Access to the ACT Renewables Hub Community Online
Hub members gain access to an internal Virtual Workspace and Social Media group where all stakeholders share useful information, offer assistance, broadcast business opportunities or call to action for advocacy and support.
Stay up to date with relevant news and upcoming industry events. Each week The Hub management compiles the latest news, events, resources and opportunities awaiting the ACT Renewables community. The bulletin is circulated to members in an easy-to-digest format.
A deeper dive into what’s new in the ACT Hub. From member introductions to member stories and event reviews, all in one eNewsletter.
Whether online or in person, The Hub advocates the optimal means of building a strong community is through forums that encourage professional connections and sharing of information.
Quarterly Industry Events
Building on the Smart Energy Council’s experience and extensive industry relationships, The Hub presents quality and high-profile quarterly events for members. These forums provide access to information on the latest technologies, research developments and political debate.
ACT Industry Directory and Map
To become the ‘Silicon Valley of renewables’ The Hub needs to know the who’s who of industry as well as their endeavours. The unique Directory format represents a forward step in achieving a comprehensive listing. Members can view the industry by geographical region or industry sector.
Access to the Hub’s Online Platform
Making connections with the members of the group, adding events to an Industry Calendar, building new ideas, access to a shared resources library... all that and much more in a single space with 24/7 virtual access.
Access to Mentoring & Investment Network
The Hub has assembled the most influential people in the industry who freely share their experiences, tips, and knowledge of funding and capital raising opportunities in a bid to aid entrepreneurs grow their business. Those keen to raise their profile and present innovative ideas for investment opportunities in the ACT are welcome to become a mentor or investor.
National and International exposure
The ACT Renewables Hub website is the one-stop-shop for everything renewables in the ACT, the ideal platform for member companies to boost their web presence. Members are invited to add their logo, business outline and website link to The Hub website pages.
Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunities
The ACT is a leader in Renewables and CleanTech. Canberra has become the eighth major city in the world, and the first outside of Europe, to source its electricity by 100 per cent renewable energy. The ACT Renewables Hub is one of the initiatives contributing to the Territory’s reputation. Be part of this movement through exclusive sponsorship opportunities. Sponsorship may be in the form of project partnerships or through individual activities.
Subscription to Smart Energy Magazine and Discounted Rates on Smart Energy Magazine Advertising
Published quarterly, the Smart Energy magazine presents the latest news, insights, and analysis on the solar, storage and smart energy industry. It provides critical business insight and in-depth features on companies, people, strategies, ideas and trends. Subscribe to receive a hard copy or digital version.
Discounts on all Smart Energy Membership Types
The Smart Energy Council is the national peak body for solar, storage and smart energy industries with activities in advocacy, development and training. It is a not-for-profit, membership based organisation representing and providing professional support and recognition to more than 1,000 members. Corporate, Master installer and individual membership help strengthen and support the growth of the smart energy sector.
Special invitation to be part of the ACT Booth at the Smart Energy Annual Conference
Australia’s premier Solar, Storage And Smart Energy Conference And Exhibition. Learn from the influencers in the sector throughout the exhibition and in the multi-stream conference and 100+ sessions. Network with 5,000+ smart energy industry professionals, thought leaders and decision makers at a variety of social events.
Shared Resources & Workspace
Democratisation of information is regarded key to create innovative, well informed and competitive communities. The Hub’s Online Platform provides the tools needed to create a virtual workspace where all members can seed ideas and develop them collaboratively through shared resources and/or libraries.
*Benefits vary according to the type of membership
Being a member of the Hub is to make a statement of support for the Renewables and CleanTech Industry of the Territory. Members benefit from Hub events, communications, news updates and information about industry opportunities.
Anyone with a stake in the ACT renewables industry (eg business, not-for-profit, consultant, trades, academia, government, interested citizen), is welcome to become part of the ACT Renewables Hub.
Shane Rattenbury, MLA, ACT Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability
Being part of the ACT Renewables Hub provides exciting opportunities for renewable energy start-ups, companies and academia to collaborate and share expertise. It is all part of Canberra being a centre for renewable energy and sustainability excellence.
David Keightley, CEO/Founder of Ecospectral
Responsive, smart, connected, engaged and efficient are words I'd use to describe the ACT Renewables Hub. If you are in Renewable Energy in Canberra, whether a systems, solution provider or direct renewable energy capabilities, do your company a favour, join "the Hub!"
Professor Ken Baldwin, Director, ANU Energy Change Institute
The ACT Renewables Hub has given me the opportunity to share the Energy Change Institute’s research and expertise to a wide range of people and industries who are vital in guiding Australia’s