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More than 500 students from around Perth will take part in a new initiative this term that teachers believe will ignite students’ excitement about learning science at school. The 2017 inaugural Synergy Schools Solar Challenge is a joint initiative between Synergy and the Science Teachers Association of WA (STAWA) that enables Year 6 and Year 8 students to build and race solar-powered standardised kit cars against other schools in semi-finals before a grand final in April.
Synergy will partner with Channel Nine to renovate the home of a deserving Western Australian family, in episode seven of ‘Matt and Kim to the Rescue’ renovation special, which will air this Sunday, 19 February 2017. Waikiki parents Russell and Amber Bates and their children Ethany (12), Xavier (10), Imogen (7) and Adison (5), have been struggling recently as their family deals with numerous medical conditions, will receive a much-needed home makeover.
Synergy is pleased to donate $12,000 to the Lights for Lifeline campaign, which raises awareness of Western Australians in crisis over the festive period. Earlier this month, Perth residents were encouraged to upload a photo, or a short video, of their magical Christmas light decorations onto Synergy’s Christmas lights Facebook page and the home with the most votes would receive a share of $7,000 towards their electricity bill.
Synergy has entered a 13 year power purchase agreement (PPA) with APA Group, the owner and operator of Emu Downs Solar Farm near Cervantes, 200 kilometres north of Perth. Under the agreement, Synergy will purchase both the energy and the Large-scale Renewable Generation Certificates (“LGCs”) from the 20 MW Emu Downs Solar Farm until 31 December 2030.
Western Australia’s first choice energy supplier, Synergy, has welcomed the commencement of domestic natural gas supplies from the Chevron Australia operated Gorgon project. Synergy chief executive officer, Jason Waters, said taking delivery of domestic gas from one of the largest natural gas projects in Australia was a significant step in Synergy’s future and provides energy security for its more than one million commercial and residential customers.
Synergy is proud to Partner with Light Up Leederville Festival this Sunday December 4 . To celebrate our involvement with the community event, we’re asking Facebook users to take a photo at the event, and share with us their favourite Light Up Leederville high-Light! Simply share your high-light photo on the Synergy Facebook wall to enter! There will be instant prizes up for grabs for to those who post on the day between 12-2pm and 6-8pm, PLUS as a major prize for the entry which receives the most likes before 12pm on Wednesday December 7.
You may have heard that changes are being made to the Small-scale Technology Certificates. We have all the details, check out this article which will explain all you need to know about Small-scale Technology Certificates, how they’re changing and if this could affect you.