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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.
If your business is like most others, your meetings and discussions are littered with acronyms which, to the untrained ear, probably sound like another language. Perhaps you need a new CMS to achieve your KPIs for this FY. Or you need to change your SEO so your CFO can see a better ROI. Even when you’re talking about the weekend, maybe you need to visit the ATM so you could BYO to that BBQ.
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 was excited to have the opportunity to sponsor and participate in the 16th World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC), hosted by Murdoch University in Perth this week. Featuring an impressive international guest list of academics and industry experts, the conference explored technologies, global and local trends, policies, opportunities and barriers associated with its theme, “Transition Towards 100% Renewable Energy”.
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.