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MEDIA

Energy+Illawarra is committed to sharing the research, knowledge and results from all our program activities. An important part of this is to share with media to get our messages out into the community. Below you’ll find a collection of our media exposures.


WIN News

UOW TV


ABC Radio Interviews

ABC Melbourne

ABC Illawarra

ABC Eyre Peninsula


RETHINKING ENERGY EFFICIENCY

A team of researchers from Macquarie University and the University of Wollongong surveyed close to 1000 low-income residents aged 60 and over in the Illawarra, Southern Highlands and Shoalhaven regions of New South Wales to find out their knowledge, attitudes and practices toward energy efficient living…

Illawarra Mercury
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OLDIES SHOW HOW TO KEEP WARM

Researchers picked the brains of low-income residents aged 60 and above in the Southern Highlands, Illawarra and Shoalhaven to assist a program looking into different ways to support energy efficiency in the home without compromising comfort.

Illawarra Mercury
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RETHINKING ENERGY CONSUMPTION THROUGH HOME RETROFITS

Retrofits to 185 homes followed formative research conducted by Macquarie University and UOW’s Centre for Health Initiatives, as part of a social marketing behaviour change program that developed insights and understanding about how and why low-income older people in the Illawarra use energy in the home.

UOW Media
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HELPING THE ELDERLY STAY WARM AND COMFORTABLE THROUGH ENERGY SOLUTIONS

Key UOW research groups are contributing to a project that aims to reduce energy costs for low income, older Australians while delivering improved energy efficiency, sustainability and comfort.

UOW Media
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POWER TO THE PEOPLE: HELPING OLDER AUSTRALIANS RETHINK ENERGY EFFICIENCY

A Study of energy use among low-income older people has revealed they are being thrifty in their energy use, but with potential health and wellbeing costs.

UOW Media
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ALBION PARK RAIL COUPLE PROMOTE ENERGY SAVING

The secrets to staying warm this winter without spending big on the electricity bill could lie with grandma and grandpa, according to a new study from the University of Wollongong and Macquarie University.

Illawarra Mercury
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RISING COST OF POWER IS DANGEROUS

Elderly Aussies squeezed by sky-high energy bills are risking life and limb in an effort to save a few dollars.

Sunday Telegraph
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ENERGY CONSCIOUS ELDERLY TAKE RISKS SAVING POWER

A study of energy use among low income older people has revealed they are being thrifty in their energy use, but with potential health and wellbeing costs.

South Coast Register
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WINTER WARMTH SECRETS

The secrets to staying warm this winter without spending big on the electricity bill could lie with Grandma and Grandpa according to a new study.

Maitland Mercury
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$2.3 MILLION DOLLAR GREEN JOBS PROJECT OFF AND RUNNING

The committee responsible for the federally funded Energy Efficiency in the 3rd Age (EE3A) project has met for the first time to organise its roll-out over the next few months.

Illawarra Mercury
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ELDERLY VOLUNTEERS WARMING TO ENERGY RESEARCHERS

The homes of 200 low-income, elderly volunteers will be retrofitted with energy-saving materials as part of a $2.3 million project aimed at activating the Illawarra’s green economy.

Illawarra Mercury
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ILLAWARRA’S $2.3 MILLION GREEN JOBS PLAN REVEALED

A multimillion-dollar energy efficiency project poised to begin in the Illawarra will create no direct jobs but is intended to have flow-on benefits for the region’s green economy, according to Regional Development Australia.

Illawarra Mercury
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UNI STUDY SUPPORTS ENERGY ECONOMY

Thirty people from the Milton Ulladulla area have taken part in a research project on energy efficiency.

Milton Uladulla Times
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COMMUNITY PROGRAM TO HELP PEOPLE SAVE ENERGY AT HOME

An innovative social marketing program launched this week is helping elderly low-income earners become more energy efficient.

UOW Media
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RESEARCHERS TO WORK WITH INDUSTRY TO CUT ENERGY CONSUMPTION

UOW researchers are part of a new consortium that will encourage energy efficient behaviours and reduce energy bills of low income elderly households.

UOW Media
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ROSLYN HAPPY TO TRIAL PROGRAM FOR ENERGY SAVINGS

“Electricity is the biggest bill I pay and I thought that having solar system would be useful. When I joined the program I didn’t expect much but was happy to be part of the research project”

Illawarra Mercury
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