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Position available at MEFL – Renewables Broker

Renewables Broker

We are recruiting for a renewables broker to develop and deliver a strategy to roll out medium scale solar across Moreland. You’ll need good knowledge of the renewable energy sector including relevant regulatory and policy frameworks as well as opportunities for community solar and other innovative business models. Strong technical skills are also key.

The role will be required to engage with a range of stakeholders including community solar organisations, Moreland’s SMEs, government and suppliers. The role will support both the Zero Carbon Evolution and consultancy teams within MEFL.

The role will be based in MEFL’s Brunswick office and is offered as 0.8FTE on contract to 30 June 2017.

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To apply for this role email your resume and a covering letter (no more than 5 pages including resume) to our Zero Carbon Evolution Program Manager Helen Eveleigh, using the subject line: Renewables Broker application.

Applications close Friday 2 September.

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Position available at MEFL

Director of Finance

We’re looking for someone with strong skills and experience in finance management to join the dynamic MEFL team at our office in Brunswick. This role assists the CEO in managing the day-to-day operation of MEFL with specific emphasis on financial management/reporting processes and strategic business and initiative development.

You’ll need a qualification in finance or relevant tertiary discipline, experience as a financial controller and in business case development and associated economic modelling.

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Please apply via email to our CEO Alison Rowe.

Applications close Friday 9 September.

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Want to win $1500 for your local sustainability project in Moreland?

MEFL is seeking applications from Moreland community groups, schools, early learning centres or other organisations that are leading projects that contribute maximum outcomes towards Moreland’s Zero Carbon Evolution goals. Moreland’s Zero Carbon Evolution strategy sets out our community’s ambitious goal to reduce emissions by 22% across the Moreland community by 2020. Each project must demonstrate how it will positively contribute to one or more of the ZCE goals. The winning project will receive a $1,500 prize to go towards the project. Applications must be emailed to by 9am on Monday 15th August.

The winner will be announced at the ZCE partner event on Thursday 18th August as part of MEFL’s inaugural Spark conference.

For more information, download the Zero Carbon Evolution Community Prize flyer.


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Sign up for a free home energy efficiency score AND the chance to win energy efficiency measures up to $1,500 for your home

Would you like to know more about the energy efficiency of your home, and how you could improve it?

Positive Charge is looking for households to take part in a home energy efficiency trial during August and early September.

On behalf of the Moreland energy Foundation Ltd (MEFL) Positive Charge is conducting a second round of trial testing of the Residential Efficiency Scorecard.

The Residential Efficiency Scorecard system is being developed by the Victorian Government to help Victorians better understand the energy performance of their homes, make informed choices about improving the quality of their living environment, while saving money on their gas and electricity bills.

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Vale Mike Hill


With deep sadness we note that Mike Hill passed away on 26 July 2016.

Mike leaves a huge legacy of achievements, including his vital role in the formation of MEFL.

Mike will be sadly missed, not only for his tireless work and campaigning for sustainability and social justice, also for his collaborative, friendly approach to getting things done and for his sense of humour.

We offer our sincere condolences to Mike’s partner Lorna and his family.

The family has requested that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Moreland Energy Foundation. Donations can be made online here or send cash or cheque to the MEFL Office.

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Registrations are open for Spark 2016



Moreland Energy Foundation Ltd is excited to be holding its inaugural conference to ignite local action on climate change.

Spark 2016 will have a strong emphasis on progressive ideas and collaborative action, and bring together a diverse range of industry stakeholders, including state and local government policy-makers, business leaders, renewable energy experts, climate campaigners and the community.

Join us for two days of inspiring panel discussions and workshops geared towards generating action-oriented outcomes. There will also be a walking tour showcasing local sustainable energy projects, opportunities for networking and collaboration, entertainment and wonderful local food.

If you are keen to be part of creating a sustainable future, Spark 2016 is an event not to be missed.

Find out more, read the program, and register here.


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Volunteer profile – Kate Mitchell


Kate Mitchell

I’ve been volunteering at MEFL since March, working on Moreland’s Zero Carbon Evolution program, helping with admin and community events. I’ve really enjoyed seeing how the tasks that I do fit into a bigger picture and are valuable to MEFL’s business strategy.

MEFL is a great place, full of down-to-earth people who enjoy having a laugh but are super-passionate about their jobs.

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MEFL’s ‘Spark’ Conference 18-19 August


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Save the date!

‘Spark’ is MEFL’s inaugural conference to inspire collaborative action on climate change.

The Moreland Energy Foundation is excited to announce its first conference. With a strong emphasis on progressive ideas and collaboration, this event will bring together a diverse range of industry stakeholders, including state and local government policy-makers, business leaders, renewable energy experts, climate campaigners and the community. If you’re interested in a sustainable future, this is an event not to be missed.

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