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LAKE MACQUARIE CLIMATE ACTION.


Minutes of
Meeting


13/4
/2012


Members Present:

Richard Edmonds, Ted Howells,
David Whitson


Apologies:

Owen Bailey


Minutes of Previous Meeting:

Approved as accurate.


Membership of CANA

CAN and Rising Tide

have agreed to support LMCA membership application
.

CANA to
consider
at the
ir

AGM

meeting
in
May.


Living Smart Festival:

David

agreed to

check with CAN re joint participation at the September
2012
Living Smart
Festival on the same basis as last year.


Smart Energy Expo
:

It was agreed that the LMCA participation in the Expo was a worthwhile exercise in promoting
the local environmental aims of LMCA.
The extent of visitor interest in electric cars and the
need to find ways of limiting the expected adverse

economic effects of “peak oil” was noted.


Smart

Grid
/
Smart

City Seminar
:

Ted gave notice that he would put on the Yahoo site
for critical comment by LMCA members
a
document
outlining his concept for reducing the number of cars on the road at peak times.
He
noted that
in
the
SG/SC

trials forty RedFlow 10kWhr battery/inverter units would be monitored
in the
Elermore Vale area to assess their value
as an adjunct to the electricity grid
. The results
of this trial would in fact show the value or otherwise of
such batteries mounted in the boots of
cars parked at the rail station in the park
-
n
-
ride scenario.


BZE:

Richard reported

that he had
attended a BZE meeting in Newcastle arranged by BZE
NSW
Manager

Bronwyn Lee. He and Stephen Tansing are both now trained
BZE presenters

available to the

BZE Newcastle

sub
-
group
as needed.


Web
-
site Update:

The meeting thanked Owen for fixing
certain problems on the site and David agreed to write
updates where necessary.


LMCC Cooperation:

David arranged to have the LMCA
fliers made available to visitors to the enquiry counter at
Council Administrative Centre
. The fliers will be placed with other public
interest pamphlets

on
the notice board



100% Renewables Campaign:

Richard spoke about the 100% Renewables Campaign. He has agreed to contact Pauline
Dunne re
a
possible supporting role for LMCA.


Next Meeting:

Thursday, 10
th
May

2012.