Empowering residents to save energy, and money

Empowering residents to save energy, and money

Tuesday, 7 July 2020

Finding ways to save money and reduce household costs has never been so important, and a new online video series created by Penrith City Council aims to help residents to do just that.

The video series titled Empowering Penrith covers a range of useful and important topics to help residents understand their energy use, reduce their energy consumption at home and save money on energy bills.

The seven short, informative and entertaining videos are co-produced by energy expert, Adam Corrigan from Your Energy Friend and are available to view on Council’s YouTube channel and on Council’s website.

Penrith Mayor Ross Fowler OAM said as we head into the middle of winter there’s small, simple changes that residents can make around the home to reduce their energy consumption.

“Energy is very expensive especially as we all try to heat our homes at this time of year, but there are ways you can reduce your energy use, stay warm and save money,” Cr Fowler said.

“From switching off standby to installing solar power, the online videos are full of hints and tips to empower residents to upskill and update themselves with the latest energy saving information and technologies.

“The videos are short, entertaining and informative but most of all, they will show you that just a few small, simple changes around the home can make a big difference to your bank balance, and to the environment, “ Cr Fowler said.

View the Empowering Penrith video series at youtube.com/penrithcitycouncil or for more information visit: penrith.city/empoweringpenrith

Information contained within this news release was correct as at Tuesday, 7 July 2020.