Ben McGowan, Totally Renewable Yackandandah

Ben McGowan, Totally Renewable Yackandandah

Ben McGowan is a long term volunteer with the community energy group Totally Renewable Yackandandah (TRY). He is co-convener of the North East Community Energy Network, and the business analyst for a TRY led project to develop a community owned electricity retailer able to facilitate micro-grid sharing. The community energy retail project builds on a partnership with distributed energy specialists Mondo Power, which has seen the installation of two of Australia’s first commercially operating micro-grids in Yackandandah.