Solar and Energy Efficiency Projects

Project Addresses:  Council childcare, community and operational buildings. See details below.

Project Description:

This program delivers energy efficiency projects such as PV solar power installations and LED lighting upgrades at a range of Council childcare, community and operational buildings. These works will deliver on Council’s strategic direction that Inner West is a zero emissions community that generates its own clean energy and Council plans such as Climate and Renewables Strategy and Pathway to a Carbon Neutral Council.

Read more about operating solar powered Council buildings completed to at the Powering our facilities with solar webpage

In 2021-2022 Council will complete:

Solar power installations and upgrades at:

  • Completed : Council Depot, Unwins Bridge Road, St Peters
  • Completed : Balmain Occasional Care, rear 370 Darling St, Balmain
  • Completed : Deborah Little Early Learning Centre, 1 Macarthur Parade, Dulwich Hill 

Internal LED lighting upgrades at:

  • Deborah Little Early Learning Centre, 1 MacArthur Parade, Dulwich Hill 
  • Enmore Children’s Centre, 305 Enmore Rd, Marrickville
  • Hannaford Community Centre, 608 Darling St, Rozelle
  • Jimmy Little Community Centre, 19 Cecily St, Lilyfield 
  • Leichhardt and Marrickville Family Day Care- 22 Foster St, Leichhardt
  • Tillman Park Early Learning Centre, 75 Unwins Bridge Rd, Tempe 
  • Stanmore Library, Douglas Street, Stanmore

  Photo of completed lights at Tilman Park Childcare

Tilman Park Photo final internal LED


  • Completed : Jimmy Little Community Centre,
  • Completed : LED Stanmore Library,
  • Completed : Deborah Little Early Learning Centre, solar expansion completed.
  • Completed : Leichhardt and Marrickville Family Day Care 
  • Completed : LED Tillman Park Early Learning Centre
  • Completed : Hannaford Community Centre
  • Completed : Enmore Children's Centre

Completion date: 30 Sep 2022

Budget: Council has allocated a total of $1.6m over 4 years, commencing 2019-2020. The budget in 2021-2022 is $350,000.

Project Contact: Julian Oon  on (02) 9392 5692

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