Mildura Weekly : Friday May 23 2014 Vol 8 No 29
Where agriculture and community unite 2014 Mildura Field Days 12 24-28 DEAKIN AVE, MILDURA PHONE: 03 5022 7088 www.deakinmotorcycles.com.au 24-28 DEAKIN AVE, MILDURA PHONE: 03 5022 7088 www.deakinmotorcycles.com.au SAVE UP TO $1000 ACROSS THE HONDA ATV RANGE SAVE UP TO $1600 ACROSS THE SUZUKI ATV RANGE EMILY McMahon is a former young Mildura woman who is helping to move Australia’s renewable energy storage in- dustry forward, and beating the electric- ity companies at their own game. Emily grew up here, but moved to Adelaide in 2005 to study before becom- ing a founding partner in standalone power company Off-Grid Energy Aus- tralia in 2011. Emily says: “My partners and I saw an opportunity in an area that wasn’t being serviced as well as it could have been. There were a handful of grid con- nect solar companies doing standalone power ‘on the side’, but no one was giv- ing customers, or their system’s design, the attention that’s needed when you live ‘off the grid’.” ◊ Continued Page 19 Giving power back to the people ◊ POWER TO THE PEOPLE: Off-Grid director, Hugh Driscol, left, with Emily, the company’s national marketing manager, and national design consultant Adam Crickmar, fellow director Sean LePoidevin and head technician Randal Love.
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