Liz Hamilton

Liz Hamilton

Liz Hamilton leads the Energy Smart Farming Community of Practice on behalf of Agriculture Victoria.  Liz started working in renewable energy in 2008 focussing on bioenergy advocacy and development in Victoria. Liz recently worked with DELWP around large scale renewable energy engagement. She has lived on a small farm, which is completely off-grid, for over 20 years and consequently, never takes energy for granted!

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Podcasts & Webinars

Exploring Beyond Diesel Forums
NSW Dept Primary Industries and partner agencies recently ran a great 3-part series of on-line forums which explored options to improve farm …
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Dairy energy audit in Gippsland

Dairy energy audit was an eye opener for Clydebank farmers
Wilco Droppert and Sandra Jefford knew that their dairy farm energy bills were high, but …
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Useful Links

The Agriculture Energy Investment Plan (AEIP)
Agriculture Victoria’s AEIP is open to farmers and businesses whose primary operation is in the agriculture sector. The plan provides …
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Diesel saving tips for pumps

Water pumps are one of the big users of diesel in agriculture, along with tractors and field machinery. During NSW DPI’s first round of Farm …
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Stand-alone solar for pumping low water volumes

Solar power supply options
Solar pumping systems are well suited to pumping smaller water volumes such as for stock and domestic usage or small-scale irrigation. Free …
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Image of solar panels on woolshed at Pecora NSW
On-farm energy feasibility studies and pilot projects (NSW DPI)

NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) have completed a range of projects to assess the feasibility of technologies and business models that address the …
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