Community Wellbeing - Solar and Batteries Project

About the Project

The Community Wellbeing - Solar and Batteries Project delivers improved community infrastructure through the installation of solar panels and battery storage (with off-grid capability) across childcare/preschool and other service facilities in the Blue Mountains area. The work improves grid stability through renewable energy and battery storage and provides the community with improved resilience to power outages and extreme weather events.


Project Scope

The installations are being delivered in the following locations:

  • Blackheath Kookaburra Preschool Kindergarten
  • Euroka Childcare Centre
  • Glenbrook Preschool Kindergarten
  • Hazelwood Childcare Centre
  • Blue Mountains' Thrive' Service
  • Katoomba Neighbourhood Centre (Cottage) Belong Blue Mountains
  • Elizabeth Evatt Community Legal Centre Inc
  • Katoomba Leura Preschool Kindergarten
  • Katoomba Childrens Cottage
  • Heatherbrae House - Connect Services
  • Mountains Community Resource Network
  • Springwood & District Preschool Kindergarten
  • Wentworth Falls Preschool Kindergarten
  • Bunya Childcare Centre
  • Winmalee Preschool Kindergarten
  • RFS & SES emergency centre
  • Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

Fast Facts


NSW Government Funding: $870,200.00

Co-Contribution: $100,000.00



Kookaburra Kindergarten 
9/11 Park Ave
Blackheath NSW 2785

Katoomba Children’s Cottage
5W End St
Katoomba NSW 2780

Hazelwood Early Childhood Centre
10 Rosedale Ave
Hazelbrook NSW 2779

Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
30 Parke St
Katoomba NSW 2780

Springwood Community Arts Centre
22 Ferguson Rd
Springwood NSW 2777

SES Shed
9 Valley Rd
Katoomba NSW 2780

Springwood Depot
2/20 Lawson Rd
Springwood NSW 2777

Aboriginal Land:


Project Updates

Project Summary
  • Initial structural assessments conducted on first round of potential buildings
Next Steps
  • May 2024 - Further structural assessments for second round of potential buildings.

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