In November last year, the Australian government announced they will provide $2.57 million in funding for a cutting edge project in the City of Fremantle. $5.68 million will be funded through project partners.
The project will trial the use of blockchain settlement for distributed energy and water systems and was the second largest recipient of the Grant across all of Australia, following the ‘Switching on Darwin’ project.
RENeW Nexus is the name of the recently announced Smart Cities Project that will be running in Fremantle supported by Power Ledger, Curtin University, Murdoch University, Synergy, Landcorp, Western Power, the City of Fremantle, and the Australian Government through the Smart Cities and Suburbs Program.
RENeW Nexus is seeking City of Fremantle Residents Expression of Interest (EOI) in the project and is after residents who:
- Have solar PV and/or a rainwater tank
- Want to better understand their energy and water consumption and generation
- Are interested in the future of smart cities
- Would like to be a smarter consumer and/or prosumer
For more information, and to register your interest now, click here.
A drop-in information session will be held on Friday 18th May 2018 between 14.30 and 18.30, location to be announced. EOI close on 25th May 2018