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4. Summer of Sustainability - The Energy Equation

Venue & Site | Energy



In this chapter the SOS team ask ‘where is the most energy consumed during a festival?' They also explore the challenges of reducing energy use. The case for clean energy is analysed through innovations such as the Big Day Out's mobile solar truck. The team find that energy efficiency and clean energy generation go together like ‘peaches and cream'.


The Summer of Sustainability Music Festivals Project (SOS)

The Summer of Sustainability (SOS) is an action learning partnership between government, non-profit organisations and some of Australia's leading music festivals. In the Australian Summer of 2008 and 2009, Sustainability Victoria went out to 5 Victorian music festivals and asked ‘what do you think about sustainability?' What are you already doing? And how did you think you could do it better? Along the way, the partnership grew to include Victoria's Sustainable Living Foundation (SLF) and the new Sustainable Events Planner. This five chapter documentary was developed as part of the SOS project.