Utilities Saving and Value Energy (U-Save) is an education and capacity building program that will provide simple information and resources to support new arrivals from refugee backgrounds to understand:
- saving money on energy
- energy bills
- concessions and rebates
- energy efficient appliances and how to access these through low or No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS)
- the electricity market
- flexible pricing
- smart meters
U-Save will translate materials into a number of community languages, run 48 local seminars - presenting to around 1,000 people and deliver 250 in-home visits. The project will also provide free energy saving items to particpants.
Seminars and home visits will be available through U-Save up until June 2016.