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More than 120 solar panels will be installed on the roof of the Illawarra Sports Stadium in Berkeley to reduce the carbon footprint and save costs. The 121 panels will receive a $ 35,000 grant the stadium received last year from the state government’s Community Building Partnership program. The work is expected to take a week. Read more: The couple were charged after a man stabbed the chest at Barrack Point Caravan Park. Illawarra Sports Stadium chairman Graeme Haney said the money amortized using solar energy would help cover the cost of the $ 300,000 air conditioning the stadium installed last year. Air conditioning was installed to make the facility on Hooka Creek Road more comfortable for users who include a large number of community members. The stadium hosts not only sporting events, but also trade fairs, exhibitions, dances and playgroups, among other things. Read more: This new nature playground in Flinders is safe for Scarlett. Mr. Haney said the volunteer-run leisure complex operated for profit and bought the air conditioning himself, with no grants or outside funding. He said the stadium is a community project. We rely on subscription income to support our journalism. If you are able, please subscribe here. If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support.

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More than 120 solar panels will be installed on the roof of the Illawarra Sports Stadium in Berkeley to reduce the carbon footprint and save costs.

The 121 panels will receive a $ 35,000 grant the stadium received last year from the state government’s Community Building Partnership program.

The work is expected to take a week.

Graeme Haney, chairman of the Illawarra Sports Stadium, said the money, amortized by using solar energy, would help cover the cost of the $ 300,000 air conditioning the stadium installed last year.

Air conditioning was installed to make the facility on Hooka Creek Road more comfortable for users who include a large number of community members.

The stadium hosts not only sporting events, but also trade fairs, exhibitions, dances and play groups, among other things.

Mr. Haney said the volunteer-run leisure complex was run for profit and bought the air conditioning himself, with no grants or outside funding.

He said the stadium is a community project.

We rely on subscription income to support our journalism. If you are able, please Subscribe here. If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support.