Totally Renewable Yackandandah has been recognised at the 2020 Premier's Sustainability Awards.
The community group was named one of 12 winners, taking out the community category and the Premier's regional recognition award for its work on the virtual power plant project.
The aim of the scheme is to enable Yackandandah to operate off 100 per cent renewable energy by 2022.
Totally Renewable Yackandandah chair Matthew Charles-Jones admitted it was a thrill to receive the awards, however, it's not what the group strives for.
"We're not doing this for recognition, we're doing it because it's the right thing to do," he said.
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"It's the right thing to do because of the value it represents to voluntary committees and the added benefit of having a resilient power supply.
"We're doing it because it's the right thing to do for helping invigorate local economy and we're doing it because the urgency of climate change requires it of us.
"The award is an acknowledgement of a truly collaborate effort of 10 voluntary committees."
It's not the first time TRY has received recognition for their hard work, previously winning a Banksia Foundation award in 2017.
The group was also recognised at the 2019 Clean Energy Council Awards.
Mr Charles-Jones said their work and dedication is set to continue into next year as they push to reach their 2022 project target.
Research is currently under way to see the precise trajectory it will take to reach 100 per cent renewable energy.