Matthew Guy’s anti-VRET pledge causes pain for Lib MP Roma Britnell at Portland Candidates Forum

Matthew Guy’s misguided pledge to axe Victoria’s Renewable Energy Target has caused pain for sitting Liberal MP for South-West Coast Roma Britnell at a candidates forum on Portland’s Role in Victoria’s Energy Future at the Portland Angling Club last Thursday … Continue reading Matthew Guy’s anti-VRET pledge causes pain for Lib MP Roma Britnell at Portland Candidates Forum

From the Archive: Vic Liberals back wrong horse with anti-renewables pledge

*This opinion article was originally published on Monday 20th February at Renewreporter, which has since been discontinued. Just a week into the 2017 parliamentary year and the Victorian opposition leader has made an error that could relegate the Liberals to … Continue reading From the Archive: Vic Liberals back wrong horse with anti-renewables pledge

Momentum is building to power Melbourne’s trains with renewable energy

In 2014, The Age revealed that Melbourne’s metropolitan train network is Victoria’s second largest electricity user, and the state’s second largest single contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. That’s why Yes 2 Renewables has kicked off our campaign to get Melbourne’s … Continue reading Momentum is building to power Melbourne’s trains with renewable energy

Y2R chats to Robbie from Rokewood about renewable energy & Golden Plains wind farm proposal

On Friday the 15th June, members of Yes 2 Renewables paid a visit to the Victorian township of Rokewood to celebrate Global Wind Day with landholders and residents at the local solar-powered pub. We took the chance to have a … Continue reading Y2R chats to Robbie from Rokewood about renewable energy & Golden Plains wind farm proposal

Rokewood landowners & community members celebrate Global Wind Day as Golden Plains wind farm set for Geelong hearing

Last Friday the 15th of June, workers and community members across Victoria came together to celebrate wind power, and all the jobs, drought-proof income and action on climate change it represents. Members of Yes 2 Renewables hit the road to … Continue reading Rokewood landowners & community members celebrate Global Wind Day as Golden Plains wind farm set for Geelong hearing

Pollie Watch: Will Victorian Liberal MPs support workers & wind farmers?

Victorian Liberal MPs have a choice before them this weekend – will they side with the community and defend renewable energy jobs and drought-proof income for farmers? Or will they put ideology first? That’s the question that community members who … Continue reading Pollie Watch: Will Victorian Liberal MPs support workers & wind farmers?

Turnbull govt energy policy dealt another blow with VIC ruling out a scheme that undermines state climate & energy leadership

The Turnbull govt’s ‘National Energy Guarantee’–a policy that would prolong the use of gas and coal, and curtail renewables–has been dealt another serious blow. Minister for Energy Lily D’Ambrosio has confirmed Victoria will refuse to sign on to any national … Continue reading Turnbull govt energy policy dealt another blow with VIC ruling out a scheme that undermines state climate & energy leadership

Investors confident of successful VRET vote as big renewable projects proposed

New solar and wind farm projects announced just days after state government’s¬†Renewable Energy Jobs & Investment Bill 2017¬†passed the lower house demonstrates strong investor confidence in the Victorian Renewable Energy Target. As reported in the Australian Financial Review, Gisborne-based company … Continue reading Investors confident of successful VRET vote as big renewable projects proposed

Victorian Renewable Energy Target vital to keep the lights on into the future

While the rudderless Turnbull government remains divided over energy and climate policy, analysis by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) shows that it is Victoria’s Renewable Energy Target that will secure the state’s energy future. The report shows Premier Daniel … Continue reading Victorian Renewable Energy Target vital to keep the lights on into the future