Andrews govt kicks off energy reforms to help communities smash Victoria’s Renewable Energy Targets

  The Andrews government has kicked off energy policy reforms to clear the path for community-owned renewable energy projects, such as wind farms, with the release of a discussion paper on community owned renewables. Environment group Friends of the Earth … Continue reading Andrews govt kicks off energy reforms to help communities smash Victoria’s Renewable Energy Targets

#VRET draws NZ’s Tilt Renewables to Melb creating jobs: will Matthew Guy back ambitious renewables targets?

With NZ wind company Tilt Renewables announcing it will move its regional HQ to Melbourne as Victoria gears up to meet ambitious renewables targets, Opposition Leader Matthew Guy can show leadership on renewable jobs & investment by backing the Victorian … Continue reading #VRET draws NZ’s Tilt Renewables to Melb creating jobs: will Matthew Guy back ambitious renewables targets?

ACT Libs back 100% renewables target: Will Matthew Guy lead by supporting VRET?

The ACT Liberal party has announced its backing for the territory’s Renewable Energy Target of 100 percent by 2020. The ACT Liberal party’s leadership shows ambitious renewable energy policies can win bipartisan support. The move sets an example for Victorian opposition leader … Continue reading ACT Libs back 100% renewables target: Will Matthew Guy lead by supporting VRET?

New wind farms signal Vic renewables boom

Friends of the Earth welcome the Andrews government’s long-awaited announcement of a 100 megawatt renewable energy purchase, saying it’s a sign of bigger things to come. “The Andrews government’s support for two new wind farms is a welcome appetiser while … Continue reading New wind farms signal Vic renewables boom

City of Melb leads with renewable energy purchase, now it’s Spring St’s turn

A City of Melbourne-led consortium is advertising a call for tenders for 110 gigawatt hours of renewable energy. The initiative is a welcome act of leadership as the Victorian government prepares to release it’s long-awaited Renewable Energy Action Plan. The consortium’s renewable energy … Continue reading City of Melb leads with renewable energy purchase, now it’s Spring St’s turn

New wind farm opens in Victoria thanks to ACT’s Renewable Energy Target

A new wind farm was opened in Victoria as the Andrews government prepares to release its Renewable Energy Action Plan, which will set Renewable Energy Targets for the state. Friends of the Earth welcomed the opening of the wind farm, which was … Continue reading New wind farm opens in Victoria thanks to ACT’s Renewable Energy Target