By Beatka Provis Y2R members recently had the pleasure of seeing Greg Barber’s (MP) solar setup on a sunny Sunday afternoon. His household is the first in Victoria to have installed the Tesla Powerwall battery – a home battery system … Continue reading Solar battery storage in action: Y2R visit Greg Barber’s ‘powerwall’
The community campaign for a Victorian Renewable Energy Target that has been building for more than two years is coming to a head. The Andrews government soon to release its Renewable Energy Action Plan which will set state targets for renewable energy and outline the policies … Continue reading Member for Melbourne backs VRET ambition
On Saturday November 29, Victoria goes to the polls. And thousands of Victorians across the state will vote for renewable energy. Yes 2 Renewables have prepared a simple policy scorecard to show where the major parties stand: Victorian Labor Party If the … Continue reading Yes 2 Renewables’ Vic election scorecard
Renewable energy is a mainstream election issue in the marginal seat of South Barwon—which stretches from the suburbs of Geelong, down to the Surf Coast and out to Moriac. Anti-wind farm laws introduced by the Coaltion government in 2011 killed off the Surf … Continue reading Election Watch: Where do South Barwon candidates stand on renewable energy?
In the last days of the 2014 Victorian election campaign, The Greens are sending a clear signal that renewable energy is a policy priority. Whether it’s the Labor party or Coalition who forms government, renewable energy will be squarely on the agenda. … Continue reading Election Watch: Renewable energy a Vic Greens priority
Renewable energy is a mainstream election issue in the hotly-contested seat of Macedon. Anti-wind farm laws introduced by the Coaltion government in 2011 have hit the Macedon Ranges hard. A large-scale blanket ban on wind farms now cuts across the electorate. The anti-wind farm … Continue reading Voices of Macedon: Renewables, surely the way
Renewable energy is a mainstream election issue in the hotly-contested seat of Macedon. Anti-wind farm laws introduced by the Coaltion government in 2011 have hit the Macedon Ranges hard. A large-scale blanket ban on wind farms now cuts across the electorate. The anti-wind farm … Continue reading Election Watch: Where do Macedon candidates stand on renewable energy?
A new report released by the Climate Council shows Victoria has gone from a leader to a laggard when it comes to renewable energy. The Climate Council report, The Australian Renewable Energy Race, shows Victoria is lagging behind other Australian states. On … Continue reading Napthine govt policies ‘shirtfront’ Vic renewable energy sector, costing jobs and investment
Friends of the Earth welcome the Labor party’s commitment of $200,000 to help Newstead become Victoria’s first solar town. The central Victorian town of Newstead has set a 100 per cent Renewable Energy Target by 2017. The $200,000 grant will … Continue reading Y2R welcome Labor’s support for 100% renewable energy towns
Friends of the Earth welcome the Labor party’s commitment to ‘rip up’ the worst aspects of the Napthine government’s anti-wind farm laws. “Labor’s announcement on wind energy is a welcome first step for getting Victoria back on track with renewable … Continue reading Labor’s wind energy commitment a welcome first step to get back on track with renewables