“The best kind of energy is renewable and the best kind of renewable energy is community owned” Cam Walker, Friends of the Earth “The secret is the ingenuity of communities coming up with their own solutions” Kate Auty, Strathbogie Voices … Continue reading Victoria: Community powered state?
Friends of the Earth welcome Premier Andrews delivering on the election promise to ‘rip up’ the worst aspects of the Coalition government’s anti-wind farm laws. “Labor’s announcement on wind energy is a good first step for getting Victoria back on track with renewable energy,” said Friends … Continue reading Andrews govt’s wind energy reforms “a good first step”
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
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 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
“If not us, who? If not now, when? Today is the day for Victoria to assume its rightful place in leading the nation towards a sustainable energy future.” – The Hon. John Thwaites, second reading of the bill that created the … Continue reading Election Watch: Will Labor lead on renewables?
Friends of the Earth have launched a Macedon Energy Futures Survey on the views voters in the hotly-contested seat of Macedon hold on the government’s anti-wind farm laws just weeks from the November 29 state election. The report was launched at … Continue reading Macedon community survey finds strong support for renewables, dumping anti-wind farm laws