In early March, Yes 2 Renewables visited Melbourne Town Hall to brief city councillors about our campaign for ambitious Victorian Renewable Energy Targets. Melbourne emerged as a hub for the renewable energy sector in the early 2000s. The establishment of the national Renewable Energy … Continue reading City of Melbourne leads with renewable energy ambition
The Daniel Andrews’ government’s commitment to reinstate a Victorian Renewable Energy Target (VRET) has won the endorsement of The Standard newspaper. There’s a growing chorus of support for a VRET. The scheme can secure investment and create good jobs for communities in … Continue reading The Standard: Victorian RET is the way to go
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”
Victoria’s renewable energy sector is on the ropes. Despite the welcome commitment of Victorian Labor to repeal the previous state government’s anti-wind farm laws, the Abbott government is retarding the sector with its persistent efforts to weaken the national Renewable Energy Target. … Continue reading Time for Victorian govt leadership on renewables
Friends of the Earth welcome the appointment of Lily D’Ambrosio as Victoria’s Minister for Industry, Energy and Resources and Lisa Neville as Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water. “New energy minister Lily D’Ambrosio understands the challenges facing renewable energy … Continue reading Friends of the Earth welcome new Vic Climate Change and Energy Ministers
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?