Acciona Energy breaks ground on Mt Gellibrand wind farm, a $258m project that was fast-tracked after winning a Victorian government tender.
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240MW Ararat Wind Farm now operating at full capacity, powering 120,000 homes – 37,000 of them in Canberra.
Andrews govt launches tender for up to 75MW new solar capacity in north-west Victoria, some of which will power Melbourne tram network.
We are in the midst of experiencing the impacts of dangerous global warming, which made it all the more jarring when the Federal Government came out championing the big polluters that are driving global warming.
Having locked in 100 per cent renewable energy for its electricity needs, the ACT is now turning to zero emissions for transport.
Tony Abbott uses Sky News interview to attack renewable energy in what could be seen as an affront to Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership position.
Shane Rattenbury to replace Simon Corbell as ACT climate minister, marking second time a Greens member appointed in any Australian ministry.
The 2.3MW Mt Majura solar farm – the first asset of the Ross Garnaut-chaired $100m IIG Solar Income Fund – has been launched in ACT.
Having obliterated almost all the effective federal climate and renewables policies, the focus is now switching to state-based targets, using the old arguments of higher costs and little abatement.
That both sides of politics came so close to gutting ARENA is of major concern, but it’s also an opportunity to reflect on our priorities.
ANU-based research program that aims lead the world in grid-scale battery storage innovation and integration has won $5m grant from ACT government.