The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new $2 million program to support the development of waste to energy technologies.
Category: Victorian Government
Victoria’s Labor government calling for expressions of interest to build 20MW battery storage array, to improve grid stability.
With Hazelwood set to close, Andrews government unveils $5m scheme to install solar PV, hot water at 1,000 Latrobe Valley homes.
Victoria’s government will ban onshore gas fracking with the support of the state Coalition; a fairer solar feed-in tarrif, not-so much.
Shepparton Council calling for expressions of interest for development of a major solar farm in Mooroopna – a possible contender to power Melbourne’s tram network.
In the face of an increasingly divided Turnbull government, Victoria’s Labor government has upped the ante on climate action, pledging to cut state emissions by up to 20 per cent within three years on the road to zero net emissions by 2050.
Queensland prices soar again; more on AGL’s cheap price for wind energy; and battery storage costs falling quickly.
Victoria has announced a tender for 75MW of large scale solar to be constructed in the northwest of the state.
Victoria hires driving force behind ACT’s reverse auction program to help drive the state’s 40% renewable energy target by 2025.
With no economic option to clean it up, and no buyer, the French owner of Victoria’s Hazelwood coal power plant has confirmed it will close in March 2017. Engie also looking to sell Loy Yang B coal plant, and WA Kwinana gas station, as it transitions to low-carbon generation.