There is a shadow over Bacchus Marsh. The shadow has a name, and a number: EL 5294, a licence to explore for brown coal, black coal and methane on this pristine farmland.
ARENA is seeking to build large-scale solar panel arrays across Australia, and the Victorian Government could partner to put solar panels on the MCG.
Pushing federal govt to change RET legislation can’t be the only strategy. If it fails, Victoria must go around Abbott to set its renewables target.
Transformation of our energy system is underway. However governments in Australia have struggled to keep up with the pace of change in technology and price.