ACT’s network utility warns local consumers face higher bill for 100% renewable electricity – as locked in wind and solar prices offset wholesale price falls.
ACT Greens promise $50 million fund to give people and businesses $10,000 towards buying an electric car or motorbike.
Canberrans set to enjoy a cut to their electricity prices, after completing the transition to 100 per cent renewable electricity.
ACT records 18 per cent fall in greenhouse gas emissions as the territory’s wind and solar supplies come online, but a tougher challenge looms in transport emissions.
ACT’s gas phase-out gains momentum as Evoenergy recognises it may not be viable to connect new homes to the gas network and looks to renewable alternatives.
ACT households expected to enjoy falls in electricity prices thanks to renewables, while consumers say electricity bills and tariffs still too complicated.
ACT Government to end mandatory roll-out of gas infrastructure to new houses, as households begin dramatic shift away from the fossil fuel.
The ACT government is finalising its shift to 100 per cent renewables and is now focused on decarbonising transport with a shift to electric vehicles.
The ACT doubles down on its renewable energy commitments as Australia’s largest community solar farm moves towards construction after securing funding.
ACT becomes first state or territory to make formal declaration of climate emergency and calls on federal support for jurisdictions to prepare for climate change impacts.