Labor’s win in Victoria sets whole country on target for a rapid clean energy transition. The question now is only the pace, and that will be resolved by the upcoming federal poll.
State poll delivers a crushing defeat to Liberal-National Coalition, and a clear endorsement of strong policies on climate change and renewable energy.
Victoria Labor government proposes rebates and zero interest loans to encourage another 650,000 homes to install another 2.6GW of rooftop solar.
Siemens to install co-gen, energy and water efficient technology in $11m state government-backed Museums Victoria upgrade.
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.
Victorian state government becomes Australia’s first to join green bond market with $300m issuance to finance low-carbon investment.
Andrews Labor government pledges net zero emissions for Victoria by 2050, releases interim policies, in response to recommendations of Climate Change Act review.
Andrews government renewables plan promises to drive new investment in wind farms, reduce network barriers to take-up of rooftop solar and storage.
With the Abbott government sabotaging Australia’s clean energy future, states like Victoria must step up and lead on renewables. Here’s how.