New analysis finds Victoria could meet its legislated target of net-zero emissions by 2050 nearly five years ahead of schedule.
Victoria says it has officially met its interim renewable energy target of 25 per cent by 2020, as it gears up to double that number over next 10 years.
In a bilateral agreement, the federal and Victorian governments will provide up to $200m in underwriting support for the Victoria to NSW Interconnector (VNI) West project.
Victoria kicks off new VRET auction process that will take its own operations to 100% renewable and will seek 600MW of new solar and wind farms.
Report based on state government modelling calls for urgent resumption of large-scale solar and wind energy auctions, or risk renewables development falling off a cliff.
Victoria renewable energy auction to deliver net benefits of $285 million, according to state auditor.
A bolstered VRET of 50% by 2030 is now written into Victorian law, after winning a final vote in state parliament on Wednesday.
Victoria Labor government makes good on election promise to boost the state’s renewable energy target to 50 per cent by 2030, with the introduction of a new bill.
Construction begins on Acciona’s 157.5MW Mortlake South wind farm, including Victoria’s first underground transmission line, in response to community concerns.
A 336MW Victoria wind farm inspired by local landowners, and then selected by the state government’s renewable energy auction scheme, has begun construction.