The Andrews Labor Government will deliver a thriving offshore wind energy sector, as work to plan and develop the Victorian Renewable Energy Terminal off the Port of Hastings gets underway.
The Andrews Labor Government is backing more jobs and investment in Portland, with support for a new feasibility study that could see Portland become home to one of Australia’s first green shipping fuel production hubs.
Victoria has been formally admitted to the Global Offshore Wind Alliance (GOWA) as its first sub-national.
More communities will be able to harness the power of rooftop solar generation – improving their energy reliability and lowering their bills – by connecting to a neighbourhood battery delivered by the Andrews Labor Government.
The Andrews Labor Government is driving up Victoria’s zero emission vehicle boom, with 214 new chargers including fixed and transportable chargers to be installed across Victoria.
The Andrews Labor Government is providing certainty on the future of the Loy Yang A power station, delivering energy security and supporting workers as Victoria transitions to more affordable and reliable renewable energy.
More than 1.7 million households have applied for immediate energy bill relief under round four of the $250 Power Saving Bonus - helping ease cost-of-living pressures and getting Victorians on the best energy deal possible.
New Victorian households will save up to $1,000 off their annual energy bills while reducing household emissions, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark decision to phase out gas in new homes.
Victoria is undertaking a once-in-a-generation energy transition as it works towards reaching 95 per cent renewable energy generation by 2035 and net zero by 2045.
The Andrews Labor Government is helping more Victorians take advantage of renewable energy by slashing thousands of dollars off the upfront cost of solar batteries – bringing down energy bills and helping Victoria reach net zero emissions by 2045.
The Andrews Labor Government is securing more jobs and more savings for Victorians, with a new $3 million training package to upskill the energy workers of the future.
The Power Saving Bonus Community Outreach Program has helped more than 50,000 Victorians minimise their energy costs and submit an application for the $250 payment in just three months.
The Andrews Labor Government is championing advanced technology innovation and attracting international companies looking to expand in the Asia Pacific – the latest, a Canadian renewable energy leader.
The Andrews Labor Government will ban the telemarketing of products under the Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU) program, in a suite of reforms that will protect consumers and strengthen compliance while helping Victorians cut their bills and reduce emissions at home.
The Andrews Labor Government is investing in the future and welfare of young people in Whittlesea with a new Youth Hub, in partnership with Whittlesea City Council.
An additional 150-megawatt of energy storage capacity will be added to Victoria’s grid thanks to a new big battery located at the former coal-fired power station in Hazelwood, Gippsland.
The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the state’s workforce as we move towards net zero by 2045, today releasing a 10-year clean economy plan to create the training and skills opportunities for workers, businesses, and industry.
The Andrews Labor Government is laying the foundations for the future workforce of the State Electricity Commission to create thousands of jobs to deliver Victoria’s renewable energy future.