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Topic: "energy and consumer protection"
Melbourne’s outer suburbs are leading Victoria’s household solar boom – slashing their energy bills by hundreds of dollars each year thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $1.3 billion Solar Homes Program.
All Victorian households will receive a $250 bill busting bonus if they seek out a better energy deal on Victoria’s Energy Compare website – saving hundreds of dollars.
Victorians will enjoy supercharged solar savings, new green spaces and more renewable jobs as the Andrews Labor Government drives down energy bills and emissions.
The Andrews Labor Government is helping even more Victorians save hundreds of dollars each year on their energy bills. Eligibility for Victoria’s nation leading $1.3 billion Solar Homes program will be expanded, enabling households to access rebates for both solar panels and solar hot water..
The Andrews Labor Government is supporting regional Victorians to make the switch to renewable energy, saving them thousands in energy costs and boosting community energy capacity.
The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to invest in renewable energy in the Latrobe Valley and beyond – reducing emissions and creating jobs.
The Andrews Labor Government is boosting the number of women in the solar industry with new training and support measures – ensuring women are part of Victoria’s transition to a clean, cheap and reliable energy future.
The Andrews Labor Government will deliver Australia’s first offshore wind farms with a strong plan to drive regional investment, slash emissions and create jobs.
The Andrews Labor Government is improving gas heater safety in Victoria by setting a minimum servicing standard for Type A gas appliances such as stoves and cookers, heaters and hot water services.
The Andrews Labor Government is investigating long-term reforms to the state’s electricity distribution network following prolonged power outages caused by last year’s severe storms.
Community organisations across the state can cut energy costs, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reduce waste thanks to two Andrews Labor Government programs.
The Andrews Labor Government is taking the next step in meeting its 2050 target of net zero emissions by seeking independent expert advice on an interim emissions reduction target for 2035.
An expert panel has recommended banning embedded electricity networks in new apartment buildings and reforming existing networks to ensure all Victorians have access to the same competitive retail offers and consumer protections.