Topic: "regional and rural development"
The Allan Labor Government is enshrining the State Electricity Commission (SEC) in Victoria’s Constitution – preventing future governments from destroying it – so that Victorians can always rely on the SEC to put their best interests first and ensure continued investment in Victoria’s energy transition.
The Allan Labor Government is helping keep Victorians safe with the installation of world-leading bushfire safety technology completed across the state.
The State Electricity Commission (SEC) is officially back, and set to lead Victoria’s renewable energy transition with a focus on supply, homes and people.
More Victorians are getting the skills they need to drive Victoria’s renewable energy future, with a new pilot program to train electricians on solar battery storage system installation and off-grid energy solutions, backed by the Andrews Labor Government.
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.
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.
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 laying the foundations for the future workforce of the State Electricity Commission to create thousands of jobs to deliver Victoria’s renewable energy future.
Traditional Owner groups and a local nursery will play a key role in the Latrobe Valley’s mine rehabilitation with a plan to collect, store and propagate native seeds that will be used to revitalise former mining land.
The Victorian Government is accelerating key electricity transmission projects to secure an affordable and reliable supply of renewable energy for homes and businesses across Victoria.
The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the first investigation to test seabed conditions off the Gippsland coast for the proposed Star of the South offshore wind energy project.
Melbourne will host the inaugural Asia Pacific (APAC) Offshore Wind and Green Hydrogen Summit from 29-31 August, backed by the Andrews Labor Government.
Australia‘s largest wind farm will soon be under construction in the Golden Plains Shire just 60 kilometres north-west of Geelong.