Energy users will be better protected as they save money on bills and further reduce their emissions under new legislation being introduced today in our nation-leading energy efficiency program.
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.
Hundreds of Victorian electricians will be given the chance to upskill and work on electric vehicle technology as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s plan to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
The Andrews Labor Government is delivering a clean, green future for Victoria with a new circular economy accelerator project at Deakin University exploring ways to process and reuse waste across the community.
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 empowering Victorian communities across the state to prepare and adapt to the impacts of climate change with the development of six new community-led action plans.
Victoria’s Big Battery – the biggest in the southern hemisphere − is now operating, safeguarding the state’s energy supply through our hot summer months, driving down electricity prices and supporting the state’s massive renewable energy build.
The Andrews Labor Government is further cementing Victoria’s status as the clean energy capital of Australia, with a funding boost of $40 million for offshore wind projects to drive jobs and bring forward the next wave of renewable energy opportunities.
Victoria is powering towards its renewable energy target with more than 1 gigawatt of energy capacity coming from solar panels installed through the Solar Homes Program − that’s three million panels powering more than 165,000 Victorian homes.
Halls Gap Botanic Gardens is set to get an energy boost thanks to new off-grid solar power, including solar panels, an inverter and battery storage.