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 Andrews Labor Government is helping more Victorians access modern and more affordable all electric homes through an Australian first program that will deliver bulk solar panels and hot water rebates for housing.
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.
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.
The Andrews Labor Government is ramping up its transition towards a cleaner and more sustainable bus fleet, with funding in this year’s budget for the Zero Emissions Bus roll out – backing Footscray’s first zero emission buses.
The Andrews Labor Government is putting the power back in the hands of Victorians – bringing back the State Electricity Commission (SEC), delivering more cheap renewable energy and backing the skilled jobs of the future.
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.