Minister for Energy & Resources, Lily D’Ambrosio, has congratulated the Moreland community for reaffirming its commitment to a carbon neutral future.
The Moreland municipality is making great progress in its goal of reducing greenhouse emissions by 22 per cent by 2020, as revealed at today’s Moreland Energy Foundation Zero Carbon Evolution Strategy event held in Coburg.
The Zero Carbon Evolution Strategy has outlined a number of practical initiatives aimed at assisting households and businesses transition to a cleaner, and more sustainable, energy future.
The Andrews Labor Government is a strong advocate of renewable energy as it creates jobs, drives growth and helps to maintain our lifestyle and protect the environment.
The Government has established a $20 million New Energy Jobs Fund which will offer support to community groups and businesses developing renewable energy projects. It has also moved to retain the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target scheme, which will protect 2,000 jobs across the State.
Quotes attributable to Minister for Energy & Resources, Lily D’Ambrosio
“Everyone has a role to play when it comes to cutting greenhouse emissions and working towards a zero carbon future.”
“The Moreland Council and the Moreland Energy Foundation are to be applauded for leading this initiative and putting in place innovative measures to reduce the carbon footprint of its community.”
“The Labor Government is committed to renewable energy and encourages all municipalities across the state to follow Moreland's lead in creating a cleaner and affordable energy future.”
Reviewed 19 August 2020