Topic: Energy

Victoria’s Largest Solar Farm Up And Running

Victoria’s largest solar farm is now fully operational and powering Melbourne’s tram network, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today official opened Neoen’s 128 megawatt (MW) Numurkah Solar Farm, which received funding under the Labor Government’s Solar Trams Initiative. The Numurkah Solar Farm is […]

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Victoria’s Rooftop Solar Revolution Kicks Off Today

Victoria’s solar revolution takes off from today with thousands of new solar panels, batteries and hot water systems to be installed on houses across the state – boosting energy supply, creating jobs and slashing power bills. Minister for Solar Homes Lily D’Ambrosio officially launched the Andrew’s Labor Government’s landmark Solar Homes program today. The $1.3 […]

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Berrybank Wind Farm Construction Underway

Work is now underway on the Berrybank Wind Farm, which will generate enough energy to power around 138,000 homes thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark Victorian Renewable Energy Target (VRET). Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio and Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle to mark the start […]

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Solar Homes Rolling Out To Even More Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government is putting power back in the hands of hard-working Victorians with its landmark Solar Homes program set to be fully rolled out, helping drive down energy costs and creating thousands of jobs. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Solar Homes Lily D’Ambrosio and Member for Northcote Kat Theophanous in Northcote […]

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Big Battery Power For North Western Victoria

Australia’s largest integrated battery and solar farm is hard at work in North Western Victoria – storing clean energy from the Gannawarra Solar Farm and providing much needed power to the state’s energy grid. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio visited the Gannawarra Energy Storage System outside Kerang today for the official […]

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Saving Victorians Hundreds Of Dollars Off Their Power Bills

Victorian families and small businesses will save hundreds of dollars on their electricity bills, with the Andrews Labor Government setting the first ever Victorian Default Offer. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today announced the Victorian Default Offer, in line with advice from the Essential Services Commission. More than 130,000 Victorian households […]

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New Chief Executive Officer For Solar Victoria

Minister for Solar Homes Lily D’Ambrosio today announced the appointment of Stan Krpan as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of Solar Victoria. Mr Krpan will lead the implementation of the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark Solar Homes package, which is helping households across Victoria cut their energy costs while boosting supply to the grid, creating almost […]

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Grants For Victoria’s Environment Volunteers Now Open

Volunteers helping to protect and restore Victoria’s land and environment can now apply for a funding boost, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today opened the latest round of the Victorian Landcare Grants, with $1.76 million in funding available to environment volunteer groups. Landcare, Friends of […]

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New Solar Project Delivering Energy Savings For Bass

The Bass Coast Shire Council is taking charge of their energy bills and helping tackle climate change, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today officially opened a new 100kw solar PV system on the Wonthaggi Civic Centre which is set to save […]

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Old Energy Meets New Energy In Wonthaggi

A much-loved Wonthaggi tourist experience is making the transition to renewable energy thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio and Member for Bass Jordan Crugnale today visited the State Coal Mine in Wonthaggi to inspect the Old Energy New Energy Project, which supplies […]

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