Victorian Government Passes 40% By 2025 Renewable Energy Target

The Andrews Labor Government in Victoria, Australia, has successfully passed through the State’s Legislative Council its ambitious renewable energy target of 25% renewable energy by 2020 and 40% by 2025. The southern Australian state of Victoria announced its plans to introduce the country’s most ambitious renewable energy target back in …

Victoria Sets Australia’s Most Ambitious Renewable Energy Targets

The southern Australian state of Victoria has this week set the country’s most ambitious renewable energy targets of 25% by 2020 and 40% by 2025, at the same time as the government awarded two large-scale solar projects. The Victorian Labor Government announced on Wednesday the introduction of the Victorian Renewable …

Australian Wind Energy Continues To Deliver Record Low Prices

Just three months after Origin Energy stunned the renewables industry with a record low power off-take deal for the 530MW Stockyard Hill Wind Farm in Victoria, AGL Energy has delivered more of the same, securing an off-take price of below $60/MWh through the sale of its 453MW Coopers Gap Wind …

Melbourne Trams to Be Solar-Powered under Andrews Government Proposal

Building large-scale solar farms in northern Victoria part of plan to reduce state’s net carbon emissions to zero by 2050. Melbourne’s tram network will become entirely solar-powered under a proposal by the Andrews government to build large-scale solar farms in northern Victoria. The proposal, announced on Thursday, is part of …

Victoria Approves State’s Largest Windfarm Project

Victoria has approved a $650m, 96-turbine windfarm that will be the largest in the state as it bids to become the nation’s renewable energy leader. The approval of the Dundonnell project means 300 direct and indirect jobs will be created during construction and the turbines will generate 1000 gigawatt hours …