Australian states, territories and local governments leading the way on renewables and climate commitments

May 3, 2017 at 1:55 am

We started tracking the commitments of states, territories and local governments in 2014 when we developed the Renewable Energy Master Plan for Lismore City Council. It was only three years ago, but back then, there were few pledges to ambitious carbon reduction or renewable energy targets. There was the ACT Government’s commitment to 100% renewable … Continue reading Australian states, territories and local governments leading the way on renewables and climate commitments

Book trailer ‘Energy Unlimited’

April 3, 2017 at 11:33 am

If, as a society, we are to meet the Climate Agreement that was signed in Paris in 2015, we need to reach zero net emissions by the second half of this century. Organisations will play a big part in reaching this milestone. As part of their sustainability commitments and to combat rising electricity prices, organisations … Continue reading Book trailer ‘Energy Unlimited’

How the average council can save ratepayers $1m per year

March 27, 2017 at 11:44 pm

100% Renewables undertook an investigation of how much regional councils spend on electricity, street lighting and fuels, on average. The results are that a typical rural council in NSW spends about $2.5m per year on electricity, $250,000 on street lighting electricity and roughly $1m on fuels like diesel and petrol. By implementing energy efficiency measures like … Continue reading How the average council can save ratepayers $1m per year

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