According to new figures just released Australia’s emissions are again the highest on record, driven this time by an increase in emissions from the electricity sector, which rose to their highest levels in two years.
Work is now underway on Victoria’s $276 million Berrybank Wind Farm, which will generate enough energy to power around 138,000 homes as a result of the Victorian state Labor government’s landmark Victorian Renewable Energy Target (VRET).
In a move that will certainly improve the country’s energy security Australia’s largest integrated battery and solar farm has been officially opened in the north of the southern state of Victoria.
Tasmania is on track to become the first state to be powered entirely by renewable energy as it pushes ahead with new projects.
According to a new study climate change presents a $4 trillion risk to the Australian economy.
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