Mayor to attend power summit WAGGA mayor Greg Conkey will represent council at the Cities Power Partnership Summit 2018 in Kiama this October. The trip was approved during Monday night’s council meeting. Council joined the Cities Power Partnership in December 2017 and adopted five pledge actions in June 2018. The summit is designed to inspire, connect, engage and deliver practical information to assist councils implement carbon emissions reduction projects that contribute to the action pledges. These fall across the four areas of renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable transport and working together for influence. In January, the local government climate network welcomed 35 new councils, bringing it to 70 councils representing more than eight million people.
The article first appeared in The Daily Advertiser on 25 July 2018.