City of Canterbury-Bankstown Partnership Action Pledge
Our power partners are commited to switching to non-polluting energy and reducing emissions in their communities.
Support the community with the uptake of renewable energy though the “Our Energy Future” program ---- Encourage local businesses and residents to take up solar PV, battery storage and solar hot water heating. This can be done through providing incentives or streamlining approval processes.
Undertake investigations, options and costings for the installation of additional renewable energy at Council buildings, facilities and open space. ---------------- Install renewable energy(solar PV and battery storage) on council buildings for example childcare facilities, libraries, street lighting, recreation centres, sporting grounds, and council offices.
Develop an Electric Vehicle (EV) charging strategic plan, including public spaces and new strata developments. -- Ensure that new developments are designed to maximize public and active transport use, and are designed to support electric vehicle uptake.
Develop a specific precinct DCP for new multi-unit apartments in the Sydenham to Bankstown Urban Renewal Corridor, to reduce energy use and improve sustainability outcomes. -------------- Use strategic and statutory planning processes to promote renewable energy both at the residential, commercial and larger scale.
Investigate alternative to landfill for Councils household waste stream, including energy from waste (EfW) technologies. ----- Identify opportunities to turn waste to energy