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EV Fleet Program revs up with $300k backing

EV Fleet Program revs up with $300k backing

The Cities Power Partnership has received a $300,000 grant from Boundless to accelerate their work supporting the transition of local government fleets to electric vehicles through their ‘EV Fleet Program’. 

West Australian Councils Leading Emissions Reduction

West Australian Councils Leading Emissions Reduction

We recently brought together over 40 West Australian councils to discuss the opportunities for local government to act on climate change and capitalise on the benefits of the state’s emerging clean economy. 

Five Councils Championing Sustainable Transport

Five Councils Championing Sustainable Transport

Transport is Australia’s fastest-growing source of greenhouse gas emissions and our country’s second biggest source of climate pollution. The People and Transport National Poll 2022, commissioned by the Climate Council and conducted by YouGov, found that more than two-thirds of Australians think governments should deliver more footpaths and bike lanes across the country. 

An update on our Climate Summit and Climate Awards

An update on our Climate Summit and Climate Awards

With the return of in-person events post-pandemic, our team is beginning to plan a CPP Climate Summit next year (more info to come soon – stay tuned!). The CPP Climate Awards, our much anticipated and regarded awards program, will also make a return in 2023.

Electrifying Council Power Tools

Electrifying Council Power Tools

Today, most tradies in Australia have voluntarily switched to battery-powered tools. The trend has been accelerated by more-powerful and longer-lasting batteries. A similar but slower changeover to battery power is taking place with garden tools.

CEO interview: Orange goes 100% renewable

CEO interview: Orange goes 100% renewable

David Waddell is the Chief Executive Officer at Orange City Council. Orange recently announced they will use 100% renewable energy to power its large sites and streetlights from January 1, 2023. Through this deal, together with Council’s renewable energy action plan...