Melbourne councils help pensioners beat the heat with solar

Melbourne councils help pensioners beat the heat with solar

WITH TEMPERATURES SET TO soar above 40 degrees today, Melbourne councils are helping vulnerable residents to beat the heat with solar power.The Solar Savers program, originally developed by City of Darebin council, helps pensioners to install solar systems with no...
Councils ready to lead on electric vehicles

Councils ready to lead on electric vehicles

This article first appeared on ARENA Wire on December 21 2018. Could electrifying the cars and trucks used by councils be a way to kick-start our local electric vehicle industry? The Cities Power Partnership was keen to find out, so recently undertook a...
CPP’s 12 Days of Christmas

CPP’s 12 Days of Christmas

“On the first day of Christmas, my Council gave to me, a plan to switch to clean energy” 🎵🎅 All across the country, Cities Power Partnership members have been wowing us with their commitment to clean energy. Throughout the year these councils have been putting their...
Why Newcastle needs an electric race event

Why Newcastle needs an electric race event

Newcastle Herald | 27 November 2018 As the V8 engines thundered down the Newcastle Supercars track over the weekend, another kind of motorsport is fast gaining pace. Electric auto racing may just be the sustainable future of motorsports. Formula E, the biggest...
EU – Australia Leadership Forum, Brussels 2018

EU – Australia Leadership Forum, Brussels 2018

Alix Pearce, Cities Power Partnership director, reports on an important gathering of international leaders in Brussels This week leaders from government, business, the non-profit sector, media, academia and science gathered in Brussels for the EU-Australia Leadership...
Australia’s Top Solar Suburbs

Australia’s Top Solar Suburbs

Every year the Climate Council tracks the relative renewable energy progress of Australian states and territories in their renewable energy update report. The 2018 report found the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), South Australia and Tasmania are leading the other...
Celebrating a Green Christmas

Celebrating a Green Christmas

No, we’re never going to experience a white Christmas here in Australia but there are some places around the country doing their best to have a green one! See below for some lovely examples of councils and cities spearheading environmentally friendly and...
Georges River Council fosters a climate for change

Georges River Council fosters a climate for change

The Leader | 7 November 2018 Georges River Council has joined a Climate Council initiative pledging to pursue actions to accelerate pollution reduction and source clean energy projects.   The council is joining the Cities Power Partnership, a free national...

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