City of Bayswater

Is a Power Partner

The City of Bayswater is keen to ensure its everyday operations do not contribute to climate change as it acknowledges that climate change is a major issue. To ensure we turn the tide in a timely manner urgent action across all levels of government is required and as such we have decided to join the Cities Power Partnership Network.

Mayor Cr Dan Bull

Council has committed to the following Cities Power Partnership pledges

Install renewable energy (solar PV and battery storage) on council buildings.

Set city-level renewable energy or emissions reduction targets.

Ensure Council fleet purchases meet strict greenhouse gas emissions requirements and support the uptake of electric vehicles.

Encourage sustainable transport use such as public transport, walking and cycling through council transport planning and design.

Support cycling through provision of adequate cycle lanes, bike parking and end-of-ride facilities.

City of Bayswater

What council has achieved in the past in energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainable transport or broader sustainability.

The City is developing an emissions profile that outlines the City’s energy use and carbon emissions from its operations. This includes an audit of electricity use, street lighting and Council plant and fleet vehicles. Additionally the City is implementing immediate actions such as the installation of Solar PV on city-owned buildings, trialing electric vehicles and undertaking an energy efficiency program across its buildings.

What council hopes to achieve in the future in energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainable transport or broader sustainability

Council has committed to pro-actively lower its carbon footprint by embracing sustainable targets of net zero emissions by 2040 and 100% renewables for its corporate practices by 2030.

What council hopes to gain from being a member of the Cities Power Partnership

By joining the CPP the City chooses to join a strong partnership that advocates for sustainability improvements across all levels of Government in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.