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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...

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.

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. 

Folks Like Us: Organisations like the CPP around the globe

Folks Like Us: Organisations like the CPP around the globe

In Australia, the Cities Power Partnership is helping councils and cities make the switch to clean energy. But around the world there are noteworthy organisations and projects spearheading similarly successful climate initiatives with local governments and cities....