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Sustainable Energy in Victoria

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Victoria’s renewable energy is generated by harnessing the sun’s radiation or heat, the wind, the tides or heat stored underground to make electricity and heat. Generating electricity from renewable energy sources produces very little carbon pollution.


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Community Renewables Solar Grants Initiative
The Government’s grant program to provide a clean energy future for Victoria’s lifesaving clubs.
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Accessing Solar Panel Systems
New low-cost way to have solar installed at home.

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Renewable Energy Purchasing
The Government has released the Request for Tender under the Renewable Certificate Purchasing Initiative.

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Guide to Community-Owned Renewable Energy
A guide is now available for Victorian communities about developing community-owned renewable energy projects.

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Geothermal Heating and Cooling Project
Direct geothermal energy systems access the energy stores in the ground within a few tens of metres below the earth's surface. The earth acts both as a heat source and a sink to heat and cool buildings.

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Feed-in tariffs
Learn about Victoria’s programs to support small-scale solar and other renewable energy generation through feed-in tariffs.