News

21
Oct

State wide solar survey results

The Victorian Greenhouse Alliances present the results from a sector-wide survey of solar and storage uptake in Victorian councils. In addition to benchmarking the extent to which solar and storage has been rolled-out across council facilities (at June 30 2020), the webinar also identifies opportunities for councils to collaborate on their planned projects for the 2020/21 period. Slide Presentation Local

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12
Feb

EAGA Annual Report 2018-19 released!

EAGA’s Annual Report 2018-19 is now available. Some highlights: For every dollar contributed in membership fees, approximately $2.30 is returned to EAGA councils through project-based savings The joint Energy Performance Contract program is delivering over $200K/yr in savings and 1,500 tonnes of abatement for the first tranche of councils. Projects are now being rolled out across the second tranche of

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12
Feb

EAGA provides evidence to Parliamentary Inquiry

Following EAGA’s submission to (EAGA) the Victorian Legislative Assembly Environment and Planning Committee’s Inquiry into Tackling Climate Change in Victorian Communities, EAGA’s Chair and Executive Officer we asked to present to the Committee on 5 Dec 2019. A transcript of the hearing is available on the State Government’s website.   Read EAGA’s full submission here. 

19
Nov

EAGA Annual Report 2017-18 released!

EAGA’s Annual Report 2017-18 is now available – some highlights: For every dollar contributed in membership fees, approximately $2.41 is returned to EAGA councils through project-based savings The joint Energy Performance Contract program has expanded from four to six councils. A number of major energy conservation measures have been implemented that are expected to deliver ~$200K/yr in savings and 1,500

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16
Aug

Glen Eira wins award for FOGO program

On Wednesday 18 July Glen Eira City Council won the Yarra Valley Water – Outstanding Local Government Initiative in Collection/Processing/Marketing for their food waste recycling project at the Australian Organics Recycling Association Awards. Since the introduction of food waste recycling on 1 May 2018, 11,000 kitchen caddies have been delivered to residents and already there has been a significant reduction

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