The City of Sydney raises the bar on its renewable energy and climate targets

Last Modified: Mon Jul 02 2018 07:10:22 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 50%
    of electricity generated in the city to come from renewable energy by 2030.
  • 70%
    reduction in emissions to be achieved by 2030.
  • 0
    net emissions to be achieved by 2050.
  • 28 Jun 2016
    The Environmental Action 2016–2021 plan released and builds on current targets. The new plan commits to shorter-term targets in energy, water, climate adaptation, waste, transport and “greening”, based on a range of goals set for between now and 2021, and includes:
  • #1
    plans to incentivise Sydney’s first net zero emissions buildings.
  • #2
    develop an energy retrofit program for residential apartment buildings.
  • #3
    give a $10 million boost to local renewable energy development.
  • #4
    engineer a waste to energy strategy for the city and foster recycled water schemes.
  • 7,800
    Number of solar panels expected to be installed on properties that belong to the city by mid 2021 - Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore in comments on 28 Jun 2018.