VICTORIA

Waste transporters under scrutiny

Waste transporters under scrutiny

EPA Victoria and VicRoads have commenced joint operations across the state, targeting waste transporters to ensure their vehicles are roadworthy and comply with waste transport laws.

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SEW turns to solar for Frankston head office's energy needs

SEW turns to solar for Frankston head office's energy needs

South East Water's (SEW) head office in Frankston is anticipated to meet more than 10% of its energy needs with solar energy with the installation of a new 99kW rooftop solar panel, which takes up most of the available space on the roof of the building....

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A fine month

A fine month

Two companies and a council on the eastern seaboard are feeling the pinch from fines issued by the Victorian and NSW EPAs.

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Cleanaway sells landfill sites

Cleanaway sells landfill sites

Cleanaway has entered into contracts of sale for two closed landfills in Victoria.

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CEFC invests $5M in GreenSync to create smart electricity grid of the future

CEFC invests $5M in GreenSync to create smart electricity grid of the future

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has committed $5 million to Melbourne-based company aiming to bring smart technology solutions to the energy grid as part of an $11.5 million Series B capital raising by GreenSync to enable it to scale-up its...

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New York energy reformer appointed new AEMO CEO

New York energy reformer appointed new AEMO CEO

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has appointed Audrey Zibelman, one of the heads of New York's energy reform plan - Reforming the Energy Vision (REV), as its new chief executive.

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Melbourne's tram network to be powered by the sun

Melbourne's tram network to be powered by the sun

A new large-scale 75MW solar energy plant planned for the northwest region of Victoria will soon be running Melbourne's entire tram network by the end of 2018 in a bid to cut greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Victorian government.

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Engie announces large-scale renewable projects in Australia and beyond

Engie announces large-scale renewable projects in Australia and beyond

French multinational energy giant Engie is calling for tenders for large-scale renewable energy projects on multiple continents, with large-scale solar power station developments announced for Australia.

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Vic EPA to undergo $45M overhaul. But is it as good as it sounds?

Vic EPA to undergo $45M overhaul. But is it as good as it sounds?

Following the independent EPA inquiry in March last year, the Victorian government has confirmed its support for all recommendations made and will provide more than $45 million in funding to the regulator. While the Victorian Waste Management Association...

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Talking shop with Stan Krpan

Talking shop with Stan Krpan

At the end of last year, Sustainability Victoria (SV) CEO Stan Krpan was re-appointed to lead the organisation for another five years. Krpan is well known in the sector for his leadership in a number of areas, including the development and release of...

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