Resource Topic: Clean Energy Transition

Victoria’s Offshore Wind Policy (LF Submission 28/06/22)


Submission to Vic Govt for “Victoria’s Offshore Wind Policy Directions Paper”: LINK:>>  LF submission – offshore wind policy 28th Jun 2022 The Victorian Government has recently committed to a 2032 offshore wind target for Victoria of at least 2GW, aiming for first power by 2028. It has also set targets to reach 4GW of offshore […]

75 by 2030: Civil Society Joint Statement on Climate Ambition


“all Australian federal political parties should be pursuing a science-based target of 75% pollution reduction by 2030, with a just and fair national plan to rapidly slash climate pollution across our economy this decade” from this joint statement from civil society organisations via climate peak body Climate Action Network Australia of which Lighter Footprints is […]

June 30 Community Batteries In-person Agenda


Agenda for Community Battery meeting June 30th with Greg Hannan, Head of Network Solutions, Citipower/United energy Chris Wallin, Community Battery Project Manager, Yarra Energy Foundation Check out our Community Battery information page with links to many resources. You Tube video with directory and chapter points. Presenters’ slides as pdf Image Album

Making the switch to clean, efficient electric homes interactive pdf


Planning your switch from gas to electricity An electric heat pump hot water system will deliver hot water cleanly and efficiently Reverse-cycle air conditioners provide efficient heating & cooling Induction cooking is fast, responsive, efficient and healthy Closing your gas account will save hundreds of dollars per year in service charges. All electric homes with […]

Submission on Victorian Targets and decarbonisation pathways June 2020


Reducing Victoria’s Emissions Detailed suggestions in three sectors – electricity, land use and transport. “Victoria has just experienced over the 2019-20 summer what a 1-degree Celsius hotter climate can mean. The costs of not taking action on climate change has proven to be extremely high and certainly higher than that modeled by the consultants assisting […]

Bioenergy Roadmap 10 June 2020


A submission by Lighter Footprints to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency made 10 June 2020 regarding the role the bioenergy sector can play in accelerating Australia’s energy transition. We support the intention behind these consultations in that we recognise the need to investigate all possibilities that can contribute to Australia reducing its carbon emissions to […]

eNews – Ten to One Benefits for the Clean Economy


Forum fever hits, and we begin the Clean Economy Countdown with number 6 Looking forward to seeing you this Thursday, Oct 31. Our forum speakers are presenting a powerful, positive vision of a Clean Economy future, that avoids the massive costs if we don’t transition, and offers a safer, more prosperous future. Clear benefits include […]

Inquiry into Tackling Climate Change in Victorian Communities


An opportunity to contribute to the inquiry that the Environment and Planning Committee is undertaking into Tackling Climate Change in Victorian Communities. Our Position The debate around climate change has become complex, multi-faceted and highly politicised. This has resulted in almost total policy failure especially at the federal level of government. Recent experience has shown […]