The cities of Banyule, Moreland and Yarra have had changes to their planning frameworks to encourage environmentally sustainable development in new buildings, officially gazetted.
The City of Melbourne has helped two iconic buildings in the CBD install solar.
Hume City Council has some great infographics on what it's been doing in its Lighting the Way project, including a summary, a photomontage and a table capturing all the changes.
NAGA and the Eastern Alliance for Greenhouse Action (EAGA) have been working together on a business case on financial models for councils supporting residential solar.
The business case considers rates based programs, commercial providers and state government loans.
Australia's new energy and environment minister says demand for coal is falling.
And that's no bad thing.
The federal Government has allocated $600 million to support large scale solar farms.
The hope is that the investment will bring down costs to parity with wind.
Coal is called out for being behind recent attacks on the renewables sector, particularly wind power.
It's a sign of an industry in decline.