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.
Community renewables advocates have welcomed the announcement of a parliamentary inquiry into community power
Households are missing out on cheaper electricity bills because they're not shopping around, according to a new report.
The Australian Energy Market Commission says households could save up to 30% on their bills.
The City of Hume is looking for a Senior Development Officer and a Coordinator Open Space and Recreation Planning.
Details and application here.