03 Aug '12, 4am

Sydney to be Home to Australia’s Largest Multi-Roof Solar PV Installation

Sydney to be Home to Australia’s Largest Multi-Roof Solar PV Installation

Further proof of its desire to stand out as a leader amongst Australia’s local councils in the field of greenhouse gas emissions abatement, Sydney has even chosen to forego the effective federal government subsidy that is usually afforded to renewable power generation systems through the Renewable Energy Target . The city chose to ‘retire’ the Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) rather than sell them. This was done “so that the City’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through renewable energy projects will go beyond the Federal Government’s Renewable Energy Target — increasing the amount of renewable energy generated in Australia,” according to a

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/08/03/sydney-to-be-home-to-...

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