The Victorian Government is taking action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions including a net zero emissions reduction target by 2050 for Victoria. The waste to energy infrastructure program supports investment in waste to energy technologies that will assist government to achieve this target as we transition to a low carbon economy.
The waste to energy program aims to:
The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Action Lily D’Ambrosio announced five grants from the $2.38 million Waste to Energy Infrastructure fund.
The grants will help businesses and government to install infrastructure that will deliver almost 1MW of renewable energy capacity per annum, funded projects include:
For more information about the Waste to Energy Infrastructure fund contact Sustainability Victoria on:
+61 3 8626 8700
The Victorian Government has released a discussion paper on converting waste to energy to support the development of new technologies, including anaerobic digestion and thermal treatment of waste. Feedback received on the discussion paper will help inform the Victorian Government’s development of a waste to energy policy, to be released in 2018.
To find out more and read the discussion paper visit www.engage.vic.gov.au/waste/wastetoenergy
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