Energy

Energy 

Council is committed to reducing its energy use and the associated greenhouse gas emissions. Council has reduced emissions by 22 per cent since 2005, successfully meeting its 2015 target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20% below 2005 levels.

 Total Council greenhouse gas emissions 2016-17

Due to continued investment in energy efficiency, including a bulk upgrade of our streetlights, Council is confident it will meet its 2020 target of a 30% reduction in greenhouse emissions below 2005 levels.

Council is also committed to supporting the community to reduce energy consumption and corresponding greenhouse gas emissions. Find out more about our Making Solar Simple Program and how you can conserve energy in your home.

To find out more about Council’s commitment to Energy Conservation and our energy key achievements in 2016/2017 check out our latest Sustainability Snapshot.