The “green energy” deal which came into effect on Wednesday is valued at over $60 million and is touted by the City of Sydney Council as the biggest green energy deal of its kind by a council in Australia.
Under the deal, all the city of Sydney operations – including street lights, pools, sports fields, depots, buildings and the historic Sydney Town Hall – will now be run on 100% renewable electricity from locally-sourced clean energy.
The Council says the switch is projected to save the City up to half a million dollars a year over the next 10 years, and reduce C02 emissions by around 20,000 tonnes a year – the equivalent to the power consumption of more than 6,000 households.
Lord Mayor Clover Moore said the new agreement will generate jobs, support communities impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and create new opportunities in drought-affected regional NSW.
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The City of Sydney is now powered by 100% renewable electricity, generated from wind and solar farms in regional NSW. The “green energy” deal which came into effect on Wednesday is valued at over $60 million and is touted by the City of Sydney Council as the biggest green energy deal of its kind by...