#Repower NSW

Climate change is here now and our forests, wildlife and communities are already facing the impacts. Let’s break free from the polluting energy of the past so everyone, everywhere can have clean energy.

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In NSW, our biggest contribution to climate change is how we power our lives and communities. Today 79% of our power comes from coal. But we can change that. Repower is a people-powered campaign to break our addiction to coal and gas and repower our lived with clean energy. Join us. 

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Repowering our Regions: A clean-energy road map to #Repower NSW

The transition to clean energy is not only essential for a safe climate, it will bring jobs and investment to regional NSW too. Read our new report that details we can #Repower our state with 100% clean energy by 2030.

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Our solutions

Another world is not only possible, it’s already knocking on our door. To do our fair share to tackle climate change and Repower our energy system we have five important solutions. To move NSW to a clean, reliable, affordable energy system, the NSW Government must:

  1. Commit to sourcing all our electricity from clean, renewable sources by 2030.
  2. Create incentives that encourage investment in energy storage, including batteries, pumped-hydro and solar thermal storage to increase grid reliability.
  3. Rule out new coal mines and gas fields in NSW.

To make the transition fair, the NSW Government must:

  1. Help workers and communities transition as coal-fired power stations and coal mines close.
  2. Protect community health by cleaning up air pollution from coal-fired power stations.

Here's the full Repower NSW Policy

 

 

Latest news

 

4 December 2018

 

NSW Government fails on energy transformation - pollution at record levels

The NSW Government has misrepresented the state’s achievements on clean energy by failing to disclose our electricity emissions are rising, according to the Nature Conservation Council of NSW.

Climate and energy

23 November 2018

 

Repower Monaro brings together community for renewables

Repower Monaro hosted an inspiring evening to a packed-out audience at the Tigers Club on Wednesday 21 November with climate expert speakers Prof Andrew Blakers, Dr John Hewson, former Liberal Party leader, and Repower Monaro volunteer Jenny Goldie.

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28 November 2018

 

Coogee residents frustrated by government inaction on coal and climate - survey

Locals from #Repower Coogee and the #Time2Choose campaign will today deliver the results of a community survey to Coogee MP Bruce Notley-Smith and sing a coal-themed Xmas carol.

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