Zoos Victoria has become the first zoo in mainland Australia to be powered by 100 per cent renewable energy, with funding contributed from the Victorian state government.
The northeast town of Yackandandah in Victoria has officially opened its new Totally Renewable Yackandandah’s Community Battery and the Twist Creek Microgrid.
The Victorian government will partner with global technology company Xerox to remotely monitor bridges and keep traffic and trains moving. On the Preston level crossing removal project, four level crossings will be removed while 2km of elevated rail and new stations for Bell and Preston will be built. The rail line in Preston will be raised over four roads on the Mernda line which will deliver … Continue reading Xerox’s new technology to monitor and maintain Victorian bridges
Victorian manufacturers will be better equipped to design and make more innovative products for the global automotive market with a $640,000 funding boost. On October 24, the Victorian government announced the funding for a new Automotive Innovation Lab. Minister for industry and employment Ben Carroll said Victoria is a leader in automotive design and engineering and it will … Continue reading Auto innovation lab to drive industry and jobs
Ballarat’s new home for digital innovation and entrepreneurship has opened in a win for digital specialists, innovators, technology designers, researchers and students. Victoria’s minister for regional development Jaala Pulford opened Ballarat’s dedicated digital startup space at Federation University’s Flecknoe Building on October 10. The hub was funded with $4.3 million from the Victorian Governemnt. The … Continue reading Ballarat’s new hub for digital innovation opens
The Victorian government will fund a $3-million grant program to help grow the new energy technology sector in the Latrobe Valley. Minister for energy Lily D’ambrosia said it was about ensuring businesses in the Latrobe Valley had access to cheap, clean, and reliable energy. She announced the Latrobe Valley microgrid grant program on the 21st of August. … Continue reading New microgrid program for Latrobe Valley boosts renewable energy development
Victorians will be able to save up to $400 a year on their power bills with discounted solar hot water systems for 60,000 households in the next ten years, under the new Solar Homes program. Premier Daniel Andrews met workers building solar hot water systems at Rinnai Australia’s manufacturing facility on the 20th of August … Continue reading Victorian government provides thousands discounts on solar hot water systems