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  • Sep 26, 2014

    Q2 2014 Quarterly Report published

    The National GreenPower Program Quarterly Report for Quarter 2, ending June 2014, has now been published.
  • Aug 19, 2014

    Powershop becomes a GreenPower Provider

    Powershop Australia (Powershop) has become Australia’s newest provider of GreenPower certified renewable energy and is now offering a 100% GreenPower Product to business and household customers throughout Victoria.
  • Jul 22, 2014

    GreenPower and the repeal of the Carbon Price

    Electricity customers, that have GreenPower as part of their power mix, may see a reduction in their electricity costs following the recent repeal of the Carbon Price, depending on their electricity retailer’s pricing strategy and exposure to fossil fuel generation.
  • Jul 14, 2014

    Q1 2014 Quarterly Report published

    The National GreenPower Program Quarterly Report for Quarter 1, ending March 2014 has now been published.
  • Jun 23, 2014

    Nominations are now open for the 2014 NSW Government's Green Globe Awards.

    The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage is calling for nominations for this year's Green Globe Awards, with award winners to be recognised at a GreenPowered ceremony at Parliament House in late October.
  • May 26, 2014

    2012 GreenPower Annual Audit Released

    The National GreenPower Program Annual Audit Report for 2012 has now been published.
  • Mar 26, 2014

    Institute of Sustainable Futures appointed to evaluate GreenPower

    The National GreenPower Accreditation Program has announced the appointment of the Institute of Sustainable Futures (ISF), University of Technology, Sydney to undertake an evaluation of the Program.
  • Mar 10, 2014

    Purchasing GreenPower can increase your building's Green Star Performance Points

    Purchasing GreenPower can increase your building's GBCA Green Star Performance Points
  • Jan 13, 2014

    Q3 2013 Quarterly Report

    The National GreenPower Program Quarterly Report for Quarter 3, ending September 2013 has now been published.
  • Dec 23, 2013

    Latest GreenPower Program Rules Published

    Latest GreenPower Program Rules Published
  • Oct 29, 2013

    Program Rules Version 9.0 Consultation

    The National GreenPower Steering Group (NGPSG) is seeking comment on several proposed amendments to the GreenPower Program Rules Version 8.1.
  • Oct 17, 2013

    Q2 2013 Quarterly Report

    The National GreenPower Program Quarterly Report for Quarter 2, 2013 has now been published.
  • Oct 03, 2013

    Call for Tender Submissions

    The National GreenPower Steering Group is calling for tender submissions for the National GreenPower Program Review.
  • Aug 06, 2013

    Q1 2013 Quarterly Report

    The National GreenPower Program Quarterly Report for quarter 1, 2013 has now been published.
  • May 22, 2013

    2011 GreenPower Annual Audit

    The National GreenPower Program Annual report for 2011 has now been published.
  • Apr 26, 2013

    Q4 2012 Quarterly Report

    The National GreenPower Program Quarterly Report for quarter 4, 2012 has now been published.
  • Apr 17, 2013

    Events Calculator

    The National GreenPower Steering Group is proud to announce that a new Events Calculator has been developed to make it easier for businesses to determine how much electricity they need to purchase for an event.
  • Feb 19, 2013

    GreenPower Quarterly Report Published

    The National GreenPower Program quarterly report for quarter 3, 2012 has now been published.
  • Feb 06, 2013

    Rule Change Consultation for GreenPower Surrender Completed

    The National GreenPower Program Rules have been revised to version 8.1 which incorporated changes to section 3.7 relating to surrender to the voluntary account.
  • Feb 06, 2013

    Rule Change Consultation for GreenPower Funding

    Consultation on the GreenPower Transition to Full Industry Funding Consultation Paper has now closed. The NGPSG will take all submissions into consideration before finalising the funding model to be used for the distribution of GreenPower Provider fees commencing in 2013.
  • Dec 12, 2012

    Rule Change Consultation for GreenPower Funding

    The National GreenPower Steering Group (NGPSG) is seeking comment on the GreenPower Transition to Full Industry Funding Consultation Paper. The NGPSG, in consultation with industry at the Provider Forum in 2012, made a decision to move to full industry funding from 1 January 2013.
  • Dec 06, 2012

    Rule Change Consultation for GreenPower Surrender

    The National GreenPower Steering Group (NGPSG) is seeking comment on a proposed amendment to Section 3.7 of the GreenPower Program Rules Version 8. The Rule change relates to the annual surrender and how this is managed through the Clean Energy Regulator.
  • Oct 25, 2012

    GreenPower Quarterly Report Published

    The quarterly report for the March - June reporting period 2012 has now been published and is available online. The report shows that both New South Wales and South Australia have enjoyed an increase in numbers of customers, while overall GreenPower customers have dropped off, primarily due to a reduction in numbers in Victoria.
  • Oct 25, 2012

    ACT 90 Percent Renewable Energy by 2020

    In a recent media release Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development for the ACT, Simon Corbell, set a 90% Renewable Energy Target for the ACT by 2020 as part of the new climate change action plan.
  • Oct 24, 2012

    GreenPower Your Transport

    An electric bike trial is being rolled out in Victoria. The electric bike is a sustainable, low-cost form of transport which is gaining momentum across the globe and a great opportunity to be even more sustainable if you only recharge with GreenPower.
  • Aug 02, 2012

    Latest GreenPower Program Rules Published

    The latest version of the National GreenPower Program Rules, version 8, has now been finalised and published online.
  • Jun 26, 2012

    Facts about GreenPower and the Carbon Price

    The GreenPower Program will continue following the introduction of the Carbon Price on 1 July 2012, and the primary purpose to support additional renewable energy over and above mandatory targets through voluntary action will remain unchanged.
  • May 30, 2012

    Public Consultation on Marketing Guidelines May 2012

    The National GreenPower Steering Group (NGPSG) is seeking comment on the draft of the GreenPower Marketing Guidelines May 2012. Please note the draft has been amended on 31 May 2012. Responses can be sent via email to greenpower@sustainability.vic.gov.au by Wednesday 27 June with subject line "Response to Draft of GreenPower Marketing Guidelines May 2012".
  • May 16, 2012

    Public Consultation on Program Rules version 8

    The National GreenPower Steering Group (NGPSG) is seeking comment on the draft of the GreenPower Program Rule Version 8. Responses can be sent via email to greenpower@dwe.nsw.gov.au by Friday 15 June with subject line "Response to Draft of GreenPower Program Rules Version 8".
  • Apr 26, 2012

    2010 Annual Compliance Audit Results

    The National GreenPower Program Manager has released the 2010 audit results on behalf of the National GreenPower Steering Group. The results show that although customer numbers have dropped between 2009 and 2010, the sales remained the same with approximately 2.2 Million MWh sold both years.
  • Apr 19, 2012

    GreenPower and the Introduction of the Carbon Price

    The National GreenPower Steering Group is currently in discussions with energy retailers and the Commonwealth Government regarding the interaction of the GreenPower Program and the Carbon Price.
  • Apr 16, 2012

    GreenPower is going places with Electric Vehicles

    At the recent GreenPower Providers forum, Kristian Handberg from the Victorian Department of Transport presented an update on the “Victorian Electric Vehicle Trial”. The Trial was launched in October 2010 and is set to continue till 2014. At present there are nearly 50 vehicles participating in the trial all of which are powered by 100% GreenPower supplied by AGL.
  • Nov 29, 2011

    SA Government to purchase 50% GreenPower by 2014

    In a recently published plan, "A Renewable Energy Plan for South Australia", the South Australian Government announced that it is still committed to purchasing 50% of the State Government electricity consumption from GreenPower by 2014.
  • Oct 31, 2011

    Greenpower your business

    Watch the latest video on GreenPower for your business. We're making it our business to Greenpower your business ♪ ♫ ♩ ♬ ♭
  • Aug 22, 2011

    Origin helps Sydney Opera House to increase their GreenPower contribution

    Early March, Origin announced it will support Sydney Opera House's energy and sustainability goals by helping to increase their GreenPower to 10 per cent from March 2011. This will form part of an ongoing strategy to complement the House's energy and sustainability plan including offsetting emissions for two major Sydney Opera House events and festivals.
  • Aug 22, 2011

    Origin GreenPowers 2011 AFL finals series

    Origin’s great partnership with the AFL continues and again in 2011 will provide 100% GreenPower for the entire AFL Finals Series, including the AFL Grand Final during September.
  • Aug 22, 2011

    ZCM GreenPower offer

    The Moreland Energy Foundation is offering Moreland residents a $50 rebate when you switch to 100% GreenPower, or a $30 rebate if you’re already with GreenPower and increase your percentage.
  • Jul 05, 2011

    Warning to Consumers

    Advertising material has been issued to residents in South Australia carrying the wording: "You are invited to participate in a GreenPower Community Solar Program", the advertising uses the GreenPower logo. This product is not endorsed by the GreenPower program nor is it endorsed by any of the State Governments participating in the GreenPower program.
  • Jul 01, 2011

    GreenPower Audit Report 2009

    The Annual GreenPower Audit for 2009 is now available.
  • May 03, 2011

    Council Requires GreenPower

    A MULTIMILLION-dollar Coles development on the Sunshine Coast has been told to source at least half its power from climate-safe, renewable sources under council-stipulated conditions.
  • May 02, 2011

    GreenPower Pilot Program

    What if we had to tick a box to opt out of GreenPower? The engineering firm Arup is raising $50,000 to do a pilot study on a ''default opt-in'' approach, based on market research including a survey next month of 50,000 electricity customers to identify barriers to the uptake of GreenPower.
  • Feb 17, 2011

    GreenPower Program Rules Consultation

    Version 7 of the Program Rules has been proposed by the national GreenPower Steering Group. Please go to Public Consultations to review and comment. All comments must be received by Tuesday 15 March 2011
  • Aug 26, 2010

    100Percent GreenPower AFL Grand Final

    The AFL Grand Final is going to be powered by 100% GreenPower this year in the hope that this will raise awareness amongst fans about global warming and the need to cut our carbon footprint.
  • Aug 26, 2010

    Businesses take up GreenPower and Save

    Through a recent collaboration between the Victorian Government and VECCI, Carbon Down, a pilot study revealed that it was possible for businesses to reduce their bills and their carbon footprint whilst taking up GreenPower.
  • May 27, 2010

    GreenPower Electric Vehicle

    Australia's first public electric vehicle charge station was recently officially opened by Sydney's Lord Mayor Clover Moore. The charge point is powered by 100% GreenPower.
  • May 20, 2010

    Darebin wins GreenPower ECO Buys Award

    Darebin City Council won the "Local Government GreenPowered Champion" category at the 8th annual ECO-buys award 2010 in Melbourne.
  • Apr 03, 2009

    Making it Easier to Switch to GreenPower in the ACT

    ACT Minister for Energy, Simon Corbell, today announced the start of a new system making it easier for Canberrans to switch to GreenPower.
  • Dec 12, 2008

    Australias biggest NYE party to be run on GreenPower

    The City of Sydney is using 100% GreenPower to cover the electricity used by many of their Christmas decorations and by their world-famous New Year's Eve celebrations.
  • Nov 18, 2008

    Rio Tinto looks to the wind to power its Perth Offices

    Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore group has made the switch to 50 per cent GreenPower for their two biggest offices in Perth – Central Park and the Quadrant.
  • Oct 07, 2008

    Iconic Federation Square GreenPower’s outdoor events

    Iconic Melbourne venue and meeting place, Federation Square, has purchased GreenPower to cover the electricity needs for all outdoor events as part of an extensive Green Events program.
  • Sep 01, 2008

    Willoughby Council Got the GreenPower

    Willoughby City Council has switched to 100 per cent accredited GreenPower for the energy needs of its Administration Building and Chatswood Mall in spectacular fashion on Thursday 21 August as part of the popular Melody Markets in Chatswood Mall, Victoria Avenue, Chatswood.
  • Aug 18, 2008

    Melbourne Flinders Street station goes a shade of Green

    Melbourne’s iconic Flinders Street station is turning a shade of green as Connex buys 25 per cent GreenPower for the station and its corporate offices. From midday, everything from escalators to passenger information at the station will be offset, in line with the State Government's plan to purchase 25 per cent GreenPower by 2010.
  • Mar 18, 2008

    Australia's first GreenPowered tram

    Melbourne: A partnership between Yarra Trams, Pacific Hydro and Sustainability Victoria has resulted in Australia's first GreenPowered tram.
  • Rosary Primary School switches to 100Percent GreenPower

    On 17 September 2008, Rosary Primary School officially signed up to 100 per cent green energy from ActewAGL’s green energy program, Greenchoice.
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