City Of Sydney (Council) To Go 100% Renewable (Electricity)

| March 29, 2019

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In a decision endorsed by Council this week, the City of Sydney has committed to using 100 per cent renewable energy sources to meet its electricity needs. Through its own solar installations and other energy efficiency efforts to date, the City says it has reduced electricity consumption by 26 per cent since 2006. Solar savings aside, $800,000 a year has been saved just through the installation of 6,500 LEDs in street lights.

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