The ACT sources its electricity from renewable generators, such as solar and wind. Since 2020, 100% of electricity in the ACT has come from renewable sources. Total renewable electricity generation significantly increased between 2015–16 and 2017–18, rising from 20% to nearly 50% of electricity generated. Gas is the other major source of energy in the ACT. The ACT aims to complete a transition away from gas by 2045, moving to focus on battery storage, and increasing incentives to transition to Electric Vehicles, and other electrification measures which is a focus of the ACT Climate Change Strategy 2019–2025.

Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Policy Overview: First Peoples and Clean Energy

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  • First Nations Clean Energy Network

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Place: Australia

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Date: 2024

Language: en

The ACT sources its electricity from renewable generators, such as solar and wind. Since 2020, 100% of electricity in the ACT has come from renewable sources. Total renewable electricity generation significantly increased between 2015–16 and 2017–18, rising from 20% to nearly 50% of electricity generated. Gas is the other major source of energy in the ACT. The ACT aims to complete a transition away from gas by 2045, moving to focus on battery storage, and increasing incentives to transition to Electric Vehicles, and other electrification measures which is a focus of the ACT Climate Change Strategy 2019–2025.

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