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Latest news: Zero emissions

$150,000 for Canberra climate change projects

The ACT Government will grant $150,000 to four climate change projects through the Community Zero Emissions Grants program.

Apply for ACT’s Community Zero Emissions Grants for 2024

The program funds projects that support the ACT’s transition to net zero emissions or increase community resilience to climate change.

energyFit empowers ACT homebuyers to slash energy bills

Canberra-based business, energyFit, has launched new software enabling homebuyers to transform any property they purchase into a zero emissions home, and lock in low energy bills for the next 20 years.

St Clare’s College awarded 2023 Community Zero Emissions Grant

The ACT Community Zero Emissions Grants program supports projects that help reduce emissions and increase the community’s resilience to climate change

New vehicle registration system for the ACT

The ACT Government will transition to an emissions-based vehicle registration system, and will expand motor vehicle registration concessions.

New bus smell as first of ACT’s zero-emissions fleet hits the road

Commuters may notice a new ‘car’ smell on their way to work in coming weeks, as the ACT’s first battery-electric bus hits the road. The first of a dozen Chinese-made Yutong E12s that are on a five-year lease to Transport Canberra commenced service on Wednesday 25 January.

ACTCOSS: ZEV policy excludes disadvantaged Canberrans

ACTCOSS has called on the ACT Government to do more so that poor Canberrans are not left behind in the move to net zero emissions.

ACT emergency services fleet on the road to zero emissions

One day, the ACT Emergency Services Agency's fleet will be emissions-free - and Volvo will design the first seven vehicles.

ACT to phase out fossil fuel-powered vehicles by 2035

Petrol and diesel vehicles’ days are numbered in Canberra, the ACT Government has announced: they will be phased out of the market by 2035.

Offshore wind farms next big push for Australia’s electricity grid

Energy expert Llewelyn Hughes sees offshore wind as a long-term Australian decarbonisation option.

ACT community solutions to lower greenhouse emissions

A Guinness World Record, a DeLorean, and getting off gas are some innovative schemes the ACT Government is funding to stop climate change.

Zero for zero: Interest-free loans for emissions-free electric vehicles

Electric vehicles are too expensive for most of us, but the ACT Government revealed a scheme that makes electric vehicles cheaper.