Sydney Switches to 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Source: Cities Today »

The City of Sydney in Australia is powering all its operations with 100 percent renewable electricity generated from wind and solar farms in the New South Wales (NSW) region.

This incorporates all city-owned properties, including approximately 115 buildings such as libraries, community halls and office buildings, 75 parks, five pools and 23,000 street lights, as well as the Sydney Town Hall.

The switch has been made through a ten-year power purchase agreement with Australian retailer Flow Power. Valued at over AUS$60 million (US$37 million), it is understood to be the biggest…

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