Darley Power Fight and our partners, Trail Hiking Australia are Key Members of the EES Consultation Stakeholder Group. With direct access to the Project team, we are in a position to be better informed and provide feedback throughout the preparation of the EES and Draft Planning Scheme Amendment.
Looking for inspiration? People power was the driving force behind the community-powered campaign to save Westernport Bay. Working together with diverse community leaders, they showed how local people can organise, fight back and win against big corporate polluters!
Victoria’s shift from fossil fuelled power to renewable energy has sparked heated debate about the future of the state’s Renewable Energy Zones (REZ). The Victorian Government has increased the Victorian Renewable Energy Target (VRET) to 50 per cent by 2030.
The visual amenity of the Darley region would be ruined by overhead power lines if the project goes ahead. Article published on Independent Australia
Darley Power Fight had a productive 2-hour meeting in Darley on 21 April 2021 with Mr Andrew Dyer, the Australian Energy Infrastructure Commissioner. Andrew and his team came to better understand the impacts of overhead transmission infrastructure through our region.
Tensions are erupting across Victoria’s volcanic plains as a battle heats up to protect State Significant Landscape from impacts of the proposed Western Victoria Transmission Network.
HVDC Light, based on VSC technology (Voltage Sourced Converter), is designed to transmit power underground and under water, also over long distances. It offers numerous environmental benefits, including “invisible” power lines, neutral electromagnetic fields, oil-free cables and compact converter stations.
Should we continue to supply thousands of properties and small towns via long skinny power lines running through dense bushland? For small communities it could mean microgrids that are either standalone, or that can be kept running when the main grid goes down.