How you can help Sydney go 100% renewable

Revolutions run on people power.

The actions of city dwellers can make a big difference in confronting climate change.

At the City of Sydney we’re on the path to 100% renewables by 2030. We’re also part of the global sustainability conversation. The City of Sydney belongs to both the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group.

Revolutions run on people power. Whether you’re renting or own in the inner city, you can take practical steps to switch to renewables and help secure a sustainable future for everyone.

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If you’re renting…

Not owning your own home doesn’t have to curb your ability to make a difference.

Opting for 100% GreenPower is a quick and easy way to tap into renewable energy sources to power your home.

Find out more about GreenPower for people renting.

Nyngan Solar Plant in western NSW generates renewable energy to approximately 40,000 average Australian homes. Image: Nyngan Solar Plant

If you own an apartment…

If you own an apartment, you collectively own the common property. To reduce your building’s environmental impact, you can request your owners corporation to switch to GreenPower.

Find out how you can help shape a cleaner future by taking action on behalf of your building.

Read our step-by-step guide to GreenPower for apartment buildings.

Ilana Cooper in her rented apartment powered by GreenPower. Image: Jessica Lindsay

If you live in a house…

As the cost of electricity continues to rise, now’s the time to tap into the economic, social and environmental rewards of going solar.

In fact, this is a great year to switch to solar – read our guide to installing solar on your Sydney home.

Rooftop solar panels. Image: City of Sydney

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