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How to negotiate the best GreenPower electricity deal

What to ask and what to watch out for in your renewable electricity plan

Lighting our city spaces over darker days

We’ve upgraded our pools and community centres to make them even more energy efficient.

Watch: A Farmer, a sheep shearer, a cricket coach – meet the Gamiliroi country locals benefiting from GreenPower projects

See one of the places the City of Sydney buys electricity from - Sapphire Wind Farm near Inverell in northern NSW.

International acclaim for our urban wetlands

Sydney Park’s water reuse project wins major award.

We’ve made the switch to 100% renewable energy

The City of Sydney is now powered using 100 per cent renewable electricity generated from wind and solar farms in regional NSW.

5 things to know about our electricity deal

The City of Sydney is now 100% renewable. We’ve struck a deal that’s good for the city, benefits regional NSW and protects the planet. Here’s how we did it.

Net zero by 2040: Ambitious new emissions target set

We’ve brought forward our own deadline by a decade.

We’re backing the Save our Recycling campaign

The City of Sydney joins Local Government NSW’s effort.

Getting ready to go 100% renewable

From next year, we’ll source 100% renewable energy to meet our electricity needs – well ahead of our 2030 deadline.

In pictures: See the scale of solar power in Sydney

You know and love these Sydney buildings, but we’ll bet you didn’t know they are generating solar power on their roofs.


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