, Australia
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels.

Australia’s Victorian Government bares energy strategy

This includes support for long-duration storage projects.

The Victorian Government laid out the plans for its 12-year strategy for the State Electricity Commission (SEC), committing its support for 4.5 gigawatts of clean energy development.

Speaking at the Careers for Net Zero Fair by the Clean Energy Council (CEC), the government also announced funding for domestic electrification and support for long-duration storage projects.

The government will also allow Victorian manufacturers, schools, and hospitals to purchase retail and wholesale electricity directly from SEC.

ALSO READ: Australia’s power market is the most volatile globally: study

CEC Chief Executive Kane Thornton said that governments should ensure “they strike the right balance.”

“The industry has capital that is ready to be deployed, and we welcome the government's acknowledgement of the importance of partnerships and the role in leveraging enormous private sector investment,” he said.

"We look forward to working closely to ensure the implementation of the important principle,” he added.

Thornton added that long-duration storage projects will play a vital role in the energy sector in the future.


Follow the link for more news on

Join Asian Power community
Since you're here...

...there are many ways you can work with us to advertise your company and connect to your customers. Our team can help you dight and create an advertising campaign, in print and digital, on this website and in print magazine.

We can also organize a real life or digital event for you and find thought leader speakers as well as industry leaders, who could be your potential partners, to join the event. We also run some awards programmes which give you an opportunity to be recognized for your achievements during the year and you can join this as a participant or a sponsor.

Let us help you drive your business forward with a good partnership!


Summit Power International provides vital LNG support to Bangladesh
Without cross-border electricity supply, LNG is needed by a country facing geographical constraints to deploy renewables.
PLN focuses digital processes on equitable electricity distribution
State-run firm’s president succeeded in electrifying 76,900 villages and sub-districts throughout Indonesia.
VOX POP: How can vehicle-to-grid technologies boost energy transition?
Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology is seen as a groundbreaking innovation towards the resilience of the power grid and the improvement of robust energy transition.