Energy prices across Australia are on the rise and are predicted to increase in the coming decade. In conjunction with increased reliance, the threat of higher energy prices represents a significant risk to our energy security and ability to absorb dramatic swings in price. Furthermore, continued dependence on carbon-based energy sources reinforces an energy policy that overlooks opportunities that support environmental consciousness and our responsibility as stewards of our natural environment.
In response to these issues, Bundaberg Regional Council is building a plan to help our region take hold of clean energy opportunities and transition away from non-renewable energy sources. This plan represents the goals and vision for a self-sustaining region with energy and resource management as a top priority. In particular, this document provides a roadmap to achieve the following outcomes:
A copy of the Clean Energy Bundaberg Strategy can be found here.