Shire households setting an example in the carbon neutral movement
ENERGYAustralia analysis has shown that households throughRXW 0DQV¿HOG DUH OHDGLQJ WKH ZD\ in creating a better energy future and are 84.4 per cent more likely to choose carbon neutral electricity than the Victorian state average.
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“Victorian customers may not realise it, but they can opt-in to 100 per cent carbon neutral electricity at no extra cost.
“By opting-in, they’re supporting a range of projects that reduce or avoid carbon emissions here and overseas,” Mr Ryan said.
“We’d love to see as many Victorian households as possible join our carbon neutral movement.
“It’s hassle-free and a cost-effective way of supporting the environment with a few clicks of the mouse.
“In the spirit of friendly competition, the race is now on for Mans¿HOG 6KLUH &RXQFLO UHVLGHQWV WR EH the frontrunners in Victoria.”
EnergyAustralia said their goal is to help one million Australian homes opt-in for carbon neutral electricity by 2020.
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