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City Conversations 2013

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City Conversation 2013

Could Sydney go 100% renewable?

Renewable Cities: sun, soil, wind and waste – a master plan for change

The City of Sydney has developed a new plan that shows how it is possible to shed our reliance on coal-fired power and make the switch to 100 per cent renewable energy.

The Renewable Energy Master Plan is the most detailed technical, financial and economic assessment of renewable energy opportunities ever done for Sydney.

It shows how meeting the city’s electricity, heating and cooling demands from renewable sources, such as solar, wind and energy from waste, can reduce carbon emissions.

You can also have your say on our Renewable Energy Master Plan. For more information, click here.

Adam Spencer

Clover Moore, Lord Mayor of Sydney

Allan Jones MBE, CDO, Energy & Climate Change, City of Sydney

Danny Kennedy, Co-founder, Sungevity

Ivor Frischknecht, CEO, Australian Renewable Energy Agency
Oliver Yates, CEO, Clean Energy Finance Corporation
Andy Cavanagh-Downs, Executive Director, Embark
Tim Duddy, Executive Councillor, NSW Farmers’ Association
Amy Kean, Renewable Energy Advocate, Division of Resources and Energy, Department of Trade and Investment, Regional Infrastructure and Services
Lindsay Soutar, National Campaign Coordinator, 100% Renewable Community Campaign

Monday 5 August 2013


Lower Town Hall, Sydney Town Hall
483 George Street, Sydney
(entry via Druitt Street)

Rail: Town Hall Station
Bus: George, Druitt and York Streets
Bike: Free bike parking on the Druitt Street side of the building

Available from Ticketmaster on 136100 or via

Auslan interpreter services and live captioning for this event can be arranged on request. For these or other access enquiries please contact the City of Sydney on 9265 9333. This venue is wheelchair accessible.

You can also watch a podcast of the event soon after at

Visit for information on our sustainability projects.

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  • On Monday 05 August from 18.30 to 20.00

Doors open at 18.00


Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street (cnr Druitt Street) Sydney 2000 Venue details



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Town Hall Railway Station, Sydney Explorer Bus Stop 24, George Street Bus Services.

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Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street (cnr Druitt Street) Sydney 2000


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