Climate change projects in WA
The WA Government is actively collaborating with local governments, industry, businesses, and all sectors of the economy to support pathways towards net zero emissions. These climate change projects and initiatives will enhance our community’s climate resilience, and support businesses in a low‑carbon economy. Find out what is happening in WA to address climate change below and check this website regularly to stay up to date with the latest climate change projects.
- Cities & Regions
Collie is transitioning away from coal into a more diversified and sustainable economy through the Just Transition Plan.
Big battery energy storage systems are being constructed in WA to strengthen the grid and stabilise the power system.
Expanding WA's transmission networks to take advantage of the sun and wind in areas where it is most plentiful.
WA EV Network is being constructed, stretching from Kununurra in the north to Esperance in the south and east to Eucla.
SPS provides renewable energy via solar panels, battery storage and inverter, and a backup generator.
A battery energy storage system is being constructed in Collie to support the transition to renewables.
Project Symphony demonstrates how distributed energy resources can be orchestrated as a Virtual Power Plant (VPP).
- Manufacturing & Future Industries
Australia’s first renewable hydrogen plant powering a remote microgrid has been delivered in Denham, WA.
The 51 turbines of Warradarge Wind Farm located near Eneabba (Mid West region) are amongst the largest in WA.
Connecting more renewable generation to electricity customers in the Pilbara region.
WA’s first Hydrogen Refuelling Station has opened at energy infrastructure company ATCO’s Jandakot Operations Centre.
- Carbon & Landscape
Container Deposit Scheme was introduced to reduce the number of containers going to landfill.
BESS's are helping more households and businesses connect and benefit from rooftop solar.
- Carbon & Landscape
Western Australia is implementing strategies to reduce single-use plastic waste and protect our environment.
Walpole will be home to WA’s first mini-pumped hydro microgrid, providing renewable energy to community.