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Digital Subscriptions > Cities Today > October 2019 > Melbourne’s trams set to run on solar power

Melbourne’s trams set to run on solar power

Melbourne’s tram network will soon be entirely solar powered as the city looks to implement the State of Victoria’s Renewable Energy Action Plan.

While commuters won’t see actual panels on the city’s 400 trams, the electricity the network requires to operate with will be offset by certificates purchased from the newly opened Numurkah Solar Farm.

The initiative is expected to result in a reduction of more than 80,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions every year, as well as delivering hundreds of jobs to the Australian state.

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