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Energy transition milestones


Victoria powered by 38% renewable energy

SEC Strategic Plan confirmed

SEC announces Pioneer investment

SEC entity and board established

Constitutional enshrinement Bill to go before parliament

SEC builds awareness of career opportunities in renewable energy through engagement with students at career days and events - ongoing


New homes requiring a planning permit to be all-electric

SEC to pilot first household electrification offering

Electric vehicle charging stations to be installed across regional Victoria

SEC continues to build pipeline of potential assets and technologies aligned with short and long-term supply strategy

Victorian Energy Jobs Plan released


SEC to begin servicing government electricity requirements

SEC to expand household electrification offering

SEC Centre of Training Excellence implementation

Achieve 28-33% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions


Yallourn Power Station to close


Victoria powered by 65% renewable energy

Achieve at least 2.6 GW of renewable energy storage capacity

Achieve 45% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions


Victoria powered by 95% renewable energy

Achieve at least 6.3 GW of renewable energy storage

Generate 4 GW of capacity from off-shore wind

Loy Yang A power station to close

Achieve 75-80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions

SEC target of 4.5 GW


Generate 9 GW of capacity from off-shore wind


Achieve economy wide net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045

Latest news:

Renewable investment leader Simon Corbell to chair SEC board

The Victorian Government has announced the appointment of our independent board of directors, chaired by renewable energy industry leader Simon Corbell.

Sparky adds value to his business with a solar qualification from TAFE

Joe Gauci was 16 when he joined the original SEC as an apprentice electrician in the Latrobe Valley.

Happy outcome for Victorian sparky who helps people electrify and save money

Mornington Peninsula business owner Trent Jones has seen vast changes in his industry since starting out as an electrician 18 years ago.

From devastation comes hope – and a new, energy-efficient school

It’s not only reduced energy bills but also made the whole school more comfortable.

All-electric homes open up a world of diverse career opportunities

“It feels good to be part of an industry that’s part of the solution. To know we are contributing in a small way to something that is so much bigger than us.”

Electrical apprenticeship sparks a career in solar for Madi

“Solar is such a growing industry, and I feel like it’s going to be the way of the future”

Switching to electric means sustainability and comfort

Meet Matt from Ballarat, who slashed his annual gas bill by $1,500 after switching to electric heating.

Efficiency retrofit saves thousands in energy bills

Energy efficiency consultant Richard and his wife took a staged approach when they began retrofitting their home.

SEC invests in one of the world’s biggest battery projects

We’re investing $245 million in the Melbourne Renewable Energy Hub (MREH), a major milestone in our plans to deliver renewable, affordable and reliable energy for all Victorians.

SEC strategic plan to accelerate Victoria's renewable energy transition

The new SEC will put power back in the hands of Victorians by investing in renewable energy generation and storage, supporting households to go all-electric, and building the renewable energy workforce we need to drive Victoria’s energy transition.

Developing the renewable energy workforce of the future

The SEC Energy Jobs and Skills Forum welcomed more than 300 industry and community leaders to share insights to help inform the SEC Centre of Training Excellence and the Victorian Energy Jobs Plan.

Energy upgrades deliver a feel-good bonus

When Claire and her wife began upgrades to reduce their power bills, they discovered other unexpected advantages.

Students consider renewables careers at Gippsland energy summit

Helping the environment and their communities are key motivators for these young Gippsland students considering a career in renewable energy.