La Trobe University La Trobe University

La Trobe University is based in Victoria and has over 38,639 students.

100% Renewable Electricity Commitment by 2030

La Trobe has not yet made a public commitment to 100% renewable electricity. However it has made a commitment to be ‘carbon neutral’ by 2029. Greenpeace Australia Pacific is currently seeking clarification as to whether this includes a 100% renewable electricity commitment.

Power Purchase Agreement

La Trobe University has not yet announced the signing of any renewable power purchase agreement.

On-site Solar

La Trobe University is in the process of installing a large system of 7,000 solar panels across 27 buildings. At the peak of efficiency this is expected to supply up to half of the campuses daytime power usage. Over 3,300 solar panels have already been installed on rooftops at regional campuses in Mildura, Shepparton, Bendigo and Albury-Wodonga. The university has also undertaken a range of other onsite initiatives.

Company Pollution Information

La Trobe University ranked #262 on the list of the largest electricity users in Australia in 2018-19.