W.A. Water Corp taps solar to cut grid power consumption in half

W.A. Water Corporation reveals plans to install solar across nine sites – enough to supply around 50 per cent of the electricity needs of each of the facilities in question.

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Major Australian beef farmer shifts second facility to clean energy – this time, 100%

Teys Australia unveils $42m plan to make one of its NSW facilities completely energy self sufficient via technologies including solar, storage, solid waste digestion and biomass boilers.

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Thin-film solar petrol tank pilot sparks new business for old energy player

US petroleum industry veteran Sprague Resources to install thin-film solar across its fuel storage tanks – and help other refiners do the same – after success of 87.5kW pilot array.

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SA Water begins 154MW solar roll-out, on path to “net zero” power bills

SA Power Networks subsidiary Enerven awarded contract to deliver SA Water's 154MW solar and 34MWh storage roll-out – putting the utility on track to achieve "net zero" electricity costs by 2020.

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Mt Gellibrand wind farm to help power Geelong oil refinery

Geelong fuel refiner and retailer Viva Energy announces PPA with Acciona Energy to source around one-third of its electricity a year from the 132MW Mt Gellibrand wind farm.

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Wind powered beer the toast of Super Bowl LIII

Anheuser-Busch will use its million-dollar Super Bowl spot to advertise its renewable energy credentials – and in particular, its 100 per cent wind-powered Budweiser beer.

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ALDI Australia to add another 4.6MW of commercial solar in NSW, Queensland

New solar arrays installed on 30 ALDI stores and one distribution centre by Photon Energy will generate another 6.3GWh of clean energy a year for the retailer.

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Nissan switches on huge, crowd-funded solar roof at Dutch car plant

Japanese auto maker switches on massive, partly crowd-funded commercial rooftop solar system that will supply 70% of the electricity requirement of a car parts plant in Amsterdam.

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CUB nears 100% renewables, as PPA with Karadoc solar farm kicks in

CUB now sourcing 90% of its electricity needs from solar, after its PPA with the 112MW Karadoc solar farm kicked in this week. Final 10% to be met with rooftop PV "soon".

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Renewable feast: A guide to clean (energy) eating and drinking this festive season

Raise your glass to renewables powered businesses this festive season by buying and serving solar and wind powered food and drinks. Here's what to put on your shopping list.

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