Other Renewables

Business slowly wakes up to reality that renewables are cheap

ARENA report shows less than half Australian businesses have tapped renewables. But there's no doubt the idea is starting to catch on.

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LO3 unveils ‘game-changing’ solar sharing microgrid in South Australia

US-based company behind block-chain energy sharing technology unveil plans for 6MW SA solar microgrid with Yates Electrical that could be the start of an industry-changing revolution.

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Energy Locals defies industry and cuts consumer electricity rates

Energy Locals announces cut to electricity tariffs, and a jump in solar tariffs as rest of industry lifts rates by nearly 20%.

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Sonnen’s ‘free’ / flat-rate electricity plan looks great. Is it worth it?

How does Sonnenflat stacks up against the alternatives, like doing nothing; going solar, or; going with another solar & battery system without a custom-made electricity plan?

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Banking on wind power: Inside a milestone renewable energy deal

Goldman Sachs recently became the first US bank to sign a large-scale, off-site renewables PPA to enable development of a 68MW wind farm. Here's how – and why – it was done.

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Nectar Farms on 100% renewables: “Why would you do it any other way?”

Vegetable grower Nectar Farms says its decision to use 100% renewable energy for the country's biggest glasshouse project will deliver major cost savings over traditional use of gas and grid power. “Really, why would you do it any differently," its CEO says.

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LEGO Group reaches 100% renewable energy target 3 years ahead of schedule

LEGO's announcement comes thanks to the completion and operationalization of the 258 megawatt Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm.

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Here’s an energy data idea to help consumers: ‘Voltage Watch’

How many expensive electronic appliances and devices in our homes are being harmed or destroyed by faulty voltage in our electricity supply system?

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Tech giants lead corporate push to 100% renewables

Move over utilities: Five of America’s largest tech companies have signed PPAs for nearly 3,100MW from renewable resources.

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The energy revolution is here – but are consumers invited?

Early adopters of rooftop solar, and now battery storage, have got Australia's energy revolution well underway. But what's in it for those of us still smarting from a 200% increase in power bills? And how can we make the new energy market a fair one?

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