Other Renewables

Queensland Labor promises to help power Reef islands with “clean energy”

Queensland Labor pledges $1.73m to help state's islands develop business cases for right mix of solar, wind and gas generation.

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What is electricity resilience worth to you?

As the global microgrid market takes off, It's crucial each customer knows what power loss costs them as they weigh their need for a microgrid.

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Hurricanes underline need for distributed solar for grid resilience

During natural disasters, access to electricity is more critical than ever, a growing body of evidence suggests that states and countries that replace old, costly fossil-fired generators found greater reliability and resilience at lower costs.

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VSUN edges closer to home storage market for vanadium batteries

Australian Vanadium says VSUN subsidiary well advanced in negotiations to roll out residential vanadium redox flow battery.

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WA’s biggest pig farm about to go 100 per cent renewable energy

WA's biggest piggery operator to add wind and storage to existing solar arrays in push to 100 per cent renewable energy supply.

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“Ice battery” air-con technology set to cool Australian homes – and peak power demand

Solar hot water company Apricus inks distribution deal for US "ice battery" + air-con technology that could cool Australian homes, and cut power bills.

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Tesla Powerpack battery added to wind turbine at NZ salt factory

In "Australasian first", 250kW Tesla Powerpack added to 660kw wind turbine, to provide 75 per cent of energy for NZ salt manufacturer.

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JPMorgan Chase goes all in on renewable energy

The financial services giant plans to source renewables for 100% of its global energy needs by 2020, and to facilitate $200 billion in clean financing through 2025 – the largest commitment by any global financial institution to date.

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No small beer: Foster’s, VB to go 100% renewable by 2025

Some of Australia's most iconic beers are set to be brewed using solar and wind after Foster's Group and CUB parent company Anheuser-Busch InBev pledged to shift its 6 terrawatt-hours of annual energy consumption to 100 per cent renewables by 2025.

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Local government, communities can be zero carbon in just 10 years

BZE guide maps path for local government and communities to achieve zero carbon in 10 years, mostly through efficiency and local generation.

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