Other Renewables

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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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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