Other Renewables

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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Victorian town notches up 1GWh locally generated renewable energy

With two mini-grids and solar installed on more than 50% of its households and community buildings, Yackandandah is powering its way to 100% renewables.

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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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City of Melbourne hits 100% renewables as 80MW wind farm comes online

City of Melbourne kicks off 2019 with news that it is now 100% powered by renewable energy – an Australian first.

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Season’s greetings from One Step Off The Grid – see you in 2019!

One Step Off The Grid is taking a break! See you in the new year.

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University of Newcastle inks deal to source 100% “firmed” renewables

University of Newcastle will meet 2020 target of 100% renewables after signing 7-year contract for mix of solar and wind, firmed by hydro with Snowy Hydro subsidiary, Red Energy.

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Pernod Ricard Australia seals deal to source 100% renewable electricity

Pernod Ricard Winemakers Australia signs 10-year deal with Flow Power to tap off-site wind and solar power generation to help take it to 100% renewables by 2019.

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Major wine maker Australian Vintage inks solar and wind PPA with Flow Power

ASX-listed wine maker will source energy from solar and wind to operate its largest site – and Australia's third-largest winery – through a hybrid power purchase agreement with Flow Power.

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Alinta turns to geothermal energy for sustainable heating and cooling in new suburbs

Alinta launches "Australia first" geothermal heating and cooling technology – focused on new suburbs and the displacement of energy intensive reverse-cycle air-conditioning.

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Power to learn: Puerto Rico schools get the microgrid treatment

RMI and Save the Children to install renewable microgrids in 12 schools in Puerto Rico, ensuring access to education, bolstering the grid, and serving the larger community.

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