Other Renewables

Carnegie to build renewable micro-grid on old Holden site in Elizabeth

Carnegie Clean Energy wins $3m SA govt grant to build 2MW/500kWh battery storage and renewable-based micro-grid on old General Motors Holden site.

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Renewables hub, or coal museum? Australia’s energy debate plays out in Latrobe Valley

The future of a retired brown coal power plant in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley paints a neat picture of the current state of Australia's energy debate: enshrine fossil fuels, or embrace the new energy future?

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Tesla battery + solar now “significantly cheaper” than grid power

Just 14 months ago, the writing was on the wall for grid-only electricity supply. Turns out the gap between grid only and PV+battery+grid is growing much more quickly than we imagined.

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Four Spanish islands launch 100% renewables plan, defying Madrid

Mallorca, Ibiza, Menorca and Fomentera currently depend on coal for nearly half their power supplies and get only 2% from renewables. The Balearic government wants to change all that.

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Carnegie to build W.A.’s largest microgrid at Kalbarri

Carnegie wins WA contract to build state's largest microgrid, ensuring renewables and batteries can lift reliability of supply for Kalbarri.

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Six factors that make battery storage add up for households

New Queensland study based on a series of home battery storage trials gives some insight into what can make batteries interesting for households, what might

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Wind-powered microgrids heat “boxes of bricks” in Alaska homes

Wind-powered community microgrids are providing both electricity and heat to four small rural communities in Alaska, cutting residents’ fuel bills and reducing dependence on diesel fuel.

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Coober Pedy enjoys 100% renewables after switch to hybrid solar, wind + battery system

Hydro Tasmania says the hybrid solar, wind, storage and diesel power project it installed at the SA desert town of Coober Pedy is performing slightly above expectations, contributing an average of 80% renewables, and 100% more than half the time.

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How can communities share in the big renewables boom?

A regional prospectus is being developed to help communities connect with large scale solar and wind developers in regional Victoria – and capture the many potential local benefits renewables have to offer.

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Carlsberg launches 100% biogas powered brewery in Sweden

Global brewing company Carlsberg Group has announced the launch of its first carbon-neutral brewery in Sweden, which is now 100 per cent powered by renewable biogas.

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