Other Renewables

UK coal freight giant signs deal to source 100% renewable electricity

While DB Cargo UK freights coal and petroleum, a new deal will see all its rail sites and offices powered by 100% renewable electricity.

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Apple launches new $300m clean energy fund in China


Apple creates “first-of-its-kind” investment fund, tapping greater purchasing power to expand the clean energy options available to its smaller Chinese suppliers.

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Monash University signs off-take deal with Victorian wind farm

Monash commits to wind offtake deal that brings the university into powerful consortium of corporate buyers, and closer to target of 100% renewables.

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The sneaky war against renewables in the bush

If you live in a remote area of Victoria the government will subsidise your off-grid fuel needs ... and not if you power your off-grid home with solar.

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Packaging giant taps “baseload green power” in Victoria wind PPA

ASX-listed packaging giant Orora will soon source 80% of its power from renewables, after signing second renewable PPA in a matter of months, this time for electricity generated by the 228MW Lal Lal wind farm, being built in Victoria.

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“IceGrid” proposes stored wind power for remote Canada provinces

Proposal to replace diesel plants with grid-connected, wind powered, battery energy storage microgrids throughout the northwestern Canadian provinces wins CanInfra prize.

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Birdsville bids farewell to geothermal, opts for solar and battery storage instead

Plans to replace Australia’s only utility-owned geothermal power station in remote Queensland town of Birdsville dumped in favour of distributed solar and storage.

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Unilever to run all Australian factories on 100% renewables by 2020

Global consumer goods manufacturer Unilever says it has "started its journey" in Australia to sourcing all grid purchased electricity from renewables by 2020.

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Making the case for 10-year renewable electricity tariffs

For a fair, efficient, low-cost pathway to 100% renewables, we need to put front-of-meter renewables on a level footing with rooftop renewables and enable customers to sign 10-year front-of-meter PPAs.

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Victorian dairy producer signs 10-year wind farm PPA

Gippsland dairy producer Burra Foods signs 10-year PPA with Flow Power to source electricity from Ararat Wind farm – a deal that's expected to cut its electricity costs by 20%.

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