Microsoft contracts Enchanted Rock to develop a data center microgrid – the largest in California to date that will use "renewable natural gas" to offset fossil fuels.
Pacific Energy launches Shark Lake Renewables Hub in Esperance, with plans to keep adding to the microgrid and increasing the town's share of renewables.
WA government to boost Rottnest Island's renewable energy supply to an average of 75% by doubling its wind and solar capacity and adding a battery.
Construction of Western Australia’s first – but definitely not last – pumped hydro based microgrid is underway in the fringe-of-grid town of Walpole.
NSW distribution network company gets funding to fast-track its first community microgrid, a $4.8 million renewables based power system to power two coastal communities during grid outages.
SAPS that bypass the grid to supply mostly renewable energy to individuals or communities have been cleared for wide-spread installation.
In the absence of government leadership there is plenty we can do as a community and help one another in decarbonising our suburbs and our cities.
The latest national ranking of Australia’s electricity retailers' green credentials has sent Powershop tumbling down the order.
McDonald's UK opens new restaurant powered by on-site wind turbines and solar panels – a blueprint for all of its new-build restaurants to be net zero carbon by 2030.
New research warns gas brand is “strong and stubborn”, and that asking people to give it up – either for economic or environmental reasons – is the wrong way to push for electrification.
City of Melbourne will go all-electric in all of its local government buildings, quitting gas within the coming 10 years, as part of a new plan to reach net-zero emissions by 2040.
AusNet and Mondo Power unveil plans for a 10MWh community battery energy storage system on Victoria's Phillip Island, as a first step 100% locally sourced renewable power.
Hydrogen is a promising solution to clean up the most challenging sectors of the economy. Outside of that, however, it is woefully inefficient and risky.
Western Power names the dates for official launch of much-delayed wind, solar and battery microgrid that will help power WA town of Kalbarri.