Don Pattison lost his house and just about everything in it during the horrific fire season of 2019/20. But this is not a story of loss and grief. Rather, the destruction has set the context for the journey back.
When you sign a PPA with a new solar or wind farm, you’re not just buying electrons. Projects that deliver social, environmental and community benefits are in everyone’s interest.
Until recently, medium-sized data centres have been limited in their options for energy procurement. There is now a new technology that can solve this problem.
California Energy Commission's Andrew McAllister talks ‘active efficiency’, a mix of traditional energy efficiency and demand response that will be key smart and renewable future grids.
A new software platform that will allow consumers to choose the provenance of their renewable electricity supply, and help establish clean energy communities, is set to be rolled out in Australia.
Barwon Water led Renewable Organics Network project will use reclaimed organic waste to produce electricity, hot water and soil improver in Victoria’s south-west.
Independent MP Helen Haines leading regional groups arguing that community energy - including wind, solar and battery storage - should form major plank of Covid-19 recovery plans.
First-round winners of $50.4m Regional and Remote Communities Reliability Fund include microgrids for indigenous communities, farmers, regional towns and industrial parks.
The completion of Robinvale solar farm marks the launch of WePower's blockchain-based energy tokenisation platform that promises to open up energy procurement to small businesses.
Juwi Renewables signed up to build solar, wind, and battery hybrid energy “hub” to meet up to half of annual electricity demand of W.A. coastal town of Esperance.
Victorian community energy projects set to receive boost with Victorian government opening up $1 million in funding under the New Energy Jobs Fund.
Macquarie Uni inks a deal with Snowy Hydro to supply its campus with 100% renewables, reducing its emissions footprint by a massive 92 per cent.
Indigo Power calls for EOIs for crowd-funded investment to expand community owned renewables projects across Victoria.
China PV manufacturer joins RE100 with pledge to use renewable energy only by 2028, says it "firmly believes" world can get to 100% renewables by 2050.
Online retailing giant inks new deal for supply of renewables in Australia, agreeing with Canadian Solar to buy the output of its 146MW Gunnedah solar farm in NSW.
ARENA-backed trial will explore the role of customer-owned distributed energy resources on the electricity network, and how they could be used to everyone's benefit.