Other Renewables

Redflow makes push for renewables and battery storage for Oz mines

Australian battery maker Redflow says mining industry should be coupling large-scale battery storage with renewable energy to cut costs and quit the grid.

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Community renewables development guide launched by Victorian govt

Victorian government launches guide to help community groups make informed decisions about establishing renewable energy projects, including wind, solar, hydro, geothermal, bioenergy and energy storage technologies.

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Tesla journey through Queensland: Charging up with wind power

In Part 3 of this Tesla's 9,000kms odyssey through Queensland, without a super-charging network, we learn how the car plugged into the only wind farm in the state.

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NSW 100% renewable energy retailer extends share offer as it passes $1m mark

Enova extends share offer for community retailer after prospectus raises more than $1.1 million.

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A third American city is now running entirely on renewable energy

The number of American cities that run entirely on renewable energy is growing.

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Hewlett Packard’s data centres go 100% renewable energy

One of the largest information and communication technology (ICT) companies in the US will soon power its five Texas data centers with 100% renewable energy.

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Queensland councils to tap geothermal to slash energy costs

Outback Queensland Shire of Winton to build two geothermal plants as part of an ambitious plan to tap into geothermal energy and create their own networks to supply their own locally generated power to council buildings. It's an idea that could be adopted by neighbouring councils.

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City of Sydney, property groups push regulator to allow shared energy

City of Sydney, Property Council call on AEMC to change rules governing electricity supply to incentivise shared, local distributed energy generation.

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Energy giants say taking customers off-grid is viable, sometimes preferable

ESAA report finds off-grid distributed energy better for edge-of-grid customers, & could save networks tens of millions in avoided ‘poles-and-wires’ costs. A new report commissioned by the Energy Supply Association of Australia has confirmed that, not only is “off-grid” distributed energy supply a viable option for some regional and remote customers, but it’s an option […]

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Byron shire aims to lead Australia on zero emissions community plan

Byron Shire – in the northern rivers region of New South Wales – is aiming to become the first region in Australia to become “net zero emissions”, with a goal to reduce emissions from energy, transport, buildings, waste and land use to zero within 10 years. The push by Byron mayor Simon Richardson means that […]

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