Other Renewables

Major Australian beef farmer shifts second facility to clean energy – this time, 100%

Teys Australia unveils $42m plan to make one of its NSW facilities completely energy self sufficient via technologies including solar, storage, solid waste digestion and biomass boilers.

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Mt Gellibrand wind farm to help power Geelong oil refinery

Geelong fuel refiner and retailer Viva Energy announces PPA with Acciona Energy to source around one-third of its electricity a year from the 132MW Mt Gellibrand wind farm.

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Victorian town notches up 1GWh locally generated renewable energy

With two mini-grids and solar installed on more than 50% of its households and community buildings, Yackandandah is powering its way to 100% renewables.

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Wind powered beer the toast of Super Bowl LIII

Anheuser-Busch will use its million-dollar Super Bowl spot to advertise its renewable energy credentials – and in particular, its 100 per cent wind-powered Budweiser beer.

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City of Melbourne hits 100% renewables as 80MW wind farm comes online

City of Melbourne kicks off 2019 with news that it is now 100% powered by renewable energy – an Australian first.

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Season’s greetings from One Step Off The Grid – see you in 2019!

One Step Off The Grid is taking a break! See you in the new year.

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University of Newcastle inks deal to source 100% “firmed” renewables

University of Newcastle will meet 2020 target of 100% renewables after signing 7-year contract for mix of solar and wind, firmed by hydro with Snowy Hydro subsidiary, Red Energy.

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Pernod Ricard Australia seals deal to source 100% renewable electricity

Pernod Ricard Winemakers Australia signs 10-year deal with Flow Power to tap off-site wind and solar power generation to help take it to 100% renewables by 2019.

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Major wine maker Australian Vintage inks solar and wind PPA with Flow Power

ASX-listed wine maker will source energy from solar and wind to operate its largest site – and Australia's third-largest winery – through a hybrid power purchase agreement with Flow Power.

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Alinta turns to geothermal energy for sustainable heating and cooling in new suburbs

Alinta launches "Australia first" geothermal heating and cooling technology – focused on new suburbs and the displacement of energy intensive reverse-cycle air-conditioning.

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