Other Renewables

Victoria announces microgrid grant, to power Latrobe Valley shift from coal

Victoria Labor government launches $3m grant program to support the development of a renewables based microgrid project in the Latrobe Valley.

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Community retailer Enova eyes expansion with new crowd-funding campaign

Community energy retailer aims to raise at least $3m to finance its extension across NSW, including Sydney CBD, followed by south-east Queensland, Victoria and SA.

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A shining example for microgrids, or a cautionary tale?

A community microgrid development in the works for nearly two years in southern California faces a battle against the local city council, which is urging a vote to reject the project.

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Apple, Etsy, Swiss Re partner to develop 290MW of wind, solar

Each company has committed to sourcing 100% of their electricity needs for their global operations from renewable energy.

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Victorian town plans “smart energy precinct” to halve industry power costs

Local business and community in coastal town of Port Fairy begin work on developing multi-million dollar, renewables-based smart energy precinct.

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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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