Solar and battery to “eliminate bills” for ACT cancer centre

Medical NGO John James Foundation makes shift to "sustainable energy," starting with 11.8kW of solar and two batteries at its cancer patient accommodation facility.

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ACT to change law to drop gas and pave way for all-electric suburbs

ACT takes next step in trial of gas-free suburban living, with a proposed repeal of planning laws that have made gas connection mandatory to all new housing divisions in the Territory.

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Canberra arboretum goes green-er, ditching diesel for solar and storage

ACT's National Arboretum has replaced its diesel generator for 100% solar and battery storage – a shift that will pay for itself within 8 years.

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ACT tips another $4m into home battery subsidy scheme

ACT government opens third competitive grants round, in a $4m extension of its home battery storage subsidisation scheme.

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ACT targets 600 homes in second round of battery storage tender

ACT's second tender for battery storage installations in homes and businesses expected to result in 2MW of additional capacity for around 600 homes.

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Canberra Hospital to get 500kW solar system, in $3.3m govt upgrade

ACT government to install 500kW solar system at Canberra Hospital as part of a $3.3m energy upgrade that will save it $490k a year on energy bills.

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Financing secured for biggest rooftop solar array for an Australian school

Canberra's Amaroo School will soon host the ACT's largest rooftop solar array, a 600kW installation that will help power the 1,750-student facility.

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