agribusiness

Farmers to flock to solar and battery storage, as power costs bite

Survey reveals more than three-quarters of Australia's farmers plan to invest in solar and battery storage – and 20% are considering wind turbines, Angus Taylor – as the cost of power becomes a major agribusiness concern.

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Queensland cattle farm goes solar, cuts grid power consumption in half

Major beef producer and exporter Teys Australia to save $77k a year, cut grid demand in half, with 300kW solar system and energy efficiency upgrades.

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Australian fruit & veg grower to spend “millions” on solar, storage

Australia’s biggest horticulture company, Costa Group, has revealed plans to roll out its own solar power and battery storage capacity, starting at its flagship SA mushroom facility.

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Harvesting the sun: Farmers shift to solar to take the power back

Australia's agribusiness sector is leading the commercial solar boom in Australia, as farmers seek to cut grid power costs and boost productivity through more efficient operating practices.

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NAB, CEFC extend green loan scheme as farmers flock to solar, efficiency

CEFC commits a further $180m to extend NAB Energy Efficient Bonus program, after huge success with Australian farmers.

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