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Another 28 off-grid communities to go solar in Northern Territory

Another 10MW of solar to be installed across 15 Northern Territory sites, in round two of scheme to wean off-grid Territory communities from expensive and polluting diesel power.

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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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Tesla EV charged with diesel generator still cleaner than conventional car

Critics argue EVs charged with fossil fuelled electricity are as dirty, if not dirtier than conventional ICE cars. We put that to the test.

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NT aboriginal community to get 1MW solar plant, cut reliance on diesel

Nauiyu community set to be powered by a 1MW solar plant during the day, relegating its diesel generators for use only at night and as back-up.

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Off grid vs network-connected: A Queensland community divided

A Daintree Rainforest community's decades long campaign to get network supplied power has caught the attention of the federal energy minister and ARENA. But not all of the community's residents are on board with the idea, and say off-grid living is the way to go.

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Kiribati leads by example on solar, slashes dependence on diesel fuel

Kiribati will "practice what we preach" with 548kW of solar installations in South Tarawa, cutting diesel fuel imports by 230,000 litres a year, saving govt $US290,000.

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