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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Birdsville bids farewell to geothermal, opts for solar and battery storage instead

Plans to replace Australia’s only utility-owned geothermal power station in remote Queensland town of Birdsville dumped in favour of distributed solar and storage.

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Alinta looks to combine solar and geothermal for new housing estates

Alinta Energy says distributed geothermal could provide heating and cooling needs for new housing estates, and combined with solar need not be connected to grid.

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Can Victoria build a new town, from scratch, off grid?

Plans to build a completely new, completely sustainable and off-grid community in Victoria's Gippsland Lakes district are gathering momentum. But can they win the approval of state government?

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How renewables can kick industry’s gas habit: 1 report and 3 case studies

ARENA-backed report says there is a renewable energy alternative for most industry gas applications, to reduce the sector's exposure to an increasingly uncertain and costly gas market.

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Queensland councils to tap geothermal to slash energy costs

Outback Queensland Shire of Winton to build two geothermal plants as part of an ambitious plan to tap into geothermal energy and create their own networks to supply their own locally generated power to council buildings. It's an idea that could be adopted by neighbouring councils.

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