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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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Unilever to run all Australian factories on 100% renewables by 2020

Global consumer goods manufacturer Unilever says it has "started its journey" in Australia to sourcing all grid purchased electricity from renewables by 2020.

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Making the case for 10-year renewable electricity tariffs

For a fair, efficient, low-cost pathway to 100% renewables, we need to put front-of-meter renewables on a level footing with rooftop renewables and enable customers to sign 10-year front-of-meter PPAs.

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Victorian dairy producer signs 10-year wind farm PPA

Gippsland dairy producer Burra Foods signs 10-year PPA with Flow Power to source electricity from Ararat Wind farm – a deal that's expected to cut its electricity costs by 20%.

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Brewer CUB aims to go 100% solar by end 2018

Australia's biggest brewer, CUB, signs deal with new 112MW solar farm near Mildura as part of its plans to go 100% renewables by the end of this year, saying it will lower and lock in electricity costs. The shift to renewables by Australia’s manufacturing base is accelerating.

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No small beer: Foster’s, VB to go 100% renewable by 2025

Some of Australia's most iconic beers are set to be brewed using solar and wind after Foster's Group and CUB parent company Anheuser-Busch InBev pledged to shift its 6 terrawatt-hours of annual energy consumption to 100 per cent renewables by 2025.

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Business slowly wakes up to reality that renewables are cheap

ARENA report shows less than half Australian businesses have tapped renewables. But there's no doubt the idea is starting to catch on.

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Banking on wind power: Inside a milestone renewable energy deal

Goldman Sachs recently became the first US bank to sign a large-scale, off-site renewables PPA to enable development of a 68MW wind farm. Here's how – and why – it was done.

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Telstra signs deal for 70MW solar farm to cap energy costs

Telstra signs deal for 70MW solar farm in Queensland to help manage energy costs. It is yet another sign that the corporate PPA market for wind and solar is finally taking off in Australia, and is the first move of the new Telstra Energy division.

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Lessons from the US on how to drive community solar

RMI's Shine Program has managed to deliver power purchase agreements at 40% below median bids for community solar projects.

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