Show me the money: The business opportunity of grid-interactive buildings

Building owners should care about grid integration services because such services save them money, and can provide new sources of revenue.

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Solar accreditation and training out-of-date and fundamentally flawed

As the evolution of solar – and battery storage – powers on, Australia has the same solar accreditation it has had for a very long time. And it desperately needs updating.

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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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Shared solar start-up Matter Technology in administration

One of Australia’s first solar start-ups to target Australia’s millions of rented households, Matter Technology, has gone into voluntary administration, and is seeking buyers.

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Tesla Powerpack installed at Sydney depot, as part of Transgrid network trial

City of Sydney adds 500kWh Tesla battery to new solar council depot, both to make the depot self sufficient and as part of Transgrid demand management trial.

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Victorian manufacturer completes 1.2MW rooftop solar system, battery storage next

Cleaning and personal care products maker Nature's Organics installs 1.29MW solar system, in first step to generating "24/7" renewable power.

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Packaging giant taps “baseload green power” in Victoria wind PPA

ASX-listed packaging giant Orora will soon source 80% of its power from renewables, after signing second renewable PPA in a matter of months, this time for electricity generated by the 228MW Lal Lal wind farm, being built in Victoria.

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Australian smallgoods giant to slash grid consumption with 3.2MW solar system

Primo Smallgoods set to install one of Australia’s largest commercial solar systems – a 3.2MW rooftop array at its Wacol plant in Brisbane.

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Port Macquarie Base Hospital to install 609kW rooftop solar system

NSW hospital set to save $130,000 a year with the installation of a 609kW rooftop solar system – "Australia's largest" on a health care facility, yet, it claims.

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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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