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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Fossil fuels and Australian tools: It’s time to go fully electric

Sally Perini has four electric cars, a fully electric ride on mower and a suite of electric tools. And for good reason: One two-stroke leaf blower used for one hour can produce as much hydrocarbons as 150 cars over the same time.

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Catholic schools go big in rooftop solar and battery storage

A massive solar and storage rollout has begun for schools in Central Queensland, contracting for rooftop PV totalling more than 4MW with battery storage of 3MWh.

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Sunshine Coast opens 15MW solar farm that will save it $22 million

Sunshine Coast becomes first council to complete its own large scale solar farm, and expects it to deliver $22 million in savings over life of plant.

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Real estate fund tops major Queensland asset with 1MW solar

Industria REIT has leveraged the Queensland sun, adding 1MW of rooftop solar to its sprawling Brisbane Technology Park.

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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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Solar Maverick: Sydney start-up unveils portable PV game-changer

Sydney-based start-up 5B unveils pre-fab, portable solar technology that can provide 1MW PV array in days, or 12kW in just minutes.

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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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SA Water tenders for solar and battery storage to manage high power prices

SA Water Corporation seeks to build grid-connected, rooftop solar PV system of more than 100kW, plus 50kWh battery storage system and “smart controls.”

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Nectar Farms on 100% renewables: “Why would you do it any other way?”

Vegetable grower Nectar Farms says its decision to use 100% renewable energy for the country's biggest glasshouse project will deliver major cost savings over traditional use of gas and grid power. “Really, why would you do it any differently," its CEO says.

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