Queensland school installs solar and battery storage – an Australian first

A 194kW solar system with 250kWh of battery storage installed at Bundaberg Christian College will cut the school's grid power use by 80% and save it up to $100,000 a year.

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Zero emissions Tesla taxi service takes off in Sydney

Sydney-based taxi service offering "luxury transfers" in Tesla Model S electric vehicles grows four-fold in 12 months, looks to expand around Australia.

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Victorian water plant to go 100% renewable, powered by wind turbine

Wannon Water says 800kW wind turbine planned for Portland water reclamation plant will significantly reduce energy costs, pass savings on to customers.

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WA farm to get 100kWh vanadium battery storage system – Australia’s first

Listed company Australian Vanadium has announced that it has sold its first Cellcube energy storage system, a 100kWh vanadium battery installation, to a farm in south-western Western Australia.

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CEFC-Westpac scheme to help business adopt solar, battery storage, EVs

CEFC teams with Westpac and energy services company Verdia to help Australian businesses with energy saving, electric vehicles.

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Akamai’s network to be powered by the sun and wind

Akamai explains how it will source renewable energy for 50 per cent of its network operations - an approach that can be a model for other companies with similar small-scale, distributed operations.

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Solar in half of all houses in some states, one third of business

Around half of all available homes in some states already have rooftop solar, but the percentage for businesses is much lower, despite the obvious advantages of solar during work hours.

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Simon Hackett takes delivery of big battery array, charges up office and Tesla

Simon Hackett takes delivery of 660kWh Redflow battery system at his Adelaide headquarters, giving company four days of power, and solar charging for his Tesla.

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Melbourne consortium launches tender for large-scale renewable energy plant

A consortium of large energy users led by the City of Melbourne has launched a tender for shovel-ready new renewable energy projects that have planning approvals in place, for the long-term supply of electricity.

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University of Melbourne wants to install 1.8MW of solar PV across campuses

The University of Melbourne has launched a tender for the installation of 1.8MW of rooftop solar systems across its Victorian campuses, as part of a $9.1m program of works financed by the CEFC.

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