Alice Springs Airport nears 100% renewables with new solar array

Alice Springs Airport will soon have one of the largest airport solar systems in Australia, with plans to install more than 1000 PV panels on the roof of a shaded long-term parking bay.

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Financing secured for biggest rooftop solar array for an Australian school

Canberra's Amaroo School will soon host the ACT's largest rooftop solar array, a 600kW installation that will help power the 1,750-student facility.

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Commercial off-grid – coffee and cultivars in the Macedon Ranges

This nursery and cafe business is off-grid by necessity, but it’s a system designed to power a full commercial kitchen, including the most important appliance - the very best European coffee machine.

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Rooftop solar for apartments? How one developer is making it happen

Rooftop solar has been a difficult proposition for people in high density living. But a Perth-based developer believes it has found a way around it, providing apartment dwellers with their own solar PV array.

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Hewlett Packard’s data centres go 100% renewable energy

One of the largest information and communication technology (ICT) companies in the US will soon power its five Texas data centers with 100% renewable energy.

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Landmark Sydney building taps green loan to slash energy costs

A City of Sydney-backed $1.2m Environmental Upgrade Agreement will allow owners of 1967 Reader's Digest building to fund energy efficiency upgrade that will slash its energy use by 60%.

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The car wash company saving heaps on energy and water costs

With a few changes, a focus on efficiency and solar panels, the Ballina car wash's electricity bills are down from $6,700 to $2,300. Water consumption in the Lazer Wash is down by 50 per cent.

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Why bigger businesses are joining rush to add rooftop solar PV

Large businesses often cut good deals for electricity from utilities, but rooftop solar is now offering returns of 18% per annum, and the market is poised to boom.

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City of Sydney, property groups push regulator to allow shared energy

City of Sydney, Property Council call on AEMC to change rules governing electricity supply to incentivise shared, local distributed energy generation.

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Abbott war on rooftop solar to drive up cost to homes, businesses

Attempt by Abbott government to stop Clean Energy Finance Corporation co-financing rooftop solar is likely to make rooftop solar a lot more more expensive for those homes and businesses who have yet to install the technology, and who cannot afford to buy the systems outright.

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