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Category: Community Power

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Greensync launches world-first exchange to trade stored household solar power

Greensync launches world-first exchange to trade stored household solar power

Industry and govt set to pilot Decentralised Energy Exchange – “deX” – for trading locally generated and stored rooftop solar power to support the grid.

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Crisis of trust - energy businesses turn to local partnerships

Crisis of trust – energy businesses turn to local partnerships

Mistruths that have shaken public trust in energy companies and our politicians. That’s why many are turning to trusted local partnerships.

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Queensland's largest solar farm now feeding power to the grid

Queensland’s largest solar farm now feeding power to the grid

Elecnor’s 25MW Barcaldine Solar Farm in central-western Queensland is feeding electricity into the grid – two months ahead of schedule.

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NSW Coalition supports peer-to-peer trading for solar households

NSW Coalition supports peer-to-peer trading for solar households

NSW parliamentary secretary Adam Marshall says solar households in NSW should have the ability to trade electricity that they generate from their rooftops.

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The Bentley Effect: Why community energy will power our future

The Bentley Effect: Why community energy will power our future

The extraordinary resistance to coal seam gas in NSW documented by The Bentley Effect underlines the power of community energy, and delivers a warning to politicians and big business about their energy and business choices. The power is shifting to communities.

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NSW community solar "bulk buy" aims to put 1MW on local homes, business

NSW community solar “bulk buy” aims to put 1MW on local homes, business

New community solar investment round to be launched in NSW, with aim of installing 1MW of solar on homes and businesses in the state’s north-west slopes region.

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Community solar with a view: Why sharing may be future of energy

Community solar with a view: Why sharing may be future of energy

NSW property development offers a tree change, and a share in an energy utility: a purpose-built, embedded network through which to buy, sell and store solar electricity, peer-to-peer.

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Community-scale solar can power corporations, too

Community-scale solar can power corporations, too

Corporations are entering the renewables market in force, and they will find much to like in the community-scale solar market.

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Sydney community solar investment round raises $17,500 in 9 minutes

Sydney community solar investment round raises $17,500 in 9 minutes

Community solar investor round in Sydney’s inner-west raised more than $17k in 9 minutes to put solar on the roof of a craft brewery in Newtown.

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Locals invited to invest in Sydney community solar project, to help make “solar beer”

Locals invited to invest in Sydney community solar project, to help make “solar beer”

A City of Sydney-backed community solar project that will put a 30kW PV system on the roof of a craft brewery in the city’s inner west will be opened to local investors this weekend.

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Victoria's 'largest' community solar farm set to double in size

Victoria’s ‘largest’ community solar farm set to double in size

Developers of 10MW community project say they will now apply to build 20MW solar farm, after high levels of interest in the project.