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Category: Renewables

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Enova hits out at "greed" of fossil fuel generators as prices jump

Enova hits out at “greed” of fossil fuel generators as prices jump

Australia’s first community-owned energy retailer says latest big price rises caused by “greed” of fossil fuel generators and “gaming” of markets.

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Reform to "anti-Demand Management" regulations would cut power costs

Reform to “anti-Demand Management” regulations would cut power costs

New study finds smarter electricity network regulation would improve reliability, reduce emissions and cut power bills for energy users.

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Kidston project receives "critical infrastructure" and expanded "prescribed project" declarations by the Queensland Government

Kidston project receives “critical infrastructure” and expanded “prescribed project” declarations by the Queensland Government

ASX Announcement in relation to Genex’s Kidston renewable energy project in North Queensland.

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Solar pioneer David Mills’ life in the burbs – with PV, two EVs, and battery storage

Solar pioneer David Mills’ life in the burbs – with PV, two EVs, and battery storage

Solar pioneer David Mills says if he can do it, almost anyone can. And by doing “it”, he means powering his house and his two electric vehicles largely through rooftop solar, and storing excess output in battery storage

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

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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Perry’s claims about reliability of renewables immediately debunked by regulator

Perry’s claims about reliability of renewables immediately debunked by regulator

US energy secretary says “baseload” coal is critical to functioning of the grid. Energy regulator says that is “absolutely not” the case.

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Ciel & Terre starts construction on world’s largest floating PV plant

Ciel & Terre starts construction on world’s largest floating PV plant

The French floating PV specialist is building a 70 MW solar facility in China’s Anhui province.

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Solar and wind tipping points: One down and one to go

Solar and wind tipping points: One down and one to go

There is no question now that solar and wind will dominate the future of electricity. The question is how fast.

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Abbott's death-wish on industry: Freeze RET, ban wind, build coal

Abbott’s death-wish on industry: Freeze RET, ban wind, build coal

On same day as major industrial project goes 100% renewables, Abbott calls for freeze on RET, ban on wind farms, and for government to build a new coal generator.

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What does Finkel mean for community power?

What does Finkel mean for community power?

Community energy entrepreneurship could help deliver Finkel’s recommendations — especially distributed and independent power systems.

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APA takes step closer to big wind-solar energy park in W.A.

APA takes step closer to big wind-solar energy park in W.A.

APA gets approval for new 130MW wind farm which will form part of major wind-solar renewable energy hub 200kms north of Perth.