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Ergon adds new retail tariff to home solar and storage trial

Ergon adds new retail tariff to home solar and storage trial

Qld solar and storage trial goes into third phase, with new retail product – Tariff 14 – designed to help guide customer energy consumption.

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Network limits on solar, storage could accelerate "death spiral"

Network limits on solar, storage could accelerate “death spiral”

Newly introduced rooftop solar and battery storage limits could send some households at least partially off-grid – potentially bringing forward the much discussed death spiral. Meanwhile, regulator warns system upgrades will require entire system to meet latest standards.

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Ergon Energy signs 12-year PPA for 100MW Qld solar farm

Ergon Energy signs 12-year PPA for 100MW Qld solar farm

Queensland government-owned Ergon Energy Retail inks another solar PPA, this time for 12 years with FRV’s 100MW Liliyvale Solar Farm.

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Ergon readies network for EV superhighway, 60+ charge points

Ergon readies network for EV superhighway, 60+ charge points

Regional Queensland utility says it has mapped its network for suitable sites to install EV chargers along a “super-highway” running from Toowoomba to Cairns.

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Ergon offers 12.5 year power purchase deal with 170MW wind farm

Ergon offers 12.5 year power purchase deal with 170MW wind farm

Queensland to build first large scale wind farm after 170MW Mt Emerald project wins Ergon tender, but other projects “still being considered.”

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Ergon short-lists wind, solar, biomass bids in 150MW tender

Ergon short-lists wind, solar, biomass bids in 150MW tender

Ergon has shortlisted 7 projects for its 150MW tender, including four solar farms, two wind farms, and a biomass project.

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Ergon Energy, solar and the case for battery storage

Ergon Energy, solar and the case for battery storage

What does a regional utility do when it’s in the state with Australia’s highest uptake of rooftop solar? Encourage the uptake of battery storage, of course.

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How would you build the grid today? Q&A with Ergon chief Ian McLeod

How would you build the grid today? Q&A with Ergon chief Ian McLeod

Ergon Energy chief Ian McLeod offers his unique energy market perspective – as retailer and network operator – on how Australia’s grid needs to change.

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Ergon's renewable energy tender swamped by 2,000MW of proposals

Ergon’s renewable energy tender swamped by 2,000MW of proposals

Ergon tender for 150MW of large scale renewable energy swamped by 2000MW of solar, wind and biomass proposals.

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Electric vehicles 'will happen', says Ergon Energy, in deal with Mitsubishi

Electric vehicles ‘will happen’, says Ergon Energy, in deal with Mitsubishi

Ergon Energy in deal with Mitsubishi to use hybrid electric vehicles in its corporate fleet, says wider adoption of EVs ‘will happen’.

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Ergon to buy 150MW of renewable capacity for Queensland grid

Ergon to buy 150MW of renewable capacity for Queensland grid

Queensland’s government-owned regional utility, Ergon Energy, confirms tender for 150MW of new solar, wind or hydro capacity to be added to its grid.