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ACT tips another $4m into home battery subsidy scheme

ACT tips another $4m into home battery subsidy scheme

ACT government opens third competitive grants round, in a $4m extension of its home battery storage subsidisation scheme.

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ACT trials electric buses on public transport route

ACT trials electric buses on public transport route

Canberra’s public transport bus fleet will trial two pure electric buses and one electric-diesel hybrid, as it transitions away from ageing diesel fleet.

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Turnbull Government is wrong to pretend we can burn our way to climate safety

Turnbull Government is wrong to pretend we can burn our way to climate safety

We are in the midst of experiencing the impacts of dangerous global warming, which made it all the more jarring when the Federal Government came out championing the big polluters that are driving global warming.

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ACT solar farm announces new tender ..... for sheep

ACT solar farm announces new tender ….. for sheep

Owner of 13MW Mugga Lane Solar Park – winner in ACT govt’s first large-scale renewables tender – has launched a rather unusual tender.

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ACT aims for zero carbon transport sector, with launch of EV plan

ACT aims for zero carbon transport sector, with launch of EV plan

Having locked in 100 per cent renewable energy for its electricity needs, the ACT is now turning to zero emissions for transport.

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Mt Majura solar farm takes ACT one step closer to 100% renewables

Mt Majura solar farm takes ACT one step closer to 100% renewables

The 2.3MW Mt Majura solar farm – the first asset of the Ross Garnaut-chaired $100m IIG Solar Income Fund – has been launched in ACT.

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Eight energy companies win ACT battery storage auction

ACT names 8 winners of $2m funding to roll-out 2MW solar-integrated battery storage across 600+ homes and businesses.

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Record low wind energy price in ACT auction, but solar not far behind

Record low wind energy price in ACT auction, but solar not far behind

ACT achieves new record low price for wind energy in Australia, but the wind projects were challenged by the falling cost of large scale solar.

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Installation begins on 500kW solar array for Canberra Hospital

Installation begins on 500kW solar array for Canberra Hospital

ACT govt-funded installation of 500kW solar array is underway at Canberra Hospital, part of project that will save it $490,000 by 2017-18.

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ACT opens solar scheme to low-income households

ACT opens solar scheme to low-income households

ACT opens $2m pilot program to provide access to solar rooftop to those households least able to afford it – or high electricity bills.

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Second round ACT battery storage auction attracts 17 bids

Second round ACT battery storage auction attracts 17 bids

Round 2 of ACT battery storage auction, a $2m funding round for 2MW of solar storage, has attracted 17 bids to install more than 8MW.