Better managing how we use electricity in our homes will reduce pressure on the grid, and reduce the need for more power stations.
The Brisbane-based developer has obtained approval to build the solar project near Columboola, southwestern Queensland, after a seven-week review process.
German company Senec-IES has begun shipping its battery storage units to the fast-growing Australian storage market, with 2,000 units to be supplied in the first six months of 2017.
What’s happening in New Zealand mimics what happened in Australia 5 or so years ago. The question is, will they learn from our mistakes?
Record low solar panel prices, and the ratcheting-down or removal of policy levers, are sparking a boom in Australia’s residential and commercial rooftop solar markets – but also prompting warnings to consumers to avoid the lure of cheap and nasty products, and installers.
Australia is now pretty much the only major advanced economy where carbon pollution levels are growing.
The Turnbull government’s decision to ratify the Paris Agreement is welcome news so soon after the election of Trump. But there is much tough policy work to be done if Australia is serious about meeting its climate obligations.
Clean Energy Regulator says 2020 RET achievable, but warns retailers to meet their obligations, or be “named and shamed”.