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Tag: "community renewables"

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Making the energy transition more equitable and inclusive

Making the energy transition more equitable and inclusive

The transition to a clean, affordable and equitable supply of energy is finely on the agenda in Australia, compounded by soaring electricity prices and the mostly favourable response to the Finkel review.

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Labor says community renewables hubs to target "areas of most need", create jobs

Labor says community renewables hubs to target “areas of most need”, create jobs

Federal Labor has restated its policy commitment to set up 10 Community Power Hubs to allow more people to regain control of their power costs and supply.

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What we're reading: Policy vs industry, and the GOP's climate vacuum

What we’re reading: Policy vs industry, and the GOP’s climate vacuum

UK report finds flaky government energy policy has chased off investors and added $A230 p.a. to household bills… it might also have spawned the UK’s first unsubsidised wind farm. Plus: fact-checking Obama’s claim that GOP primary candidates have not a climate plan between them.

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ZEN Energy launches community renewables business in Queensland

ZEN Energy launches community renewables business in Queensland

Community solar+storage specialist ZEN Energy expands to Queensland, targeting households, business and communities, who either want to stay or quit the grid.

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Yackandandah 100% renewable plans kick off with 90kW solar health centre

Yackandandah 100% renewable plans kick off with 90kW solar health centre

Community-based effort to shift regional Victorian town to 100% renewables by 2022 kicks off with launch of 90kW solar array.

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Coalition provides funds for 300kW solar for community groups

Coalition provides funds for 300kW solar for community groups

Coalition hands out $320,000 for 300kW of rooftop solar for community groups in South Australia.

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Victorian life-saving clubs to go solar in bid to cut costs

Victorian life-saving clubs to go solar in bid to cut costs

Victorian Life Saving clubs can now apply for state government grants to install solar PV after the launch of a $500,000 funding program this week.

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A call to value local energy in Australia's future grid

A call to value local energy in Australia’s future grid

The Australian Energy Market Commission has released a consultation paper on possibly the most radical proposal for energy market reform it has received.

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Garnaut heads energy company willing to take consumers, communities off grid

Garnaut heads energy company willing to take consumers, communities off grid

ZEN Energy, chaired by Ross Garnuat, says its focus is to help take Australian households, business, communities off-grid.

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Regional Vic health centre going solar via community funding model

Regional Vic health centre going solar via community funding model

Totally Renewable Yackandandah to use highly successful crowd funding model to install 90kW solar at local not-for-profit health care centre.