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Whyalla steel city goes green with 1GW of solar and storage

Whyalla steel city goes green with 1GW of solar and storage

UK billionaire Sanjeev Gupta moves to transform his Whyalla steel business into a renewable energy power-house, with 1,000MW of solar and storage that will slash his energy bills by 40% and will likely be repeated in Victoria and NSW.

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Off-grid solar + battery systems prove 15x more reliable than network

Off-grid solar + battery systems prove 15x more reliable than network

Western Power pilot shows stand-alone solar + battery + diesel systems 15 times more reliable than grid, and could save $300 million in avoided network upgrade costs – but only if rules are change changed to allow the systems to be rolled out.

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As one home heads off grid... many more are choosing not to connect

As one home heads off grid… many more are choosing not to connect

One home in the heart of the Latrobe Valley goes off grid. But more than half of the new homes in the area are not even bothering to connect to the network in the first place, using rooftop PV and storage to look after their own needs.

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Solar and battery storage to power Victorian coal mine museum

Solar and battery storage to power Victorian coal mine museum

In neat illustration of the clean energy transition, a Victorian NGO has won state government funding to power a historic coal mine site with solar and battery storage.

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WA garnet miner to build 3MW solar, wind, battery storage plant

WA garnet miner to build 3MW solar, wind, battery storage plant

GMA Garnet in WA becomes latest Australian big energy user to turn to renewables and battery storage for a cheaper, more reliable power supply.

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WA national park taken off-grid by local network

WA national park taken off-grid by local network

Horizon Power’s stand-alone power project taking Fitzgerald River National Park off-grid with solar, battery storage and back-up diesel.

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How the new solar standard will affect households – like mine

How the new solar standard will affect households – like mine

Drawing from personal experience, a look at what the new national standard for solar installation could mean for home solar and battery plans.

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World's biggest solar + battery storage plant ready to build in SA

World’s biggest solar + battery storage plant ready to build in SA

Lyon Group says ready to go on $1bn solar PV and battery storage plant in South Australia, along with another $400m project near Roxby Downs.

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S.A. network says solar plus battery storage to cost just 15c/kWh

S.A. network says solar plus battery storage to cost just 15c/kWh

SAPN says price of rooftop solar and battery storage will fall to just 15c/kWh for households, less than half the cost of grid power.

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Carnegie Clean Energy to build 10MW solar farm in WA

Carnegie Clean Energy to build 10MW solar farm in WA

Carnegie kicks off Lendlease JV with 10MW solar plant in Northam, and with plans to add storage and “replicate it all over Australia.”

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Lyon firms up 1GW solar + storage plans with new equity deal

Lyon firms up 1GW solar + storage plans with new equity deal

Lyon Solar says ‘very confident’ of building solar and storage in SA this year, with investment from Magnetar Capital.