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Category: Community Power

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Blockchain App that pays households to cut energy use wins Future Cities Hackathon

Blockchain App that pays households to cut energy use wins Future Cities Hackathon

Held at UTS, the hackathon brought together some of the best and brightest from the fields of sustainability, design and technology, the corporate and academic world, and the start-up community.

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Developing nations are driving record growth in solar power

Developing nations are driving record growth in solar power

Emerging markets now account for the majority of growth in solar power, according to new data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance .

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Replacing the Clean Energy Target with a dirty one?

Replacing the Clean Energy Target with a dirty one?

The decision to walk away from a Clean Energy Target makes no sense. But small communities will forge ahead with the transition to renewable energy.

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Victoria set to host Australia's biggest wind farm – 800MW

Victoria set to host Australia’s biggest wind farm – 800MW

WestWind Energy submits plans for $1.7bn, 231 turbine Golden Plains Wind Farm – also potentially largest in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Environment group refutes media claims about threat to Mt Piper power station from Springvale coal mine clean up

Environment group refutes media claims about threat to Mt Piper power station from Springvale coal mine clean up

Environmental group 4nature has dismissed as fear-mongering an article in The Australian on Tuesday that claimed its court action threatens the closure of the Mt Piper power station.

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An end to blackouts? Demand management success depends on collaboration

An end to blackouts? Demand management success depends on collaboration

As national debate over energy supply reaches fever pitch, more attention is now being paid to the role of demand management, a weapon of last resort in Australia.

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Community retailer Enova to buy and sell rooftop solar power

Community retailer Enova to buy and sell rooftop solar power

NSW community-owned retailer to buy excess rooftop solar from customers, as well as from local community solar farms and gardens, to sell on to other customers who can’t generate solar themselves.

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The fight for millions of Australians locked out of rooftop solar

The fight for millions of Australians locked out of rooftop solar

In North Sydney, alone, 74% of residents can’t access solar because they rent or live in apartments. But there are ways to solve the problem.

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AGL hits pause on virtual power plant in technology "rethink"

AGL hits pause on virtual power plant in technology “rethink”

AGL tells its “virtual power plant” customers in Adelaide their installation will be delayed while it reviews technology choices for the program.

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Search on for clean technology energy resources projects

Search on for clean technology energy resources projects

NERA is working with Australian CleanTech to find the country’s best demonstration projects on clean technology solutions that integrate with and improve efficiency and competitiveness for the energy resources sector.

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WA’s biggest pig farm about to go 100 per cent renewable energy

WA’s biggest pig farm about to go 100 per cent renewable energy

WA’s biggest piggery operator to add wind and storage to existing solar arrays in push to 100 per cent renewable energy supply.