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Category: Victorian Government

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Whichever way you cut it, Turnbull's climate policy is still a sham

Whichever way you cut it, Turnbull’s climate policy is still a sham

Alan Jones says Craig Kelly should be energy minister. In effect, he already is, because the Coalition’s woeful policy is a craven attempt to pacify the right wing. Despite the NEG, or maybe because of it, a bipartisan approach to energy and climate is as elusive as ever.

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Wind farms on track to deliver $10.5bn back to host communities

Wind farms on track to deliver $10.5bn back to host communities

Report finds up to $21.5m a year going directly to host communities through wind farm benefit sharing mechanisms; billions to broader regional economies.

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Victoria renewables auction attracts 3,500MW of bids, as state warns on NEG

Victoria renewables auction attracts 3,500MW of bids, as state warns on NEG

Victoria says its renewables auction six-times over-subscribed, and warns it won’t accept NEG in current form.

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ACT says won’t be bullied into accepting “any old” NEG

ACT says won’t be bullied into accepting “any old” NEG

ACT says it won’t be bullied on the NEG by Coalition. “We need to get a good outcome, not just any old outcome,” it says – just as the Coalition’s hard right warns against any slippage in the NEG’s proposed stifling of renewables.

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Victorian government backs push for solar on all new-build homes

Victorian government backs push for solar on all new-build homes

Vic govt unveils $2.18m plan to partner with land developers and home builders to supply zero net carbon homes – rooftop solar included – around Melbourne.

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Solar cemetery considered in Ballarat Community Power scheme

Solar cemetery considered in Ballarat Community Power scheme

Regional cemetery business looks to go solar – and all electric – as one of first projects to come out of Victorian government’s Community Power Hubs.

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Battery storage booming, but even Tesla struggling to cash in

Battery storage booming, but even Tesla struggling to cash in

Grid-scale battery storage is taking off in Australia but it is still a struggle for investors to get value from their services. The contracts for the new Victoria big batteries explain why.

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Tesla, Fluence to build two big batteries in Victoria

Tesla, Fluence to build two big batteries in Victoria

Tesla and Fluence to build two new big batteries in Victoria after ARENA stepped in to help Victoria government with funding for the projects. And having dissed the Tesla big battery in South Australia, Frydenberg says these smaller units will cut prices and improve stability.

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Neoen starts work on next Tesla big battery project in Victoria

Neoen starts work on next Tesla big battery project in Victoria

Neoen begins work on new Tesla big battery and 194MW wind farm that will provide 100% renewables to biggest glass-house in Australia.

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Victoria plan to use old mines for pumped hydro heads to next stage

Victoria plan to use old mines for pumped hydro heads to next stage

Victoria government backed plan to convert disused Bendigo mineshafts into pumped hydro energy storage will undergo full feasibility studies.

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Six months overdue, Victoria battery storage tender announcement still "imminent"

Six months overdue, Victoria battery storage tender announcement still “imminent”

Victorian government says winners of 100MWh energy storage auction to be announced “very, very soon.”