Victoria Inquiry recommends number of ways state government could boost the uptake of EVs – but will this translate into policy?
Gippsland dairy producer Burra Foods signs 10-year PPA with Flow Power to source electricity from Ararat Wind farm – a deal that’s expected to cut its electricity costs by 20%.
Victoria energy minister officially launches construction of first crop farm in the world to be wholly powered by renewable energy – a wind farm and a Tesla battery.
ESC chair says outcome of retailer switching drive has been “contrary to usual expectations” of increased market competition.
Owners and developers of new and existing wind and solar projects in Victoria warned of potential curtailment, network limits and increased marginal loss factors. Building renewables is becoming more complex.
New data shows that energy consumers are paying more than they think in their bills, and more than what the regulator admits.
Sanjeev Gupta signs contract with Neoen to use new solar farm to power Laverton steel mill in Victoria and slash costs. Turnbull and Macron were on hand to witness signing, and the promise of a cheaper energy future via renewables.
Environment group Friends of the Earth says big ticket items to tackle climate change and protect Victoria’s environment are the “missing piece of the puzzle” in budget 2018/19—a disappointing one for the environment.
It’s budget week in Victoria, and there’s a simple question to be asked: if there’s so much renewable energy ready to go, then why not go bigger?
Australia’s first lithium battery recycling plant officially anointed in Victoria, seeking to address Australia’s appalling record on dealing with old batteries, and alleviating some concerns about impact of household storage.