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WA suburb to trial community battery 'bank' for rooftop solar deposits

WA suburb to trial community battery ‘bank’ for rooftop solar deposits

A new Community Power Bank scheme led by WA utility Western Power will allow local solar homes to store their excess generation in a shared battery.

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Energy goes local as utility people strike out on their own

Energy goes local as utility people strike out on their own

Recently, Adrian Merrick predicted an imminent “inflection point” for big utilities. Now he’s about to put his theory into practice.

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Community solar with a view: Why sharing may be future of energy

Community solar with a view: Why sharing may be future of energy

NSW property development offers a tree change, and a share in an energy utility: a purpose-built, embedded network through which to buy, sell and store solar electricity, peer-to-peer.

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Image of European Energy Union worth opposing

Image of European Energy Union worth opposing

A new map of Eneropa sums up very well why campaigners for community energy are skeptical of designs to create an EU-wide renewable energy system.

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Greens to out-do Labor, Coalition in community renewable energy policy

Greens to out-do Labor, Coalition in community renewable energy policy

Greens expected to release new community renewables policy proposing $150m start-up fund and tax-free earnings for project investors.

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In Paris with the Mayor of Byron

In Paris with the Mayor of Byron

While world leaders debate climate policy in Paris, hundreds of mayors are speaking the same language. Byron Shire’s Simon Richardson is one of them.

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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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Community energy retailer aims to be Australia's cheapest, help people quit grid

Community energy retailer aims to be Australia’s cheapest, help people quit grid

NSW community energy start-up Enova prepares IPO, with plans to be Australia’s cheapest green energy retailer and installer, and help locals quit the grid.

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America's number 1 solar utility is owned by farmers

America’s number 1 solar utility is owned by farmers

On completion of its new PV array, one of America’s oldest cooperative utilities will lead the nation in solar energy, with over 1.5kW per customer.

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ARENA commits funds to boost community renewables

ARENA commits funds to boost community renewables

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is providing $165,280 towards an effort to catalyse community renewable energy projects in Australia.

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Boggabri pub leads the way in community solar "revolution"

Boggabri pub leads the way in community solar “revolution”

A pub in Boggabri is leading a push into community-funded solar projects.