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How Commercial Buildings Could Generate Their Own Energy
Buildings
Thursday August 2 2018

How Commercial Buildings Could Generate Their Own Energy

Around much of Australia, the presence of solar panels on roofs has become commonplace.

US Solar Panel Tariff Angers Installers
Energy
Friday January 26 2018

US Solar Panel Tariff Angers Installers

US President Donald Trump has signed into law a steep tariff on imported solar panels, a move billed as a way to protect American jobs but...

Australia on Track for 2020 Renewable Target
Energy
Wednesday November 29 2017

Australia on Track for 2020 Renewable Target

Australia is set to achieve its renewable energy target for 2020 as a jump in the uptake of large scale solar projects drives growth in renewables,...

Study Urges Large Investment in Renewable Energy
Energy
Tuesday September 26 2017

Study Urges Large Investment in Renewable Energy

Australia will need up to three-quarters of its electricity coming from renewables by 2030 if it is to cut emissions in the cheapest way under a...

SA to Get Giant Solar Thermal Power Plant
Energy
Tuesday August 15 2017

SA to Get Giant Solar Thermal Power Plant

A giant solar thermal power plant, made up of 12,000 billboard size mirrors collecting the sun's rays, is to be built in South Australia's mid-north.

SA’s Big Battery Just Another ‘Big Thing’
Energy
Friday July 28 2017

SA’s Big Battery Just Another ‘Big Thing’

Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has ridiculed South Australia's big battery deal after saying Australians are sick and tired of watching politicians fight over the right energy...

NT Remote Communities to Receive Solar Power
Energy
Tuesday July 25 2017

NT Remote Communities to Receive Solar Power

The Northern Territory government has installed more than 10,000 solar panels across 10 remote Aboriginal communities in a bid to provide a more secure energy supply...

Premier Defends SA’s Battery Power Plan
Energy
Tuesday July 11 2017

Premier Defends SA’s Battery Power Plan

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has brushed aside federal government disinterest in the state's plan to build the world's biggest battery to help stabilise its energy...

Australia’s Confused Energy Policy Debacle
Energy
Tuesday April 4 2017

Australia’s Confused Energy Policy Debacle

Wind back to 2012 and publications such as The Economist were hailing Australia’s energy policy through its carbon tax as an example for the world to...

Energy
Jul 22 2019
Report says $1bln benefit from alt energy

Integrating alternative power sources into the electricity grid could generate more than $1 billion in benefits to customers, but the grid is currently unable to process...

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Energy
Apr 9 2019
Wind farms More Accepted, Watchdog says

Community concerns over wind farms are dissipating, the sector's commissioner says.

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Energy
Mar 21 2019
Victoria Solar Farm Bid Sparks Complaints

Plans to build a $195 million solar farm in central Victoria have been deferred after complaints about glare, construction dust and a loss of farming land. 

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Energy
Feb 12 2019
Renewables Not Responsible for Outages, Grattan Says

Blaming renewable energy for failures of the reliability of Australia's electricity supply is wrong and dangerous, a new report says. 

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Energy
Feb 11 2019
No interest loans for NSW household solar

Up to 300,000 households across NSW will be able to install solar panels and batteries with no upfront costs under an interest-free loan scheme offered by...

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Energy
Feb 11 2019
Energy projects awarded almost $10m

A "traffic controller" program on the NSW electricity grid to control energy sent to the system from household rooftop solar or batteries is among projects receiving...

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Green
Jan 17 2019
Melbourne Wins Race to Full Renewables

Melbourne City Council says it has become the first Australian capital city council to be powered entirely by renewables as energy from a purpose-built wind farm...

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Energy
27 Sep, 2018
Renewable Energy Target Won't be Extended

The renewable energy target will not be replaced with "anything" when it expires in 2020, Energy Minister Angus Taylor has confirmed.

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Energy
27 Sep, 2018
Scam Warning for Victorian Solar Scheme

Scammers have tried to cash in on the Victorian government's $1.3 billion solar power subsidy scheme.

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