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More ACT homes powered by renewables as Crookwell 2 feeds into grid

More ACT homes powered by renewables as Crookwell 2 feeds into grid

The Crookwell 2 wind farm will generate more than 300,000 megawatt hours of renewable electricity each year, enough to power about 42,000 Canberra homes.

  • by Blake Foden

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Solar batteries close, but not quite there yet for the typical family
Electricity

Solar batteries close, but not quite there yet for the typical family

Solar panels will become as ubiquitous as the Hills Hoist clothes line, but questions remain over the economics of whether to add a solar battery.

  • by John Collett
Greens seek to shame Labor by vowing to restore carbon tax
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Electricity

Greens seek to shame Labor by vowing to restore carbon tax

Battle looms over rival emission reduction schemes.

  • by David Crowe
'Records falling everywhere': solar panel demand goes through the roof
Electricity

'Records falling everywhere': solar panel demand goes through the roof

Chaos in energy policy at the federal level is only one of the factors driving households to install solar PV at record levels.

  • by Peter Hannam
Ray of sunshine let me skip $50,000 bill
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Opinion

Ray of sunshine let me skip $50,000 bill

A basic service most people take for granted was going to cost me a fortune. Until I spotted something else outside my window.

  • by Elizabeth Farrelly
NSW to turn hospitals and schools into mini power plants
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Renewables

NSW to turn hospitals and schools into mini power plants

The program aims to cut participating hospitals and schools' electricity costs by up to $40,000 a year and feed excess power back into the grid.

  • by Cole Latimer
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Snowy Hydro dumps coal for wind and solar to pump its water
Renewables

Snowy Hydro dumps coal for wind and solar to pump its water

Snowy Hydro will use wind and solar energy not coal to support its pumped hydro storage generators in a deal the company says will help cut households power bills from 2020.

  • by Cole Latimer
Billionaire tackles government 'dishonesty' on renewables
Renewables

Billionaire tackles government 'dishonesty' on renewables

Atlassian's Mike Cannon-Brookes has accused Prime Minister Scott Morrison of being dishonest over the cause of rising power bills.

  • by John McDuling, Cole Latimer & Eryk Bagshaw
'New frontier': Green bank hits peak investment as renewable rush ebbs

'New frontier': Green bank hits peak investment as renewable rush ebbs

The nation's green investment bank will expand more into pumped hydro and industries such as agriculture and electric vehicles as the surge in renewable energy begins to subside.

  • by Peter Hannam
'Fair dinkum power': PM 'inspires' Atlassian co-founder to create pro-renewables brand
Atlassian

'Fair dinkum power': PM 'inspires' Atlassian co-founder to create pro-renewables brand

A tweet from Scott Morrison made Mike Cannon-Brookes so "mad" he registered a "fair dinkum power" brand and created it five potential logos.

  • by Jenny Noyes
Climate change and renewables driving new mining boom, mining chief says
Coal

Climate change and renewables driving new mining boom, mining chief says

The mining industry is addressing climate change head-on as it prepares for a new boom driven by renewable energy demand, a global mining council chief says.

  • by Cole Latimer