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Storage. Welcome to the revolution

Storage. Welcome to the revolution

Storage is a major theme at All Energy Australian 2017 this week, and one of the key participants was Huon Hoogesteger from Smart Commercial Solar, the firm's founder. Huon answered some questions fro ...

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Microgrids. Part of our energy future

Microgrids. Part of our energy future

 Justin Harding is the Distributed Energy & Innovation Manager at AusNet Services. In advance of his presentation at All-Energy Australia 2017, Justin participated in an email Q & A with Energ ...

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Pumped Hydro. Part of the future?

Pumped Hydro. Part of the future?

Pumped hydro has the potential to be part of a 100 percent renewable energy mix in the next 20 years, according to researchers at the Australian National University. The ANU report pinpoints 22,000 su ...

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Brisbane Airport goes big solar

Brisbane Airport goes big solar

Brisbane Airport will boast the largest solar array of any airport in the southern hemisphere following the announcement that it is instaling 6MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) system at six sites across ...

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Renewable jobs break 10,000 barrier

Renewable jobs break 10,000 barrier

The number of people employed by large scale renewable energy projects has broken through the 10,000 job barrier for the first time, according to the Australian Renewable Energy Index. According to th ...

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Gupta goes Zen with Garnaut

Gupta goes Zen with Garnaut

UK businessman Sanjeev Gupta has followed up his purchase of the struggling Arrium steelworks in Whyalla with acquring a controlling stake in Adelaide-based battery storage provider Zen Energy. Zen, w ...

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240MW solar approved for Qld

240MW solar approved for Qld

A new 240MW solar farm near Dalby in Queensland has been given the green light by local government planners. The Beelbee Solar Farm project, being developed by the APA Group, was approved this week by ...

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$250 billion replacement bill for power: AGL

$250 billion replacement bill for power: AGL

Power generator AGL estimates that the cost of replacing Australia's ageing power generation fleet in the coming decade will come at around $250 billion. AGL, which has plans to exist fossil fuel gene ...

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Coal villain Adani goes solar

Coal villain Adani goes solar

Indian conglomerate Adani, which is the focus of environmentalist oppositon for its plans for a massive coal mine in Queensland, has announced it will move ahead with plans for a $100 million solar fa ...

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Drillings tests begin at Snowy 2.0

Drillings tests begin at Snowy 2.0

Drilling has begun at Kiandra in the Snowy Mountains as part of the feasibility study for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's much vaunted Snowy 2.0 project. Workers have drilled down more than a kilome ...

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