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Newstead reaches agreement with Powercor Australia over electricity tariff trial - Bendigo Advertiser


Bendigo Advertiser

Newstead reaches agreement with Powercor Australia over electricity tariff trial
Bendigo Advertiser
BIG PLANS: Renewable Newstead on Tuesday announced a trial electricity tariff with Powercor Australia, which is hoped will increase the town's capacity to harness renewable energy. Picture: DARREN HOWE. A small central Victorian community with ...

UNSW signs worldwide solar energy agreement - PACE Today


PACE Today

UNSW signs worldwide solar energy agreement
PACE Today
UNSW Sydney has announced a tripartite arrangement with contract partners Maoneng Australia (Maoneng) and Origin Energy (Origin) for an offsite Solar PV Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (Solar PPA). The 15-year solar supply agreement with Maoneng is ...
UNSW signs up for solar powerSunraysia Daily
Aussie university inks landmark solar energy deal to become fully solar poweredGlobal Times
'World first': Australian university signs deal for 100 per cent solar powerwww.businessgreen.com

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Snowy scheme's a dud and National Electricity Guarantee is vague - The Australian


Snowy scheme's a dud and National Electricity Guarantee is vague
The Australian
There is no way that the target of 40 per cent will be met even though the percentage of electricity generated in Germany by intermittent, renewable energy sources is approaching one-third. And did I mention the cost of maintaining the stability of the ...

Victorian clean energy target could shut Yallourn, says Josh Frydenberg - The Australian Financial Review


The Australian Financial Review

Victorian clean energy target could shut Yallourn, says Josh Frydenberg
The Australian Financial Review
by Mark Ludlow. Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg said the Victorian Labor government's clean energy target could result in the earlier closure of the Yallourn coal-fired power station as its owners ask for an extension of the mining lease until ...
Yallourn coal mine licence extension poses unacceptable risk to our ...RenewEconomy

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Renewable energy investment 'bonanza' is coming to Australia - ABC - ABC Online


ABC Online

Renewable energy investment 'bonanza' is coming to Australia - ABC
ABC Online
Experts believe a string of new renewable energy investments could be the beginning of the end for Australia's energy crisis.

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UNSW signs deal to go fully solar powered - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

UNSW signs deal to go fully solar powered
The Sydney Morning Herald
UNSW president and vice chancellor Ian Jacobs said the agreement was part of the university's goal to become energy carbon neutral by 2020. “Over the past six months, UNSW has collaborated with our contract partners Maoneng and Origin, to develop a ...
Maoneng inks major solar PPA with UNSW, via OriginRenewEconomy
A major university just went all in on solar powerCNBC
UNSW signs offsite solar PPA for 100% of its electricity needspv magazine Australia

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Energy Australia asks Andrews Government to extend licence for Yallourn coal-fired power station - Herald Sun


Herald Sun

Energy Australia asks Andrews Government to extend licence for Yallourn coal-fired power station
Herald Sun
The Yallourn power station in the Latrobe Valley provides nearly a quarter of Victoria's electricity. Energy Australia's energy executive Mark Collette told the Herald Sun that “policy and market settings may impact our approach” to operating until ...

Following in South Australian footsteps: Victorian renewable energy use on the up - Mozo.com.au


Mozo.com.au

Following in South Australian footsteps: Victorian renewable energy use on the up
Mozo.com.au
Setting a renewable energy target of 50% by 2025 back in 2009, South Australia managed to achieve that goal eight years ahead of schedule when the State Government last year announced it was using solar and wind-based sources for 53% of overall energy ...

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Home biogas: turning food waste into renewable energy - The Conversation AU


The Conversation AU

Home biogas: turning food waste into renewable energy
The Conversation AU
If interested, watch this space. My personal motivation to explore biogas (related to my research) arises primarily from a desire to decarbonise my household's energy use. So far, so good. We have disconnected from the conventional gas grid and now ...

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