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Water Companies in Victoria Signed Major Deal with Kiamal Solar Farm

Thirteen water utilities in Victoria have decided to band together to acquire a major renewable energy deal that will provide 20 to 50 percent of each company’s overall electricity demands and lower the costs of the consumers’ water bills. One Step Off the Grid reported that the formed umbrella organisation called Zero Emissions Water (ZEW) …

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AEMO to Include Rapid Transition to Renewables in its Next Integrated System Plan

As part of its next Integrated System Plan, the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) will include modelling for a rapid transition to renewables, a faster exit from generating coal, and a zero-emissions grid. The said changes, referred to as a ”step change” scenario, has been decided by AEMO through various workshops and consultations with the …

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Talga Reveals Breakthrough in Producing Concrete that Conducts Electricity for EVs

Electricity for EVs

Talga Resources has announced a breakthrough in its work to produce concrete that conducts electricity. According to the company, such achievement could even play a role in wireless, on-road charging of electric vehicles in the future. Talga also announced it has achieved high levels of electrical conductivity in concrete by using an additive created in …

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Small-Scale Solar Systems Surpass 3 Million Installations in Australia

Solar systems

Based on the latest data released by the Clean Energy Regulator (CER), rooftop solar and solar hot water installs in Australia have passed the three million-mark as companies and households continue to take the power back against increasing energy costs. The CER previously announced that the new small-scale solar milestone had been driven by a …

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Genex Gets $516M NAIF Loan to Advance Solar and Pumped Hydro Storage Project in QLD

Hydro Power Station

Genex Power has obtained $516 million in concessional finance from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) for its state-of-the-art solar and pumped hydro storage project in north Queensland. The project will be the first of its scale to combine solar and pumped hydro and will be installed in the former Kidston gold mine. Water will …

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Tasmania Might Need 4 More Interconnectors in its Bid to Become Battery of the Nation

Hydro Power Station

A report has revealed that Tasmania could require as many as four new interconnectors to be installed between the island state and mainland Australia in order to become the battery of the nation, which provides the NEM with as much as 2.5 GW of pumped hydro energy storage capacity. HydroTasmania recently announced that ARENA-backed feasibility …

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Clarke Creek Wind Farm Receives Development Approval; May Add Solar and Battery Storage

The number of huge wind and solar projects in the development pipeline continues to rapidly expand, a proof to the claim that the federal renewable energy target by 2020 is as good as met because of the installation and construction of various wind and solar projects in the country. The latest project in the works …

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