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1,000MW Liverpool Range Wind Farm Gets Planning Approval from NSW Government

The state government of New South Wales has given planning approval for the Liverpool Range wind farm, which could be the biggest wind farm in Australia with more than 1,000 megawatts. Epuron, an Australian renewable energy company, is developing the wind project. The planning permission allows for 267 turbines on 25 various properties between the …

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ARENA Encourages Wind and Solar Farms Operators to Invest in “Self-Forecast” Technologies

Large-scale wind and solar farms operators in Australia are encouraged to invest in technology such as cloud-cams and “nose-cone lidars” which will enhance the accuracy of the output from these weather-dependent and variable energy sources. An article published on the website of RenewEconomy stated that the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is providing $10 million …

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Victorian Government Supports New-Build Homes with Built-in Rooftop Solar & Storage Systems

The Victorian government backs the push to make all new-build homes in Australia energy self-sufficient with built-in rooftop solar and storage. The Labor Andrews government announced its plans to work together with land developers and home builders in a $2.18 million pilot program that would supply zero net carbon homes in Melbourne. The new-build homes …

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AusNet Successfully Takes Suburban Street Off-Grid for 21 Hours

Victorian network operator AusNet Services’ ground-breaking mini-grid trial has taken part of a Melbourne street completely off-grid for the third time, lasting for nearly 22 hours. According to AusNet, the mini-grid, which is comprised of 17 households on a suburban street in Mooroolbark, was “seamlessly” disconnected from the grid and was powered only by the …

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