Energy

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GreenSync on expansion path following finance boost

Smart grid tech start-up GreenSync will extend its Australian services and expand internationally following a $11.5 million capital raising that attracted the Clean Energy Finance Corporation and Southern Cross Venture…

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How energy retrofits are getting easier

The retrofitting game is getting easier. The price of technology and energy-efficient plant trending down in response to growing demand, finance models such as Environmental Upgrade Agreements are resolving the…

Emu Downs Wind Farm is a tourist attraction. Photo: Trip Advisor

Gas company is reading the tea leaves with solar

Energy infrastructure company APA Group typically works in the gas business but has a toe in wind power generation. Now thanks to a new tranche of funding from ARENA, it’s moving…

Rooftop solar could become the second-largest source of energy by 2050.

A net zero grid will save us over $100 billion

Creating a net zero electricity grid by 2050 is not only technically possible, it will save households $414 a year on energy bills, cut total spending by over $100 billion…

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Record renewables now in the grid

Renewable energy supplied 21.7 per cent of grid energy in October, the highest figure since complete National Electricity Market data became available, according to the latest pitt&sherry CEDEX report.

Mike Baird turning the corner on climate and energy

Great news from NSW on emissions

Leading commentators such as Alan Pears, Jon Jutsen and Jeff Angel all came in early to applaud the NSW government’s new climate targets. It’s late but it’s great. And what’s…

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Solar tariffs good news in Vic

Victoria’s residential solar owners have cause to celebrate, with a Victorian government announcement that feed-in tariffs for solar power will rise from July 1 next year. Minister for Energy, Environment…