Energy

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Governments tackle energy bill stress

Despite energy disconnections becoming increasingly common in many parts of the country, the average Australian household still has much to learn when it comes to saving energy and keeping the cost of their electricity bills down.

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Heating and cooling sectors need to step up climate action

A renewables “revolution” is driving change in the power industry, according to REN21’s latest Global Energy Outlook, but the heating and cooling sectors are lagging behind in this global transition.

Australia breaks another rooftop solar record

Usually Australia is in the news for breaking records around maximum temperatures due to climate change, however there’s cause for celebration with the latest news – rooftop solar installations have jumped almost 60 per cent this year, smashing the previous record set in 2017.

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ARENA pumps funds into “solar garden” trial

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has provided $240,000 for a feasibility study into “solar gardens” – centrally located solar arrays that can be invested in by renters, apartment dwellers and others unable to get solar on their roofs.

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Bill shock powers a renewables rush

Almost half of Australian businesses are investing in renewable energy to beat rising power costs and reduce their carbon emissions, according to a new report from the Climate Council.