A trial of sheep grazing on a solar farm in the central-west of New South Wales hopes to shed light on the impact of sheep around solar panels.
Grazing near and under panels has been debated for years, especially with the use of prime agricultural land for solar farms, but there are positive results from a new study.
The NSW Government wants to attract 3,000 megawatts of investment worth $4.4 billion for the pilot program in Dubbo, as part of a campaign to help NSW reach zero net emissions by 2050.
New drone technology could save graziers thousands of dollars a year but they want CASA to ease regulations first.
A pilot program for renewable energy in the NSW central west could provide a boost to farmer income and productivity.
An independent MP is leading a crossbench call pushing the Government to do more to help farmers and rural communities face climate change challenges into the future.
After a devastating bushfire, one remote WA farming community takes steps towards a solar solution — and it's cheaper, safer, and more reliable.
The Government believes the projects will create more than 600 jobs and generate enough clean energy to power more than 80,000 homes, while farmers have labelled the decision as "gutless".
Australia is the skin cancer capital of the world, so you might be surprised to find there are just 16 ultraviolet radiation sensors around the country monitoring the sun's rays.
Four foreign-owned energy companies are racing to get their large-scale solar projects off the ground on farmland in the NSW Southern Riverina.
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