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The Federal Government is facing an uphill battle to convince some states to back the National Energy Guarantee, with some leaders saying the plan's targets are too low to drive any new investment in renewable energy.
Tasmania is a step closer to its first large-scale solar farm at George Town, but plans for an even bigger plant at Wesley Vale have been met with some local opposition.
The Renewable Energy Target the Abbott government scrapped as impossible is now in sight, but Australia still faces a 118 million-tonne shortfall in its commitment to cut CO2 emissions, according to new research.
Two large-scale batteries connected to the Victorian energy grid will be installed in regional Victoria to help boost the state's electricity supply in a project worth $50 million.
Electricity is something that virtually every Australian household relies on. But the sharp increase in quarterly bills over the past decade means the essential resource is increasingly unaffordable, and low-income households...
Elon Musk's Tesla cuts a deal with the SA Government to give thousands of homes batteries and solar systems to reduce power bills. But there's a catch — the power generated by the scheme won't be owned by the households,...
The Northern Territory could become home to the world's second-most powerful storage battery after Tesla's lithium ion battery in South Australia after Territory Generation released an expression of interest to develop the...
Australians are paying 44 per cent more than they did a decade ago to air-condition their homes, and keep their food refrigerated. So why do electricity prices keep going up and is anyone doing anything about it?
Power prices are expected to fall across Australia over the next two years — offsetting this year's price increase — when variable wind and solar generation come online, the Australian Energy Market Commission says.
In Queensland's Gulf of Carpentaria, one couple has built a solar farm big enough to power their shire in a move to prove the benefit of decentralising electricity and positioning generation sites at the end of the grid.
Skyrocketing power prices and plummeting solar panel costs are fuelling an Australian boom in household power generation, where residents are joining what is described as a "virtual power station".
It's a power struggle we're all familiar with — the quarterly electricity bill. But some around Australia are paying much more than others.
Flinders Island is moving to renewable energies
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