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Malcolm Turnbull has dismissed calls from Tony Abbott to abandon the National Energy Guarantee.
After another record month of rooftop solar installations, renewable energy should supply a third of the national electricity market's need by 2020 and 40 per cent by 2030 according to new research from Green Energy Markets.
The Port Macquarie Base Hospital is installing the largest rooftop solar panel system on a healthcare facility in Australia, significantly reducing its dependency on the grid.
A sharp rise in the number of solar rooftop installations in Queensland is creating major challenges for the electricity grid and could cause outages if the issue is not addressed, Energy Networks Australia says.
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?
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