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The unveiling of the Coalition government’s new energy policy appears to lock in Australia’s extraordinary high energy costs for at least another...

More than $1 billion is spent in Australia every year on distributed photovoltaic systems, from small household systems to 100MW-plus power stations....

A new report from the US highlights how the concept of “baseload” is really just an artefact of an old industry, and points out that baseload should...

Eco Soul Power owner and director John Ryan-Knight is meeting a lot of demand for off-grid solar PV systems – and everyone wants battery storage, he...

Even as Australian power prices continue to rise, and the costs of solar and battery storage continue to fall, it remains relatively rare for...

A new study has identified at least 40 Australian towns that could, and probably should, quit the main electricity grid, because they would be saving...

The latest bushfire season in Australia has highlighted the risks associated with Australia’s elongated grid: Not only are the wooden poles and wires...

Australians will be able to use solar panels and batteries to cheaply produce and store electricity within three years, in a “dramatic” development...

A small community in north-east New South Wales wants to become Australia's first village to voluntarily disconnect from the electricity grid. For...

Global investment bank UBS has highlighted the challenges facing Australian energy utilities by suggesting that the falling cost of solar and battery...

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In Australia microgrids can help households go off grid and benefit from reduced bills and p2p...

The territory government has paid more than $3 million in grants to six companies. The money will...

These start-ups are about to do to the energy sector what Uber did to the taxi industry.

As prices rose to new highs last year and the ever-constant threat of blackouts hung over the east...

On the economic side, the investment (cost undisclosed) is expected to save the school nearly...

‘We have had a very 19th Century view of how that reliability should be delivered – based around...

The grant will help build a solar and battery pilot project in Adelaide’s north. The first project...

Technology now enables owners of solar panels and batteries to feed their surplus power into a...

As more battery makers enter Australia to get a bit of the action, Chinese giant BYD has found...

The move could remove one of the biggest cross subsidies that supports the country’s ageing and...

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