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Before social-distancing became a thing, Western Australia stood apart from the rest of the country. Defined by remoteness, the state is beginning to...

Just imagine. It’s far in the future and all Australians are benefiting from solar power and going off the grid. But there’s a new menace. Millions of...
Last week, the Tasmania’s Liberal government had pledged to develop a $200,000 solar and battery storage “microgrid” scheme in the state’s south-east,...
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...

Country News

The federal government has revealed the successful applicants from the first round of its $50.4...

The continuing dominance of the small-scale solar sector and the great potential for regional and...

In a major reform of the energy rules, distribution businesses across Australia will be allowed to...

Australian power firms save cash and offer more uptime by taking clients off-grid.

Energy leaders in Australia describe what’s ahead for solar and storage as a result of COVID-19.

Victoria’s battery rebate, which has had a much slower uptake than the state’s rooftop solar rebate,...

 

Western Australia has the potential to become a global leader in renewable energy microgrid...

The push to leverage decentralized clean energy as a means to quickly recover from natural disasters...

The Western Australian government-owned utility is continuing the rollout of its landmark off-grid...

Australian software billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes this week announced a plan to get stand-alone...