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Tuesday, October 28th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The turbine was installed in 1997 by EnergyAustralia to promote green energy, and was Australia's first large-scale single wind turbine. But Ausgrid recently decided that given its age and the cost to maintain it, it was no longer financially viable. Mr Nichols ...
AustraliaABC Online via Google News
2014-10-28 20:11:43
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014      Leave a Comment
... of the Department of Industry, Glenys Beauchamp. ARENA oversees more than 200 renewable energy projects with a total value of around $3.5 billion across the innovation chain – from laboratory research to large scale technology demonstration projects.
AustraliaBusiness Spectator via Google News
2014-10-28 18:26:08
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014      Leave a Comment
New solar power customers are being warned to ditch old habits if they want to save money and reduce electricity bills. Experts say the advice has changed, on how to make hay while the sun shines. Solar customer Richard Henderson's watched his ...
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2014-10-28 03:33:23
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014      Leave a Comment
“Renewable energy is making huge advances all over the world, and countries like China and the USA are replacing dirty old coal fired power stations with clean energy, not just to reduce greenhouse emissions, but to save money,” he said in a statement.
AustraliaRenewEconomy via Google News
2014-10-28 00:23:08
Monday, October 27th, 2014      Leave a Comment
“The substation will help increase transmission capacity and deliver clean solar power to meet growing demand for electricity in the region,” said Claudio Facchin, head of ABB's Power Systems division. “We are pleased to help the UAE strengthen its power ...
AustraliaControl Engineering Asia via Google News
2014-10-27 23:47:18
Monday, October 27th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Candidates for the state seat of Macedon are being urged to help end Victoria's ban on new wind-farm projects as community forums, surveys and a bike ride reveal support for renewable energy. Wind turbines were a hot topic at an election forum in Riddells ...
AustraliaSunbury & Macedon Ranges StarWeekly via Google News
2014-10-27 23:35:14
Monday, October 27th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Those behind the plans believe the region has the potential to run entirely on renewable energy sources within seven to nine years and say, given the strong presence of farming and the economic benefits of investing in solar, primary producers will likely be ...
AustraliaThe Land Newspaper via Google News
2014-10-27 12:18:36
Sunday, October 26th, 2014      Leave a Comment
THE only service station in Sydney that offered greenhouse-friendly biodiesel has stopped selling it after the fuel failed government air quality tests. The B100 fuel can power an unmodified diesel engine and reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by more than ...
AustraliaBega District News via Google News
2014-10-26 22:32:57
Sunday, October 26th, 2014      Leave a Comment
In early October, the Planning Assessment Commission rejected an application by Gullen Range Wind Farm to modify its original application retrospectively to allow those turbines built in unapproved locations to remain where they had been constructed.
AustraliaStock Journal via Google News
2014-10-26 12:12:02
Sunday, October 26th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The environment and the economy will bear the cost of the Abbott government's attempt to shift the goal posts on Australia's renewable energy target. The government's wordplay – declaring it is now pursuing a "real" 20 per cent target for renewable energy ...
AustraliaThe Age via Google News
2014-10-26 08:22:15
Sunday, October 26th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The leading international current affairs magazine The Economist says that geothermal energy has emerged from being a poor relation in renewable energy. The London-based magazine said geothermal energy is now poised to smarten its dowdy image.
Australianzresources.com via Google News
2014-10-26 07:12:39
Friday, October 24th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Of all the Australian states, the part of Australia we call South has the most wind and solar capacity per person. Wind power generates electricity equal to about a third of the state's total consumption and rooftop solar generates about 6%. We don't have ...
AustraliaRenewEconomy via Google News
2014-10-24 19:04:19
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014      Leave a Comment
Celtic Renewables Ltd is a start-up company in Scotland that is working to reuse the waste products from the Scottish Malt Whisky industry to develop biobutanol - an advanced biofuel that can be used instead of fossil-derived fuel. This will in turn reduce oil ...
AustraliaScienceAlert via Google News
2014-10-23 18:59:57
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014      Leave a Comment
Base-load geothermal generation was consistent with the same period last year, which includes production from Ngatamariki from 1 July 2013 (pre-commissioning in September 2013). Geothermal generation during the quarter was impacted by the temporary ...
New ZealandVoxy via Google News
2014-10-23 15:38:47
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014      Leave a Comment
THE man determined to ensure a 44 turbine wind farm is built at Flyers Creek says threats of legal action from those opposed to the project are part of nothing more than a "scare campaign". Infigen Energy's senior development manager Jonathan Upson took aim at Flyers Creek Wind Turbine Awareness Group member Patina Schneider's comments in an article featured in last week's Blayney Chronicle
Australiablayneychronicle.com.au via Google News
2014-10-23 01:32:20