Renewable

  • Monash Uni adding Microgrid and EV charging at Clayton campus

    Monash University has announced that they’re partnering with tech company Indra to add a Microgrid at their Clayton campus in Melbourne. As part of the Uni’s plan to go 100% renewable by 2030, they are turning their campus, which spans 20 buildings, into a microgrid. This Microgrid essentially means...
  • Telstra to use 100% renewable energy by 2025

    Australia’s largest telco, Telstra, made a fairly important announcement this week. The company will increase its use of renewable energy, reaching 100% by 2025. Telstra joins a growing list of socially responsible companies that are setting this same 100% renewable goal. Google, Apple, Nike, Walmart, Starbucks, Salesforce and Visa...
  • Victoria’s 2019/20 solar rebate program opens, save $2,225 on solar, $4,838 on batteries

    If you want to put solar panels on the roof of your home, or a battery to store that energy, then you’d love to have the cost of that investment subsidised by the Government. Good news Victoria, the solar rebate scheme is now opened again for 2019/2010. This program...
  • Countrywide Energy proposes 35,000 panel solar farm in Wangaratta

    Countrywide Energy (CWE) is preparing to lodge an application for development approval to build a massive solar farm in the regional Victorian town of Wangaratta. The project would include a staggering 35,000 photovoltaic (PV) panels, that would generate enough electricity to power 2,500 homes. The project is estimated to cost around $20M...
  • Germany hits 87% power generation from renewables

    When it comes to transitioning to renewable energy sources, Germany are kicking ass. Sunday 8th of May, the country managed a massive 87% of their energy production from a combination of solar, wind, hydro and biomass plants. That day, Germany created a total of 63GW of which 55GW came from...