Australian news, and some related international items

4 November REneweconomy news

  •    ABB microgrid technology to power Robben Island
  • Microgrid and wireless technologies will integrate renewable solar energy and reduce the use of fossil fuels to power World Heritage Site in South Africa.
  • Ausgrid turns to rooftop solar to save on network costs
    Ausgrid offers big incentives for rooftop solar in Sydney, so it can save on network costs. It’s a welcome change from the usual narrative about how rooftop solar is a burden to networks and consumers. Are battery storage and micro-grids next?
  • Australia among the world’s worst on biodiversity conservation
    Australia is among the top seven countries worldwide responsible for 60% of the world’s biodiversity loss between 1996 and 2008, according to a study published last week in the journal Nature.
  • Rooftop solar installer caught out for fraudulent STC creation
    Clean energy regulator takes action against solar company found to have installed rooftop PV systems without compliant Certificates of Electrical Safety.
  • Oil Search’s Alaskan oil play ignores climate reality
    Just days out from the start of the latest climate talks, PNG-based Oil Search has delivered a slap in the face to its Pacific neighbours.
  • Is your company disclosing its climate risk?
    Investors and activists have new ammunition to encourage public company disclosures on climate change risks and opportunities. They should use them.
  • Swan Hill solar farm secures debt funding to go “merchant”
    Impact Investment Group secures $16.5m from specialist outfit Infradebt for 19MW merchant solar farm in northern Victoria.

November 3, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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