Meet EVie, Fremantle’s new electric rubbish truck

The City of Fremantle is not shy of trying something new and sustainable. Freo’s latest experiment, an EV rubbish truck called EVie that will rumble, or hum rather, along the streets for the next month.

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Meet the Aussie startup delivering solar minigrids to remote communities from a ping-pong table

Meet Afnan Hannan, CEO and co-founder of Okra Solar, an Aussie startup looking to eradicate energy poverty using solar minigrids that has already been recognised with a global sustainability award and a best IoT startup award.

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Mirvac set to build net zero energy Melbourne community with ARENA backing

With ARENA’s help, Mirvac is set to trial a net zero energy community of townhouses in the Melbourne suburb of Altona North.

CEC report makes case for large-scale renewable benefit sharing

The Clean Energy Council (CEC) has released an extensive report on the benefit of sharing options for renewable energy projects. In addition to highlighting the benefits of sharing for both project proponents and local communities, the report provides pathways to models of benefit sharing.

CEFC tables Annual Report to Australian Senate

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has released its 2018-19 Annual Report on its investment into Australia’s clean energy transition. The report laud’s CEFC investment and provides optimistic reading for the energy transition.

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5 MW solar farm in coal country nears completion

A 5 MW solar farm near Cessnock in the NSW Hunter Valley region, long-time coal country, is nearing completion. The solar farm, at Lovedale’s Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, is set for operation by the end of November.

CEC & Monash Business School combine forces to offer women in leadership grant 

The Clean Energy Council and Monash Business School have combined forces to provide an educational scholarship for women in the renewable energy industry looking to better their negotiation and public speaking skills. The grant looks to help drive gender diversification in leadership positions in the renewable energy industry. 

NT releases EV discussion paper in drive towards implementable strategy

The Northern Territory Government has released a discussion paper as it looks to form a coherent strategy toward electric vehicle integration.

SolarEdge integrates EVs with two-in-one solution

SolarEdge, one of the world’s foremost solar inverter companies, has announced its shift toward electric vehicles (EVs) with the release of its EV charging single phase inverter.

Do I detect a hint of sunlight? Australia’s wineries harvest solar energy

Electricity is the single biggest cost incurred in the winemaking process. Looking to save on bills, and save the environment, wineries across Australia are rapidly up-taking solar PV.

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