solar energy

‘Bulk Buy’ brings power to people

STRATHBOGIE Shire Council has hit week 15 of the 12 month ‘Bogie Bulk Buy’ solar program and uptake in the Shire has been extraordinary. In just over three months the community-Council partnership has installed, or is scheduled to install 392kW of solar; with uptake...

A Renewables Road Trip

A Renewables Road Trip

Ever wonder what a sea of 800K solar panels looks like? We found out on our South Australian Renewables Road Trip. From wind and solar farms to the big battery, we covered a lot of ground. 

Australia’s Top Solar Suburbs

Australia’s Top Solar Suburbs

Every year the Climate Council tracks the relative renewable energy progress of Australian states and territories. Find out where the top solar suburbs are.

Business and renewables are a winning combination

Business and renewables are a winning combination

Cr Bryan Payne, Mayor of Mornington Peninsula Shire, talks about his council's work to help local businesses ramp up renewable energy. Australian business and renewable energy are a winning combination. Almost half of all major businesses in Australia are switching to...

Canberra Greens’ commitment to emissions targets turns 21

Many Australians are despairing at the state of energy politics in our country today. The federal government's continued failure to acknowledge the reality of the need to act on climate change leaves a dangerous legacy and shows that when it comes to climate action,...

Coal city Newcastle prepares tender for 5MW solar farm

The City of Newcastle’s plans to build a 5MW solar farm on a former landfill site are set to go to tender, after eight companies were shortlisted to bid for the job to design, build and operate the utility-scale solar farm. The project, which was opened to expressions...