Victoria welcomes solar storage boost

Victoria welcomes solar storage boost

Regions across Yarrawonga and surrounding areas of Victoria are set to receive a boost in cheaper, more sustainable rooftop energy, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. With an expansion of Solar Homes battery rebates, a total of 247 postcodes will now be eligible for a battery-specific rebate.

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Why it doesn’t make economic sense to ignore climate change in our recovery from the pandemic

Why it doesn’t make economic sense to ignore climate change in our recovery from the pandemic

Federal energy minister Angus Taylor has flagged he wants to develop Australia’s gas-fired power to help boost the economy. And conservative political strategist Sir Lynton Crosby recently argued business survival is more important than the environment, social and governance matters.

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Our ‘zombie’ solar cells could power indoor devices without sunlight

Our ‘zombie’ solar cells could power indoor devices without sunlight

Internet connected devices need power. That either means connecting them to the grid, which limits what we can use them for or using batteries.

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Yes, carbon emissions fell during COVID-19. But it’s the shift away from coal that really matters

Yes, carbon emissions fell during COVID-19. But it’s the shift away from coal that really matters

Much has been made of the COVID-19 lockdown cutting global carbon emissions. Energy use has fallen over recent months as the pandemic keeps millions of people confined to their homes, and businesses closed in many countries.

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