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The real energy revolution is happening in our homes

By Darren Miller To make energy more affordable and future-proof our grid, we must better coordinate rooftop solar, batteries and other devices owned by consumers. The post The real energy revolution is happening in our homes appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Miners see 50% renewables as standard, but are aiming for 100%

By Giles Parkinson Consider this statistic. An average size off grid mine with a 30MW power plant will likely burn about $1.4 billion of diesel fuel over a 20-year period, at current prices. That’s about one third of the total cost of the mine. Now, the Australian mining industry has suddenly discovered that there is…

Australia’s biggest manganese metals project may go 90% renewables

By Giles Parkinson Renewables could power up to 90% of major new manganese project, and show how cheap wind and solar can help Australia compete in refining and value-added products. The post Australia’s biggest manganese metals project may go 90% renewables appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Refurbished wind turbines to help power W.A. garnet mine

By Sophie Vorrath ARENA backs ground-breaking fringe-of-grid project using 2.5MW of second-hand wind turbines, with 1MW solar and 2MW/0.5MWh lithium-ion battery. The post Refurbished wind turbines to help power W.A. garnet mine appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

AGL completes solar farm for Santos oil and processing in Whyalla

By Michael Mazengarb AGL has completed construction of a 2.12MW solar plant in Whyalla that will help lower cost for a Santos oil and gas processing facility. The post AGL completes solar farm for Santos oil and processing in Whyalla appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

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