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Electric Vehicle Report Launch

  Climate change/renewable energy think tank Beyond Zero Emissions chose the University of Queensland to launch their Electric Vehicle Report, which lays out how Australia can change most cars and all buses to being electric over the next 10 years. … Continue reading

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Brisbane hotel cuts hot water costs by 70% with solar

While recently researching solar hot water, I came across this story about The Glen Hotel in Brisbane, which this year built a new 44-room accommodation wing.   They decided to take their energy usage and ongoing running costs seriously. This resulted in … Continue reading

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Solar feedback is making our grid cleaner

Solar electricity being fed back to the grid in South-East Queensland is now the 6th largest generator of power in the state, according to Giles Parkinson at http://www.solarchoice.net.au/blog/news/rooftop-solar-queensland-6th-largest-power-plant-020414 This electricity is now providing 11% of electricity provided by the grid … Continue reading

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