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Flinders University Switches To 100% Renewable Electricity

Flinders University Switches To 100% Renewable Electricity

Adelaide’s Flinders University has upped its renewables-based electricity supply from more than 20% to 100% in one fell swoop. In 2018, the University completed an impressive PV project – 4,136 solar panels installed over a car park at its Bedford Park campus; creating much appreciated shade as 

Electricity Market Set For A Major Rebound

Electricity Market Set For A Major Rebound

It’s hard to believe, but electricity stocks used to be revered by investors the way FANGMAN stocks are today. To be more precise, they were bid up to lofty valuations, as were the Nifty Fifty group of US equities which included industrial giants such as 

Rio Tinto waives $300,000 electricity bill to Arnhem Land school after error made public

Rio Tinto waives $300,000 electricity bill to Arnhem Land school after error made public

Rio Tinto has waived a miscalculated $300,000 electricity bill to a primary school in Arnhem land, one day after the bill was made public. The ABC reported on Sunday that Nhulunbuy primary school, about 650km east of Darwin, owed the mining giant $300,000 in underpaid electricity bills. 

Japan’s surging electricity prices are a warning for Asian countries

Japan’s surging electricity prices are a warning for Asian countries

Households across Japan are likely to get hit by massive electric bills this month, after the price of wholesale electricity there spiked from about 13 cents per kilowatt-hour in December to an unprecedented peak of more than $1 on Jan. 7. (The average Japanese household uses about 250 kWh per month. 

Mini-Grids Making Electricity More Accessible

Mini-Grids Making Electricity More Accessible

Mini-grids—smaller off-grid electricity distribution networks—are being recognized as a cost-effective solution to bring power to rural communities that often have no access to a traditional power grid. They also are being used as proving grounds for new configurations of power generation technologies. Though the generation 

Getting ready: EcoHOMES: Let’s switch our electricity supply to solar

Getting ready: EcoHOMES: Let’s switch our electricity supply to solar

Great news! We have a unique opportunity: for the first time ever, all York residents (and folks all over Maine), whether we own or rent, live in a condo or single-family home, whether our roof is sunny or shaded, can access solar power to provide