Posts Tagged "renewable energy"

Hydro Tasmania has plans for Australia’s largest wind farm

Hydro Tasmania has plans for Australia’s largest wind farm

Ecogeneration in their latest online newletter outlined plans about Hydro Tasmania’s plans for Australia’s largest ever wind farm. As Tassie is our home state this is literally close to home!, there is already plenty of controversy over Aurora Energy (hydro created power supplier) and how it buys and sells power since the Bass Link that connects Tasmania into the Victorian...

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Why arn’t we saving energy!

Why arn’t we saving energy!

This is a great blog post I found on designbuildsource recently and thought it should be shared, check it out! With so much effort having gone into green building and construction throughout Australia, a recent report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showing that overall household energy consumption was on the rise and that household energy consumption per capita had not improved...

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Cape Paterson Zero Carbon Ecovillage Design

Cape Paterson Zero Carbon Ecovillage Design

I came across this project headed at Cape Paterson, I found it pretty interesting and shareable.. check it out and see what you think, here are some clips off their website. A genuine Ecovillage will restore and protect habitat, biodiversity and ecological values to the land, allow people to live lightly on the planet through sustainable design and sharing resources, and encourages a real sense...

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Clean Energy Week is upon us

Clean Energy Week is upon us

Clean energy week is upon us, Clean Energy Week is Australia’s largest event for the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, incorporating ATRAA (Australia’s largest solar event), a huge trade exhibition, a schools program and events for the general public. Hosted by the Clean Energy Council, Australia’s peak industry body, the week will deliver the latest on policy...

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Ocean Renewable Energy

Ocean Renewable Energy

I found this one quite interesting, especially since one of the area’s discussed was Tasmania. Australia’s ocean energy resources could economically supply approximately 10 per cent of the country’s electricity by 2050, equivalent to powering a city the size of Melbourne, the CSIRO has found. The CSIRO’s new study, Ocean renewable energy: 2015–50, demonstrates the areas that could...

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