Month: May 2017

Weekly wrap-up 28 May 2017

A quiet week as we continue to wait for AGL to respond to the approximately 400 submissions to their self-admitted insurance policy, also known as MOD1 extension of time. We saw in the news this week a push for incentives for household storage and an article noting that our area is becoming the “renewable energy capital” […]

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Is the Goulburn region NSW’s renewable energy capital?

Here is a short opinion piece in the Goulburn Post pointing out how the Goulburn area is becoming the NSW capital of renewable energy. From our wind farms and bioreactor at Woodlawn to the community solar plant and a new bioenergy plant at Southern Meats that will produce biogas from wastewater, it is certainly a […]

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Push for battery incentives for households and other news

The AFR reported this week that the Clean Energy Council has come out pushing for changes to the national electricity rule to encourage behind-the-meter solutions such as battery storage. “Energy storage is the holy grail of an evolved energy system,” said Clean Energy Council chief executive Kane Thornton. “There remains substantial work to do in modernising […]

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Weekly wrap-up 21 May 2017

This week we have had correspondence with both Angus Taylor and Pru Goward regarding their efforts in our campaign against AGL’s massive industrial gas-fired power plant planned for picturesque rural Dalton. Angus and Pru Angus also spoke to the Crookwell Gazette about his concerns and his plans to write to AGL about them “tormenting the community” by continuing […]

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Get paid to cut your power usage through demand response

The AEMO has caused a media frenzy this week by announcing a demand-response trial that could kick-start the move to a smarter energy market. AEMO CEO Audrey Zibelman, who championed demand response in reforming New York’s Energy Vision program, announced the trial this week, saying: “If we can reduce the amount of demand, that has the […]

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Angus tells Crookwell Gazette “I have real concerns” in regards to AGL

Angus Taylor has spoken to Mariam Koslay of the Crookwell Gazette about his village visits over the weekend. While much is discussed in the article about local issues, Angus has stated publicly: “I’ll be writing to AGL outlining my concerns and writing on behalf of the community,” he said. “It’s one thing to be seriously committed to […]

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Angus and Pru

Today we have provided Angus with information that he requested in discussions during his visit to the Dalton Pub on Saturday. These details will help Angus to formulate the correspondence he has undertaken to send to AGL, NSW Department of Planning, PAC and the relevant NSW Ministers regarding his, and our, objections to the Dalton […]

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Weekly wrap-up 14 May 2017

This week started with a story about the opportunity for energy storage in SA, and ended with having a beer with local Federal member Angus Taylor at the Dalton Royal Hotel. Angus Taylor MP joined locals at the pub on Saturday afternoon to field their questions. While he was happy to discuss all subjects of concern, […]

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Have a beer and chat with Angus

Angus Taylor, our local Federal member, will be visiting Dalton this Saturday 13 May,  2.30pm at the Dalton Royal Hotel. He is keen to have a chat with the locals and for them to raise any questions or concerns they have regarding AGL’s massive industrial gas-fired power plant planned for Dalton. Please take this opportunity to […]

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The energy revolution is here

Take a look at this article on the move to more innovative supplies of electricity. With the record increase in rooftop solar in 2016 and again in the first 4 months of this year, consumers are now moving to integrate battery systems within their households. This gives them the opportunity to significantly reduce their power bills […]

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