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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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Some news articles to pass the time

Renewable energy investment in Australia hits a record high Good news from Energy matters, who reported the great news that: “Large-scale renewable energy investment in 2016 was five times greater than 2015.” They also mentioned that 2.6 million small-scale renewable systems have been installed, which is almost 15% of Australian homes. Imagine the generation if […]

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South Australia the ‘perfect storm’ opportunity for energy storage

Some news on the SA grid battery system: Brian Perusse from AES Energy Storage states that “Industry officials estimated 100 MWh of battery capacity could be supplied for $700 to $1,000 per kilowatt hour.” Compare that to the cost of building AGL’s massive industrial Dalton gas-fired power plant: the original estimate 7 years ago was $1.5 […]

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Weekly wrap-up 7 May 2017

The AAADPP aims to provide weekly updates on news, the campaign, information from the Department of Planning, and correspondence with our local members of parliament and associated ministers. This week, we provided an update on Where we are – and where we are going, outlining what will be happening next in the planning assessment process, what […]

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Where we are – and where we are going

So what now?  Well, the AAADPP is not sitting idly by waiting for the powers that be to make decisions that will affect our lives, families, homes and communities. In summary, here is where we are and where we go next.   EXHIBITION PERIOD CLOSED Public submissions have been lodged. However, the AAADPP has continued […]

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