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World s largest renewable energy retailer to join australian market

World's largest renewable energy retailer to join Australian market

The world’s largest private renewable energy retailer has secured its Australian license as it looks to launch down under. The Italian-based Enel Group plans to offer a ‘Green-tailer’ product that will combine renewables, virtual power plants and an electric vehicle charging option for customers. 

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Renewables bring household energy prices down

Renewables bring household energy prices down

The average household energy bill has dropped thanks to an uptake in renewable energy, the latest report from the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has found. Customers can also expect the trend to continue, with the AEMC estimating the average home will pay $77 less annually for their power than they do now.

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Green hydrogen not enough to save future of gas distribution

Green hydrogen not enough to save future of gas distribution

Green hydrogen has been touted as a way to bring down the emissions of the gas market as Australia and the world moves towards cleaner energy. But a new study from German think-tank Agorie Energiewende concludes it won’t be enough to save traditional gas distribution grids. 

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Australia has highest coal power emissions per capita in world

Australia has highest coal power emissions per capita in world

New research has shown that Australia has the highest coal power emissions per capita in the world, with coal still a major energy source in the nation. According to the data, Australians emit almost five times more carbon dioxide from coal power than the average person globally.

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Electric vehicles could double demand on grid by 2030

Electric vehicles could double demand on grid by 2030

With more Aussies making the jump to electric vehicles, emissions will fall as our reliance on petrol cars diminishes. The energy market may face a struggle to adapt, however, with electricity demand set to double by 2030, according to a new report. 

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