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This Rural Pennsylvania Town Is At The Forefront Of Environmental Law

A small town in rural western Pennsylvania is asserting the legal right to clean air and water. In doing so, it’s challenging the foundation of U.S. 47 more words

Tesla Powerpack Battery System Will Join Wind Turbine At New Zealand Salt Factory

As Tesla races to deliver its grid and wind farm-connected 129MWh lithium-ion battery in time for South Australia’s coming summer, a much smaller-scale version of some of the same technology is set to be switched on at a salt manufacturing facility across the Tasman, on New Zealand’s South Island. 49 more words

Tesla Model 3 Easter Eggs (Video)

Tesla Model 3 Easter Eggs … need I say more? This is probably not the most important news item that you’ll ever read here at CleanTechnica, but considering that you clicked through despite the article title… 33 more words

AEMO Will Trial Ability Of Wind Farms To Stabilize South Australia’s Grid

Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath An Australia-first trial to demonstrate the ability of wind farms to provide crucial grid stabilising services traditionally supplied by “baseload” coal and gas plants, is now set to begin in October. 68 more words

“Ice Battery” Technology Set To Cool Australian Homes & Cut Peak Power Demand

US-made thermal “ice battery” energy storage technology that could dramatically change the way people cool their homes in summer – potentially cutting household peak power consumption by up to 95% – is poised to take on the Australian market, through a distribution deal with local solar hot water company Apricus. 48 more words

Liddell Coal Plant In New South Wales Will Be Replaced By Wind, Solar, & Storage

AGL Energy has continued to rubbish suggestions from members of the Coalition, as well as the Murdoch media and the ABC, that Australia should invest in new baseload generation, particularly in coal plants. 52 more words