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The hidden costs in the switch to solar

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Going solar seems to be a no brainer, but the devil may be in the measures the government will take when it faces massive losses of earnings from its power generation and distribution assets. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: Alice Springs power Station in Sadadeen Valley, 1944.


Territory Generation rejects claims by electricity union

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Tim Duignan, CEO of the NT Government-owned Territory Generation, defends the new gas fired power station at Owen Springs and the closure of the Ron Goodin plant in the town, rejects claims about the battery storage being installed and says he is "confident that we will transition the majority of our staff". ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Jenbacher engines.


Government power suppliers 'luddites'

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Rancid fridges, wasted food result from outdating billing system of Power Water, writes PAUL LEWIS.


We're in the dumps when it comes to recycling




We're the state with by far the poorest record, although Tony Satour is doing the right thing. Photo from our archive. What about electicity from garbage? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Fuel for $75m powerstation: When was public told?



Territory Generation suggests the controversial fossil fuel vs solar power issues were raised during the land planning process for the Brewer Estate industrial area (photo). ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Power Water split hindered blackout remedy: Union

Fully investigate the CLP’s role in the power generation service issues, writes Paul Kirby, NT organiser of the Electrical Trades Union.

Blackout: When will we get new generators?



Blackout: In the old power station (pictured) is where the problem started but the fix seems stalled. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.




Council may cop huge hike in power costs




Power costs and unhealthy food in the pool canteen (photo) will be on tomorrow night's town council agenda. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Electricity prices coming down: Tollner





Territorians will pay less for their power with today's axing of Labor's Carbon Tax, writes Treasurer Dave Tollner (pictured).


Opening for more private electricity suppliers




Today's reform of the Territory electricity market is based on two key pillars, including making it more attractive for the private sector to enter the market and provide competitive electricity services to Territorians, writes Dave Tollner (pictured), NT Treasurer.


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