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Slashed electricity pay 'inevitable'


Other states also pay in single digits for power produced by householders with solar arrays, but battery (pictured) offers are attractive, writes Guest Writer MALCOLM DUFFIELD. 


UPDATE April 9 at 4.45pm The Government needs to clarify exactly what the cut-off arrangements are, says the Opposition.

Small town takes lead on solar power

That diesel costs money and sunlight does not is a no brainer, but it takes an initiative such as the one underway in the tiny town of Borroloola to translate this into dollars and cents. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Solar cars are more than silent, fast and cheap to run



Electric cars are the future, and in the Alice – with all our sunshine – they are a no-brainer, says local businessman Hunter Murray (pictured). He has four of them, ranging from two town runabouts to a luxury Tesla 3 that's the closest thing to a driverless car I've been in. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Gas and solar: Still uneasy bedfellows



The current upheaval in the Territory's electricity business clearly has some of its roots in the drawn-out and largely inconclusive pursuit of getting 50% of the power we consume from renewable sources by 2030. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Huge experiment in NT bush will cast light on sun vs diesel


How fast can we – should we – transition from fossil fuel driven electricity generation to renewables? Will the bean counters have the say, or the people considering climate change is threatening our survival? A huge experiment under way in Territory bush communities will be casting light on this. ERWIN CHLANDA reports, with advice from LYNDON FREARSON, from the Alice Springs based think tank Ekistica.

Making electricity is easy. Transporting it is not.


The sun's doing a great job for solar power. Now the bureaucrats have to do their bit. RePower Alice Springs gives an update of how we can make fossil fuel use a thing of the past. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Regulation of electrical reticulation in Ho Chi Minh City seems as inadequate ours is over the top.


UPDATE July 18, 4:55pm: Reply from Power & Water.

Electricity, water supply, dunny: all home made

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Self-sufficiency is the motto for an artist's family in the NSW mountain region with links to The Centre. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: A terraced garden at the rear of the mud brick home.

Solar battery for Alice, more hybrid systems out bush

Remote areas will save 15% on diesel as more power comes from the sun. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Hamilton Downs Youth Camp has the best water

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Upgrades are completed to solar powered water pumping and treatment at historic tourist facility in magnificent location, writes chairman Ren Kelly.


We've got the sunshine, they've got the people

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Add this one to the assets of your home in Alice: Lots of cheap electricity, independent from the big end of town.  ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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