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Alice outback savvy underpins billion dollar deals

By ERWIN CHLANDA Multi million dollar energy deals are conducted by middle-aged white men in pin-stripe suits from offices in Collins or Pitt streets? Think...

Labor’s $4 billion deal: Gas and solar, a bob each way?

By ERWIN CHLANDA and JULIUS DENNIS The NT Government is spending vast amounts of money on two initiatives in direct opposition to each-other. On the one...

Small town has big plans

By ERWIN CHLANDA The Barkly, population 7392, has chalked up the nation’s first Regional Deal, a $78.4m joint partnership between the Australian, the NT and...

And now it’s more than a bunch of grapes

By ERWIN CHLANDA UPDATE December 10, 00:21am: A JobSeeker saying "no" to a job offer. When it comes to hardy perennials in Central Australian journalism, right...

Grid stability service payments a multiple winner

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Sir – With the government battery subsidy due to end on 30 November, grid stability service payments offer a win-win-win-win: for...

Renewable energy: Town Council takes another step

By ERWIN CHLANDA The Town Council supported unanimously a motion by Cr Jimmy Cocking on Monday to “investigate potential options for managing waste associated with...

Clean energy the plank to rebuild the economy



"It means making sure that we are not contributing to the heating and cooking of the planet by releasing millions of tonnes of emissions into the atmosphere," says environmental activist Jimmy Cocking (at left) in an election preview. JULIUS DENNIS reports.

Independent Kim Hopper has succinct policies for Braitling



In a crowded field competing for one of the town's just two urban seats, Kim Hopper (photo supplied) stays clear of campaign platitudes in favour of specific goals. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Making going solar so much harder


New rules are likely to make home owners, investors think twice about becoming electricity generators. SPECIAL REPORT by TIM BRAND.

$20bn Sun Cable has national security risks, expert warns

The world's biggest solar array planned in The Centre Central could launch Australia as a energy superpower, but China is lurking in the background. EXCLUSIVE by MARK J SMITH who spoke with former diplomat, major energy project and China business expert, Dr John Saunders (pictured).

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