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Why the slowdown in corporate PPAs?

Why the slowdown in corporate PPAs?

17 February 2020

This article was originally published in ecogeneration. To read the original, please click here. All of the bumps and hiccups that accompany the integration of large amounts of renewable energy into the grid have caused PPA buyers to pause for breath, write Finnian Murphy and Chris Briggs. In the past three years, corporate renewable power …

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Tackling Adelaide’s urban heat by cooling roads

Tackling Adelaide’s urban heat by cooling roads

29 January 2020

MEDIA RELEASE An innovative way to tackle urban heat is underway in Adelaide’s Central Market District which has the potential to make our city a more attractive place to work and live. The Cool Road Adelaide project will test how three heat reflective treatments applied to a 100-metre part of Bowen Street West work to reduce …

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Climate-KIC Australia Annual Report 2018-19 Launched

Climate-KIC Australia Annual Report 2018-19 Launched

17 December 2019

Dear Climate-KIC Community, As I head off for my annual break, I wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on the year that has been, give thanks to you for your ongoing support and recognise the efforts of my team. There has never been a more important time for climate action. As I write this, …

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70 Australian organisations make the switch to renewable energy

70 Australian organisations make the switch to renewable energy

19 November 2019

Seventy leading Australian organisations have made the switch to renewable energy in the past two years and procured nearly 2.3 GW of electricity – enough to power about 1.3 million homes* – according to a new report by the Business Renewables Centre Australia (BRC-A).The BRC-A released its first State of the Market report for Corporate Renewable PPAs today …

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Ready to take action on climate change?

Ready to take action on climate change?

25 September 2019

Climathon 2019 now open for registration Climate-KIC Australia, is thrilled to invite participants to register for the 2019 Climathon in Sydney! Now more than ever, we need innovative, grassroots action to tackle the challenges of climate change. We have seen, especially over the past few weeks, how when people decide to take real action, and …

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Catalysing Climate Action – Our strategy for 2019-2022

Catalysing Climate Action – Our strategy for 2019-2022

16 September 2019

We are delighted to present Climate–KIC Australia’s new strategic plan “Catalysing Climate Action”.   This strategy for growth will guide our organisation through to 2022, and renew our mission to inspire and enable climate action by being a catalyst for systemic change, through innovation.    This strategy was developed following extensive consultation with our industry, government and research partners. We are grateful for their thoughtful …

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Catalysing Climate Action – Our strategy for 2019-2022

Catalysing Climate Action – Our strategy for 2019-2022

3 September 2019

We are delighted to present Climate–KIC Australia’s new strategic plan “Catalysing Climate Action”.   This strategy for growth will guide our organisation through to 2022, and renew our mission to inspire and enable climate action by being a catalyst for systemic change, through innovation.    This strategy was developed following extensive consultation with our industry, government and research partners. We are grateful for their thoughtful …

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Unlocking value and realising opportunity through corporate PPAs

Unlocking value and realising opportunity through corporate PPAs

9 August 2019

It is by no means controversial to suggest that corporate buyers can benefit from entering into a renewable Power Purchase Agreement. Jon Dee (RE100), a frequent collaborating partner with the Business Renewables Centre Australia (BRC-A), delivered an inspiring address on 30th July to the stakeholders gathered at the BRC-A-hosted breakfast discussion on recent corporate renewable …

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Charity doesn’t scale. Business scales.

Charity doesn’t scale. Business scales.

26 July 2019

This article first appeared on the ClimateLaunchpad global site. To read the original, click here. An interview with Hans Westerhof, ClimateLaunchpad Trainer and Project Lead. Hans Westerhof has been part of ClimateLaunchpad ever since the early days back in 2014 as Project Lead and Trainers, including training the ClimateLaunchpad Australia cohorts since 2018. We interviewed …

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$200,000 fund for our 2018 participant The Compost Depot

$200,000 fund for our 2018 participant The Compost Depot

3 July 2019

This story was originally published by ClimateLaunchpad. Read the original here. Australian start-up, The Compost Depot, is on a mission to reduce the amount of organic waste going to landfill. They set up a community worm farm/compost depot in Melbourne for locals who cannot compost their waste at home. As they want to grow their …

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