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Comment on The financial crisis in the Northern Territory by Richard Bentley.

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Recent Comments by Richard Bentley

‘Greener, safer, cooler’ CBD designs released
Paint the streets white.


‘Sneaky’ drop in what govt pays rooftop solar producers
Because solar alone only gets a customer through the day a solar plus battery combination helps cover the night time use too so this change should be seen as inevitable.
I installed solar 10 years ago and receive a premium FIT until 2027 as our production was calculated to offset additional investment that would be required in the grid. I get around 50c per KWh and was paying 38c from the grid.
Meanwhile my daughters have installed solar recently and were able to put from three times the size plus battery for one and six times the size without battery for the other, for not much more money than I spent 10 years ago. Times change.
Most interesting despite my more generous FIT I paid $700 to my provider while my daughters are likely to have “free” power since solar was installed.
So I say “sneaky” or not get used to it and get on with it.


Are frackers immune from COVID-19 rules?
With world energy in surplus now and renewable options getting cheaper by the day I think that gas drilling should be declared NON-Essential. Right on there Gadrian – they should stay home.,


$1m from Feds to deal with Central Desert water issues
One day rainwater, grey water recycling and road catchment might fill the gap. Always seemed there are so many overlooked opportunities in the communities.


Solar cars are more than silent, fast and cheap to run
I note some interesting second hand vehicles in NZ. Seems to me a good option would be fly to NZ, buy a car instead of hire then ship back to Australia.


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