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Articles by Sophie Vorrath

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Carnegie, Lendlease join forces to target "massive" microgrid market

Carnegie, Lendlease join forces to target “massive” microgrid market

Carnegie Clean Energy’s EMC and Lendlease Services ink major deal to corner Australia’s multi-billion dollar microgrid market.

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Hazelwood closure to cost the same as one inefficient lightbulb

Hazelwood closure to cost the same as one inefficient lightbulb

How much will the Hazelwood coal power plant closure really cost you? Let’s shed some (energy efficient) light on the matter.

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ACT solar farm announces new tender ..... for sheep

ACT solar farm announces new tender ….. for sheep

Owner of 13MW Mugga Lane Solar Park – winner in ACT govt’s first large-scale renewables tender – has launched a rather unusual tender.

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High drivers for change, low ambition: Australia's energy reform train crash

High drivers for change, low ambition: Australia’s energy reform train crash

Australia, once held up a paragon of energy market reform, has fallen well behind the pace, both in terms of current progress and future vision.

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World's largest virtual power plant trial a big hit with SA consumers

World’s largest virtual power plant trial a big hit with SA consumers

AGL Energy says SA virtual power plant well ahead of schedule after 150 first round battery systems snapped up by consumers.

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New Australian big solar fund adds SunPower plants to portfolio

New Australian big solar fund adds SunPower plants to portfolio

Recently launched New Energy Solar takes majority interest in two California PV farms, developed by US giant, SunPower.

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Queensland's largest solar farm now feeding power to the grid

Queensland’s largest solar farm now feeding power to the grid

Elecnor’s 25MW Barcaldine Solar Farm in central-western Queensland is feeding electricity into the grid – two months ahead of schedule.

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Bombora Wave Power eyes EU market, starting with 1.5MW Portugal project

Bombora Wave Power eyes EU market, starting with 1.5MW Portugal project

WA wave energy developer says its mWave technology is attracting strong interest in Europe, where the company has plans to roll out a series of commercial-scale wave farms, starting in Portugal.

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Carnegie teams with Sumitomo for grid-scale vanadium flow battery storage

Carnegie teams with Sumitomo for grid-scale vanadium flow battery storage

Carnegie Wave to develop, demonstrate commercial-scale vanadium redox flow battery storage in Australia, with Japan giant Sumitomo.

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Qld battery boosting technology clears manufacturing hurdle

Qld battery boosting technology clears manufacturing hurdle

Queensland-based Nano-Nouvelle successfully trials mass production of its lithium-ion battery boosting nanotechnology.

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CEFC backs 270MW Sapphire wind farm, in vote of confidence for merchant market

CEFC backs 270MW Sapphire wind farm, in vote of confidence for merchant market

CEFC commits $120m debt finance to Sapphire wind farm to demonstrate large-scale renewables bankability, kick-start merchant market.