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Articles by Sophie Vorrath

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Queensland energy minister stands down amid email investigation

Queensland energy minister stands down amid email investigation

A blow to the state-based renewable energy and climate effort as Queensland energy minister Mark Bailey is sidelined by allegations of corruption.

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EnergyAustralia signs PPA for 150MW Neoen solar farm in NSW

EnergyAustralia signs PPA for 150MW Neoen solar farm in NSW

EnergyAustralia has agreed to buy 100MW of output from planned Neoen solar farm in NSW – its 5th renewables PPA in seven months.

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Rooftop solar shock for consumers, installers as rebate price falls by one-third

Rooftop solar shock for consumers, installers as rebate price falls by one-third

Price of rooftop solar to jump 10%, and catch many installers unawares, due to sudden fall in price of rebate certificates after record amounts of new solar in past 6 months.

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Australian coal, gas miners seek renewable energy projects

Australian coal, gas miners seek renewable energy projects

Australian oil, gas and coal mining body, NERA, issues call for cleantech, renewable energy partnerships, says timing is “spot on” for collaboration.

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NSW launches home battery guide, as race to "plug hole" threatens industry

NSW launches home battery guide, as race to “plug hole” threatens industry

New South Wales issues set of home battery storage guidelines, as industry warns against “jumping to an endgame” on safety.

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Peer-to-peer electric vehicle charging network launched in Sydney

Peer-to-peer electric vehicle charging network launched in Sydney

Sydney start-up Everty launches P2P platform allowing electric vehicle owners to rent out their parking space, and home charger, to others.

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LO3 unveils 'game-changing' solar sharing microgrid in South Australia

LO3 unveils ‘game-changing’ solar sharing microgrid in South Australia

US-based energy sharing company LO3 partners with Yates Electrical to build 6MW solar microgrid in SA Riverland region.

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Redflow seeking $14.5m, shifts focus to lead-acid replacement market

Redflow seeking $14.5m, shifts focus to lead-acid replacement market

Redflow taps shareholders to back new focus on market “sweet-spot” including south-east Asia’s off-grid, telecom, commercial and industrial sectors.

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CEFC tips $150m into logistics park, to slash truck freight emissions

CEFC tips $150m into logistics park, to slash truck freight emissions

CEFC backs landmark NSW project to slash freight transport emissions by shifting containers from road to rail, and powering operations with renewable energy.

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Another 1GW solar pipeline flagged, with eye to Australian coal hubs

Another 1GW solar pipeline flagged, with eye to Australian coal hubs

German Wirsol Energy partners with Australian Renew Estate to announce 1GW+ solar pipeline, including battery ready projects.

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Musk bags first Model 3, as Australia implodes over car emission standards

Musk bags first Model 3, as Australia implodes over car emission standards

As Tesla prepares to deliver its potentially game-changing mass market EV, Australia goes into meltdown about the very idea of improving vehicle efficiency.