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Category: CleanTech Bites

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Brookfarm looks east and west for solar powered bakehouse

Brookfarm looks east and west for solar powered bakehouse

Brookfarm goes solar with east-west array that matches consumption. Food manufacturers are finding that rooftop solar fits in with production needs.

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UNSW turns to crowd-funding to develop hydrogen energy breakthrough

UNSW turns to crowd-funding to develop hydrogen energy breakthrough

UNSW calls on people and business to fund potentially game-changing hydrogen energy storage breakthrough.

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Australian fossil fuel subsidies put at $47bn, as RET wrestle continues

Australian fossil fuel subsidies put at $47bn, as RET wrestle continues

Australia’s fossil fuels sector will get $47bn in subsidies over next 4 years, report suggests. This, as Abbott government dug in over cuts to RET.

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Tony Abbott's wind energy witch-hunt elicits one single ice-age dooms-dayer

Tony Abbott’s wind energy witch-hunt elicits one single ice-age dooms-dayer

The Coalition government’s latest witch-hunt against wind energy has not produced a lot of fertile fodder for the anti-renewables brigade.

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US slaps higher anti-dumping tariffs on China solar, Australia probe delayed

US slaps higher anti-dumping tariffs on China solar, Australia probe delayed

US slams higher penalties on Chinese solar imports, while the findings of an Australian anti-dumping investigation is delayed again until March.

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Carnegie Wave set to install 2nd CETO 5 unit, connect to grid

Carnegie Wave set to install 2nd CETO 5 unit, connect to grid

Carnegie Wave Energy to install second CETO 5 generating unit in seas south of Perth, as approval granted to connect to local grid.

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Clouds gather over coal market as Treasury predicts price 'flatline'

Clouds gather over coal market as Treasury predicts price ‘flatline’

Treasury forecast that thermal coal prices will flat-line well below market expectations by mid-2016 offers further caution against fossil fuel investment.

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Australia leading on clean energy? Not a snowflake's chance in hell

Australia leading on clean energy? Not a snowflake’s chance in hell

Australia’s large-scale solar and wind industries are at a standstill. But in the rest of the world…

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Australia treading water as climate momentum pushes towards Paris

Australia treading water as climate momentum pushes towards Paris

Australia, despite its rhetoric, stills see climate policy through a haze of pollution—only dimly seeing the costs and none of the opportunities.

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S.A. network operator to trial micro grids for regional towns

S.A. network operator to trial micro grids for regional towns

South Australia grid operator to trial micro-grids with solar and battery storage as potentially cost-effective alternative to building or replacing poles and wires.

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ARENA says funding unresolved, but looking for projects

ARENA says funding unresolved, but looking for projects

ARENA CEO says agency will fulfill legal requirement to continue operations, and will seek new project proposals, despite its unresolved funding status.