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Category: CleanTech Bites

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Graph of the Day: Tesla battery popular on both sides of politics

Graph of the Day: Tesla battery popular on both sides of politics

Scott Morrison compares Tesla’s big battery to the Big Banana and the Big Prawn, but polls shows even Coalition voters think it’s a good idea.

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Canavan comes out as "minister for mining sector," internet gets really mad

Canavan comes out as “minister for mining sector,” internet gets really mad

Recently removed Coalition minister for resources and Northern Australia admits to representing the mining sector. Facebook responds.

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Electricity sector "gold plating" behind sky-high prices – not renewables

Electricity sector “gold plating” behind sky-high prices – not renewables

TAI report says electricity sector gold-plating costing households $400-$500 a year. Cost of carbon price: “barely noticeable.”

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AGL expands smart technology portfolio with $13m in US start-up

AGL expands smart technology portfolio with $13m in US start-up

AGL invests $13 million in smart lock and smart home controls start-up in US, expanding its push into new technologies.

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Queensland launches "world's largest" EV fast-charging network

Queensland launches “world’s largest” EV fast-charging network

Queensland govt launches Electric Super Highway, names first 18 locations for “green-powered” EV fast charging stations.

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Australia's largest solar farm – 220MW – under construction

Australia’s largest solar farm – 220MW – under construction

Reach Solar to proceed with second stage of Bungala solar farm near Port Augusta, snatching title of largest solar farm under construction.

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Out with "minister for Adani" – in with a minister for renewables?

Out with “minister for Adani” – in with a minister for renewables?

Could the sudden resignation of Matt Canavan open the door for a renewables friendly resources minister?

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Lighthouse buys second solar farm in Queensland

Lighthouse buys second solar farm in Queensland

Australian investment funds buys second solar farm in Queensland from Germany’s BayWa, which plans another 280MW of solar PV.

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Old coal plant parts, going cheap, in Hazelwood fire sale

Old coal plant parts, going cheap, in Hazelwood fire sale

Engie to auction off old coal plant parts in series of online auctions starting in September. Get your bidding fingers ready.

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Tritium taps coal baron to 'triple' manufacturing of EV fast chargers

Tritium taps coal baron to ‘triple’ manufacturing of EV fast chargers

Brisbane-based designer and maker of EV fast chargers raises $10m in just 10 days, from just one investor: former coal baron Brian Flannery.

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Sunshine Coast opens 15MW solar farm that will save it  $22 million

Sunshine Coast opens 15MW solar farm that will save it $22 million

Sunshine Coast becomes first council to complete its own large scale solar farm, and expects it to deliver $22 million in savings over life of plant.