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Category: CleanTech Bites

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South Australia only looking for one hour of battery storage

South Australia only looking for one hour of battery storage

South Australia looking for only one hour of battery storage, in decision that may rule out some battery storage technologies.

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Regulators backtrack on restrictive rules on battery storage

Regulators backtrack on restrictive rules on battery storage

Regulators back-track on proposed rules that could have effectively banned the installation of all battery storage devices inside homes and garages.

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Fairfax joins media hysteria over post-Hazelwood "blackouts"

Fairfax joins media hysteria over post-Hazelwood “blackouts”

Fairfax joins Murdoch media, ABC and right wing blogs with hysterical and inaccurate story about potential blackouts once Hazelwood is closed.

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Solar monitoring company wins $2.1m ARENA grant

Solar monitoring company wins $2.1m ARENA grant

Solar Analytics awarded $2.1m grant funding from ARENA to fast-track its household solar monitoring technology.

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Singapore firm buys more than 300MW Australia wind projects

Singapore firm buys more than 300MW Australia wind projects

Singapore’s Nexif Energy picks up more than 300MW of Australian wind power assets, including late-stage developments Lincoln Gap and Glen Innes.

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Tesla says Australia market rules outdated, doesn't help storage

Tesla says Australia market rules outdated, doesn’t help storage

Tesla says Australian energy market rules stacked in favour of incumbent fossil fuel technologies, need to be changed for battery storage to fulfil potential.

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Victoria's energy storage deadlines could rule out solar thermal

Victoria’s energy storage deadlines could rule out solar thermal

Victoria’s quick deadlines for its 100MW energy storage tender could rule out two technologies: pumped hydro and solar thermal.

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Carnegie Clean Energy to build 10MW solar farm in WA

Carnegie Clean Energy to build 10MW solar farm in WA

Carnegie kicks off Lendlease JV with 10MW solar plant in Northam, and with plans to add storage and “replicate it all over Australia.”

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Solar and storage boost? NSW households face 5c/kWh price rise

Solar and storage boost? NSW households face 5c/kWh price rise

Continued surge in NSW wholesale electricity costs could provide even more incentive for rooftop solar and storage.

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Finkel says Europe, US well advanced on energy policy, technologies

Finkel says Europe, US well advanced on energy policy, technologies

Finkel says other countries “well advanced” on energy policy, technology reform, as many of 360 submissions plea for bipartisan approach.

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S.A. government eyeing world-first gas plus battery storage units

S.A. government eyeing world-first gas plus battery storage units

S.A. government has its eyes on installing five world-first gas plus battery units – each with 50MW of gas power and 10MW of battery storage – across the state.