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Category: CleanTech Bites

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Equis gets finance for 127MW solar farm in South Australia

Equis gets finance for 127MW solar farm in South Australia

Equis Energy to begin construction of 127MW solar farm in South Australia, and looks to add 111MW stage 2 and 100MWh of battery storage.

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Carnegie's EMC wins tender to build solar farm in NSW "coal city"

Carnegie’s EMC wins tender to build solar farm in NSW “coal city”

Carnegie Clean Energy subsidiary Energy Made Clean wins tender to build 5MW solar farm on former rubbish dump, in the former coal hub of Newcastle.

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Risen Energy buys 120MW solar project near Toowoomba

Risen Energy buys 120MW solar project near Toowoomba

After some regulatory and technical hurdles, 120MW Yarranlea Solar Farm will go ahead under new owners, Risen Energy.

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AGL seeking big wind project proposals to help replace Liddell

AGL seeking big wind project proposals to help replace Liddell

AGL seeks another 500MW of wind capacity as it gears up to replace Liddell coal plant with mix of renewables, storage and gas.

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CEFC backed green loan scheme hopes to boost EV uptake

CEFC backed green loan scheme hopes to boost EV uptake

New green loan scheme backed by Clean Energy Finance Corporation to offer cheaper finance to buy and lease low and zero emissions vehicles.

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Departing Swan takes aim at Coalition "right wing thugs" over carbon price

Departing Swan takes aim at Coalition “right wing thugs” over carbon price

Retiring Labor stalwart Wayne Swan cites losing carbon price debate to “vicious” Abbott-led scare campaign as major regret.

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Carnegie to build W.A.’s largest micro-grid at Kalbarri

Carnegie to build W.A.’s largest micro-grid at Kalbarri

Carnegie wins WA contract to build state’s largest microgrid, ensuring renewables and batteries can lift reliability of supply for Kalbarri.

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Adani coal plans take another hit, as Aurizon withdraws loan request

Adani coal plans take another hit, as Aurizon withdraws loan request

Aurizon withdraws application for NAIF funding to build Gallilee rail line, in fresh vote of no confidence in the Adani-led mega coal project.

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Australia rooftop solar boom continues with best January ever

Australia rooftop solar boom continues with best January ever

Australian homes and businesses continue to install solar at a cracking pace in January, adding another 111MW to the 2017 total of more than 1.25GW.

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"Future is storage:" SA govt pumps for four more hydro projects

“Future is storage:” SA govt pumps for four more hydro projects

South Australia government provides funding for feasibility studies into four large pumped hydro projects in the wind and solar-rich upper Spencer Gulf.

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Elon Musk sends Tesla Roadster into orbit, and changes space travel

Elon Musk sends Tesla Roadster into orbit, and changes space travel

ICYMI, there’s a red Tesla Roadster flying through space, on a billion-year elliptic Mars orbit. Why? Well that’s just how Elon Musk rolls.