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Category: CleanTech Bites

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Solar industry launches campaign against LNP in Queensland poll

Solar industry launches campaign against LNP in Queensland poll

Australian Solar Council launches massive campaign against LNP in Queensland poll, saying there is too much at stake to ignore.

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Pilbara Solar eyes NAIF funding for plan to export WA solar to Asia

Pilbara Solar eyes NAIF funding for plan to export WA solar to Asia

Pilbara Solar seeks federal government funding for plan to export WA generated solar power to Indonesia, via a sub-sea cable.

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NSW bowls club boosts solar capacity to 414kW, to cut grid power by 25%

NSW bowls club boosts solar capacity to 414kW, to cut grid power by 25%

Warilla Bowls and Recreation Club joins commercial solar boom, adding another 314kW to existing 100kW array to save $75,000 a year.

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"Autonobus" driverless shuttle trial kicks off at Victoria's La Trobe Uni

“Autonobus” driverless shuttle trial kicks off at Victoria’s La Trobe Uni

Driverless shuttle bus trial kicks off at La Trobe University’s Bundoora campus, to test the use of autonomous vehicles as “last mile” transport solutions.

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Victoria utility installs first large-scale solar system on water tank

Victoria utility installs first large-scale solar system on water tank

Wannon Water says 100kW system first to be put on utility water tank in Australia, will provide all power for water treatment facility on sunny days.

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BHP sees 500MW solar and storage potential in disused mines

BHP sees 500MW solar and storage potential in disused mines

BHP has been told its legacy mines in north America could support more than 500MW of solar, wind and storage, turning liabilities into potential assets.

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Horizon gets ARENA funding for micro-grid trials in W.A.

Horizon gets ARENA funding for micro-grid trials in W.A.

Horizon gets ARENA funding for renewable-based micro-grid trials that will reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

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WA wind, solar industry in turmoil as green fund cements govt monopoly

WA wind, solar industry in turmoil as green fund cements govt monopoly

Synergy’s new “green fund” will cement its near monopoly powers, and put up to $1bn of wind and solar developments at risk, industry warns.

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Carnegie jacks up CETO capacity in bid to take wave power mainstream

Carnegie jacks up CETO capacity in bid to take wave power mainstream

Carnegie boosts nominal capacity of CETO unit from 1MW to 1.5MW, in bid to make wave power cost competitive with mainstream renewables.

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Wind turbine collapse under investigation at Antarctic research centre

Wind turbine collapse under investigation at Antarctic research centre

One of two wind turbines that help to power Australia’s Mawson research station in Antarctica has partially collapsed.

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CWP proposes 250MW solar thermal + storage near Townsville

CWP proposes 250MW solar thermal + storage near Townsville

CWP Renewables proposes 250MW solar tower and storage project near Townsville, while SolarReserve looking at six different projects in Queensland.