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Category: Renewables

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South Australia reaches record wind output of 1,540MW

South Australia reaches record wind output of 1,540MW

South Australia reaches record wind output of 1,540MW on Anzac Day.

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Monash Uni tenders for new wind or solar farm in Australian first

Monash Uni tenders for new wind or solar farm in Australian first

Monash Uni offers long-term contract for 55GWh of new wind or solar in Australia’s biggest non-government renewables tender, to date.

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Innovation: Southern Cross tips $2m into "IoT" start-up Wattwatchers

Innovation: Southern Cross tips $2m into “IoT” start-up Wattwatchers

Southern Cross VC fund backs NSW-based “internet of things” energy data company Wattwatchers.

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Graph of the Day: Wind capacity set to nearly double in 5 years

Graph of the Day: Wind capacity set to nearly double in 5 years

Policy initiatives in China, India and Australia to help deliver a near doubling of wind energy capacity within 5 years.

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Saudi Arabia to offer more than 1GW of solar & wind in new tender

Saudi Arabia to offer more than 1GW of solar & wind in new tender

The plans are part of the Saudi Arabia’s recently-announced intention to grow its renewable energy sources and spur development of wind and solar.

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Solar juggernaut marches on as costs continue to fall

Solar juggernaut marches on as costs continue to fall

Deutsch Bank becomes latest to revise up its near-term global solar forecast, off the back of further reduction in costs and a potential post-Trump “gold rush” in the US market.

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Could South Australia be the nation's hydrogen state, too?

Could South Australia be the nation’s hydrogen state, too?

SA might soon add a new clean feather to its cap, announcing plans to go heavily into the hydrogen industry.

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Can Tasmania be turned into Australia’s peak load generator?

Can Tasmania be turned into Australia’s peak load generator?

Pitching Tasmania as a ‘renewable energy engine’ for the nation is probably clever politics , but the main problem is that it’s simply fanciful.

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Graph of the Day: UK has first coal-free day since industrial revolution

Graph of the Day: UK has first coal-free day since industrial revolution

UK goes without coal power for 24 hours; a first since start of industrial revolution, but set to become “more and more common.”

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South Australia heading to 80% wind and solar by 2021/22

South Australia heading to 80% wind and solar by 2021/22

Scenarios by Australian Market Operator suggest wind and solar could be capable of providing 80 per cent of South Australia’s electricity demand within 5 years.

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Macquarie bets big on renewables with purchase of UK green bank

Macquarie bets big on renewables with purchase of UK green bank

Australia’s Macquarie Group wins bid to buy Britain’s Green Investment Bank, handing it more than $A6.8bn of green infrastructure assets and projects.