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Category: Renewables

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Victoria attracts another wind farm proposal

Victoria attracts another wind farm proposal

Australian outfit Synergy Wind has proposed building a 34 turbine wind farm in Victoria’s south-east.

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Politics be damned – consumers jump aboard the energy revolution

Politics be damned – consumers jump aboard the energy revolution

Australian energy politics might have reached peak stupid, but Australia’s energy revolution – led by innovators and incumbents alike, all focused on delivering smarter, cheaper power – is just hitting its stride. And consumers are getting into it.

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Qld renewables tender swamped by 115 projects, 6,000MW of storage

Qld renewables tender swamped by 115 projects, 6,000MW of storage

Queensland renewables and storage tender attracts proposals amounting to 9,000MW of wind, solar and biomass, and 6000MW of storage.

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Telstra unveils its big battery - it's nearly 10 times bigger than Tesla’s

Telstra unveils its big battery – it’s nearly 10 times bigger than Tesla’s

Never mind Tesla’s big battery in SA, Telstra has 1GWh of battery storage in its current fleet, and plans to put it to use on the energy market.

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600MW pumped hydro project proposed for northern NSW

600MW pumped hydro project proposed for northern NSW

A 600MW pumped hydro facility with six hours storage – a $1 billion project – proposed to tap into renewable energy hub in northern NSW.

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AEMO: Shift to renewables is going to happen anyway

AEMO: Shift to renewables is going to happen anyway

AEMO says shift to renewables is going to happen anyway, particularly as consumers turn to solar and storage. Might as well get some policies to deal with it.

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“Slush fund for fossil fuels”: First NAIF loan deal slammed by green groups

“Slush fund for fossil fuels”: First NAIF loan deal slammed by green groups

Green groups slam NAIF approval of $16.8m loan for oil and gas port facility in Onslow WA – say it show’s fund’s true colours (hint: not green).

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Carnegie secures debt finance for 10MW Northam solar farm in WA

Carnegie secures debt finance for 10MW Northam solar farm in WA

Carnegie Clean Energy secures $7.5m construction debt finance facility for 10MW Northam solar farm in WA.

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Another blackout, another tweet, and Tesla’s Musk sets out to save another grid

Another blackout, another tweet, and Tesla’s Musk sets out to save another grid

Could Tesla come to the rescue of Puerto Rico’s hurricane decimated grid with solar and battery storage? Twitter says, “let’s talk.”

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S.A. tender attracts 60 proposals for "next-gen" renewables and storage

S.A. tender attracts 60 proposals for “next-gen” renewables and storage

S.A. gets 60 proposals for batteries, bioenergy, pumped hydro, thermal, compressed air and flywheel technologies in response to its tender for next-gen renewables and storage.

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Doubling of renewables could drive 66% storage cost reduction by 2030

Doubling of renewables could drive 66% storage cost reduction by 2030

Storage capacity could triple by 2030 if current renewable energy capacity doubles, with battery prices potentially driven down by 66% from current levels.