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Category: Renewables

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A fair price for rooftop solar? Try 10-18c/kWh

A fair price for rooftop solar? Try 10-18c/kWh

In the first of a three-part series, we explain what rooftop solar is really worth when all of its benefits are taken into account.

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ABC's Uhlmann gets it wrong on renewables. Again

ABC’s Uhlmann gets it wrong on renewables. Again

ABC political editor continues ill-informed campaign against wind and solar, now claiming that 20% is the limit for wind energy.

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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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Snowy Hydro gets a boost, but 'seawater hydro' could help South Australia

Snowy Hydro gets a boost, but ‘seawater hydro’ could help South Australia

Seawater Hydro could potentially help South Australia resolve its highly publicised energy problems.

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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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CEFC keen to help finance S.A.'s 100MW battery storage plant

CEFC keen to help finance S.A.’s 100MW battery storage plant

CEFC says it working with SA government on finance package to support state’s 100MW battery storage project.

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Weatherill tears strips off Frydenberg for renewables "trash talk"

Weatherill tears strips off Frydenberg for renewables “trash talk”

SA premier and federal energy minister go toe to toe at battery storage trial launch, in first meeting since Coalition started bagging state’s renewable plans.

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A wind power lull in Germany, a battery storage power-up in Australia

A wind power lull in Germany, a battery storage power-up in Australia

A forecast lull in Germany’s onshore wind installations prompts Senvion to cut its workforce by almost 20%; meanwhile, in Australia…

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Tesla targets South Australia market, with new Adelaide store

Tesla targets South Australia market, with new Adelaide store

Tesla says increased interest in EVs and a renewables-committed state government make SA its next Australian target market.

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Vattenfall uses BMW car batteries for storage projects at wind farms

Vattenfall uses BMW car batteries for storage projects at wind farms

German car maker BMW will provide Vattenfall with 1,000 lithium-ion car batteries for storage projects at wind farms.

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Victoria seeks 100MW energy storage in $20m tender

Victoria seeks 100MW energy storage in $20m tender

Victoria’s Andrews govt launches $20m tender for proposals to work with state’s networks to install up to 100MW of grid-scale energy storage by 2018.