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Category: Solar

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SolarCity gets $1bn from Credit Suisse for commercial solar, storage

SolarCity gets $1bn from Credit Suisse for commercial solar, storage

SolarCity now has access to financing for more than $1 billion in new commercial-scale solar energy systems, including battery storage systems.

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PV, batteries and the smart home: Is the solar industry getting ahead of itself?

PV, batteries and the smart home: Is the solar industry getting ahead of itself?

Leading solar companies are moving beyond PV and into battery storage and home energy management. Is the mass market ready?

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Storm blackouts in NSW will push consumers to battery storage

Storm blackouts in NSW will push consumers to battery storage

Up to 200,000 NSW customers face week-long blackouts because of the storms. This will likely accelerate push to battery storage, particularly for solar households that are also disconnected, and for those about to lose premium tariffs.

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Community 'revolving loan' model delivers 35kW rooftop solar

Community ‘revolving loan’ model delivers 35kW rooftop solar

A funding model based on ‘revolving loans’ has helped develop 35kW of community solar projects around Australia.

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Updated Solar Map tracks output from 5500 PV systems Australia-wide

Updated Solar Map tracks output from 5500 PV systems Australia-wide

The solar output from more than 5500 distributed PV systems across Australia can now be monitored in real time after the launch of APVI’s updated solar mapping service.

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Australia can achieve deep emissions cuts, 100% renewables by 2050: ANU

Australia can achieve deep emissions cuts, 100% renewables by 2050: ANU

Plunging technology costs mean Australia can achieve 100% renewables and zero net emissions by 2050 at relatively low cost.

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China tipped to beat 2015 solar target, after adding 5GW in Q1

China tipped to beat 2015 solar target, after adding 5GW in Q1

China adds more than 5GW of solar in first quarter, a level that Abbott government in Australia says is impossible to do in 5 years.

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Australia's small solar market finally clears its Clearing House

Australia’s small solar market finally clears its Clearing House

After more than four years we have finally witnessed the emptying of the Clearing House.

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NSW local govt solar initiative partners with SunEdison

NSW local govt solar initiative partners with SunEdison

Southern Sydney Region of Councils signs up SunEdison-owned Energy Matters to partner its ‘Our Solar Future’ initiative to make PV and solar hot water more accessible to households and businesses.

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Graph of the Day: Nyngan doubles Australia's big solar output

Graph of the Day: Nyngan doubles Australia’s big solar output

The Nyngan solar plant has doubled in size, and doubled the output of scheduled big solar in the Australian grid.

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Queensland’s peak demand very close to a new record

Queensland’s peak demand very close to a new record

Queensland’s peak demand at near record highs, and may have set new record were it not for distributed small-scale solar PV.