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Category: Solar

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Hawaii, California charge towards 100% renewable energy

Hawaii, California charge towards 100% renewable energy

Hawaii and California take major steps towards 100% renewable energy, showing it can be done on both big island grids, and in a major economy. In Hawaii, the local utility is so keen it says it can reach the target 5 years earlier than the mandate.

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Know your NEM: All aboard the Finkel clean energy train

Know your NEM: All aboard the Finkel clean energy train

The highlights of the Clean Energy Summit, the 1200MW wind and solar plan for Windlab, and energy futures in a holding pattern.

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Sunshine Coast opens 15MW solar farm that will save it  $22 million

Sunshine Coast opens 15MW solar farm that will save it $22 million

Sunshine Coast becomes first council to complete its own large scale solar farm, and expects it to deliver $22 million in savings over life of plant.

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Solar's trillion-dollar market: Driven by EVs, microgrids and cost parity for storage

Solar’s trillion-dollar market: Driven by EVs, microgrids and cost parity for storage

Solar is expected to be a $US1 trillion market within five years, driven by EV uptake, micro-grids and corporate purchases, and as unsubsidised solar and storage reaches cost parity with the grid in most major markets.

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Notion-building pollies declare open season for energy theories

Notion-building pollies declare open season for energy theories

While Malcolm has been pumping Snowy 2.zero, Craig has been promising death by renewables, Josh reckons we are on track to meet Paris commitments and Barnaby is backing coal.

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North Queensland to be Australia's first major exporter of solar power

North Queensland to be Australia’s first major exporter of solar power

As Conservatives push for new coal generator in north Queensland, the region is about to become Australia’s first significant solar power exporter.

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South Miami just made a huge rooftop solar decision

South Miami just made a huge rooftop solar decision

South Miami this week became the first city outside of California to require all new homes to install solar panels on their roofs.

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Australia’s Greatcell signs MOU with JinkoSolar for perovskite cells

Australia’s Greatcell signs MOU with JinkoSolar for perovskite cells

Under a non-exclusive MOU with JinkoSolar, Greatcell will make developmental perovskite cells available for further evaluation.

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Hazelwood gone today – Liddell gone tomorrow. Are we ready?

Hazelwood gone today – Liddell gone tomorrow. Are we ready?

Early action on transmission should be at the top of the new Energy Security Board’s agenda if we are to connect enough wind and solar and hydro to replace retiring coal generators.

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China connects 13.5GW of solar PV - in a single month

China connects 13.5GW of solar PV – in a single month

China installed 13.5GW of solar in a single month, and is expected to easily beat its 2020 target. It may have already.

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EnergyAustralia signs PPA for 150MW Neoen solar farm in NSW

EnergyAustralia signs PPA for 150MW Neoen solar farm in NSW

EnergyAustralia has agreed to buy 100MW of output from planned Neoen solar farm in NSW – its 5th renewables PPA in seven months.