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EV charging and industrial solar thermal among ATC17 semi-finalists

EV charging and industrial solar thermal among ATC17 semi-finalists

Australian Technologies Competition shortlists 32 of Australia’s “most exciting” tech companies, including an EV charging outfit, a solar thermal solutions company, and an energy monitoring specialist.

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Lyon plans battery tender for $1.88bn solar plus storage projects

Lyon plans battery tender for $1.88bn solar plus storage projects

Lyon Group announces another huge solar plus storage project, this time in Victoria, and unveiled plans to tender for contracts for battery services to underpin the investment and finalise the design of its three major projects.

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Factcheck: Right wing columnists blame Grenfell Tower fire on ‘green targets’

Factcheck: Right wing columnists blame Grenfell Tower fire on ‘green targets’

Were green targets to blame for the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy? Murdoch columnists in Australia say so, but here’s a debunk to this ugly nonsense.

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Bigger is now better for rooftop solar – even for low energy users

Bigger is now better for rooftop solar – even for low energy users

Report finds 5kW-plus rooftop solar systems offer best bang for buck, no matter household energy profile – even if all generation exported to grid.

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Tesla to roll out "multiple" Powerpacks in NSW battery storage win

Tesla to roll out “multiple” Powerpacks in NSW battery storage win

Tesla to deploy multiple 250kW/500kWh Powerpack systems for NSW network operator TransGrid, to help store and smooth solar supply.

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Boom in rooftop PV shifting peaks, and taking market operator by surprise

Boom in rooftop PV shifting peaks, and taking market operator by surprise

AEMO report shows rooftop solar reducing and shifting peaks, and likely to gather pace as costs fall and grid prices rise.

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Carnegie gets nod for 10MW solar farm: "We should have lots of these""

Carnegie gets nod for 10MW solar farm: “We should have lots of these””

Carnegie gets development approval for 10MW solar farm, with CEO saying Australia “should have lots of these.”

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Bernardi goes solar to "keep the lights on," but did he get storage?

Bernardi goes solar to “keep the lights on,” but did he get storage?

SA Senator Cory Bernardi has installed 12kW of solar at his family home – but will it keep the lights on?

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India joins the renewable energy revolution, accelerates targets

India joins the renewable energy revolution, accelerates targets

Two days after President Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate accord, Modi and Macron pledged to achieve emissions reductions beyond their nations’ commitments.

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Coalition wants wind, solar forced to match each MW with storage

Coalition wants wind, solar forced to match each MW with storage

Coalition may require new solar and wind farms to match each megawatt of capacity with a megawatt hour of energy storage to “level playing field” with coal.

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Finkel Review: What's in it for solar and storage customers like Jenny?

Finkel Review: What’s in it for solar and storage customers like Jenny?

People with batteries and behind the meter devices can help the market meet demand. But are they well served by the Finkel Review?