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Category: Solar

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Solar plus storage beats out "cheap" gas to serve evening peaks

Solar plus storage beats out “cheap” gas to serve evening peaks

First Solar bid for solar and storage peaking power plant in Arizona beats out “cheap” gas and sets new milestone for dispatchable renewables.

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AGL seeking big wind project proposals to help replace Liddell

AGL seeking big wind project proposals to help replace Liddell

AGL seeks another 500MW of wind capacity as it gears up to replace Liddell coal plant with mix of renewables, storage and gas.

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Energy Insiders Podcast February 13

Energy Insiders Podcast February 13

Wind, solar and storage

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JA Solar supplies mono PERC modules for 250MW solar project in Israel

JA Solar supplies mono PERC modules for 250MW solar project in Israel

Upon completion, the power station, which will reduce contamination levels and promote local renewable energy development profoundly, will be the largest of its kind in Israeland the 5th largest in the world .

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"State's biggest" solar + battery storage microgid to power SA Produce Markets

“State’s biggest” solar + battery storage microgid to power SA Produce Markets

A $10.5m microgid combining 2.5MW solar PV, 4.2MWh of Tesla battery packs, 2.5MW diesel generator will power SA wholesale fruit and vege market, save stall holders $500k a year.

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Carnegie proposes 100MW solar, 20MWh battery near Kalgoorlie

Carnegie proposes 100MW solar, 20MWh battery near Kalgoorlie

Carnegie Clean Energy proposes 100MW solar farm and 20MWh battery storage to supply mines in Kalgoorlie area, and possibly lithium processing plants as the storage market for electric vehicles and battery storage takes off.

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Dispatchable wind and solar: They'll be the death of coal and gas

Dispatchable wind and solar: They’ll be the death of coal and gas

It’s been a year since the last South Australia blackout and when the Coalition brandished a lump of coal in parliament. And the progress since then has been remarkable – on the cost front, on storage, and the emergence of dispatchable renewables.

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CSIRO virtual power station trial cuts household power costs by 60%

CSIRO virtual power station trial cuts household power costs by 60%

Households taking part in a CSIRO designed Virtual Power Station trial have used solar, battery storage, energy monitoring to save up to 60% on electricity bills.

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Australia rooftop solar boom continues with best January ever

Australia rooftop solar boom continues with best January ever

Australian homes and businesses continue to install solar at a cracking pace in January, adding another 111MW to the 2017 total of more than 1.25GW.

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South Australia should aim for 100% renewables by 2025, not 50%

South Australia should aim for 100% renewables by 2025, not 50%

South Australia can show the rest of the nation how to build a 100 per cent renewable energy system to makes people’s lives better.

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SolarReserve still falling short at flagship solar tower project

SolarReserve still falling short at flagship solar tower project

SolarReserve’s flagship solar tower and storage project is still falling short of design targets. Does it deserve public money?