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Greensync launches world-first exchange to trade stored household solar power

Greensync launches world-first exchange to trade stored household solar power

Industry and govt set to pilot Decentralised Energy Exchange – “deX” – for trading locally generated and stored rooftop solar power to support the grid.

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World's largest virtual power plant trial a big hit with SA consumers

World’s largest virtual power plant trial a big hit with SA consumers

AGL Energy says SA virtual power plant well ahead of schedule after 150 first round battery systems snapped up by consumers.

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Queensland's largest solar farm now feeding power to the grid

Queensland’s largest solar farm now feeding power to the grid

Elecnor’s 25MW Barcaldine Solar Farm in central-western Queensland is feeding electricity into the grid – two months ahead of schedule.

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Accelerating the shift to a vibrant Australian biofuels industry

Accelerating the shift to a vibrant Australian biofuels industry

Australia’s first advanced green fuels laboratory has opened its doors in regional Queensland, thanks to support from the ARENA.

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Kidston solar farm set for construction, chalking up win for ARENA

Kidston solar farm set for construction, chalking up win for ARENA

Genex Power will begin construction of the solar array at its Kidston pumped hydro project after securing debt and ARENA funding.

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Lessons for new large-scale solar plant from open data

Lessons for new large-scale solar plant from open data

Here are some data sets that provide real insights into the unique conditions experienced by big solar in the Australian landscape.

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Karratha Solar Farm with cloud predicting technology opens in WA

Karratha Solar Farm with cloud predicting technology opens in WA

The $7.3 million, 1MW Karratha Solar Farm, which showcases ARENA-backed cloud predicting technology, opens in WA.

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Connection costs down for new large-scale solar – but why?

Connection costs down for new large-scale solar – but why?

ARENA’s large-scale solar funding round revealed projected connection costs noticeably lower than for existing projects. Why is it so?

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Carnegie gets $2.5m ARENA funds for wave-based micro-grid

Carnegie gets $2.5m ARENA funds for wave-based micro-grid

Carnegie gets grant and funding through convertible notes to put together the world’s first micro-grid that combines wave energy, solar and battery storage.

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ARENA is down – but not out

ARENA is down – but not out

That both sides of politics came so close to gutting ARENA is of major concern, but it’s also an opportunity to reflect on our priorities.

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Coalition says it will seek more cuts to clean energy programs

Coalition says it will seek more cuts to clean energy programs

Cormann and Hunt says ARENA “savings” will be recaptured by cutting money to the Clean Energy Innovation Fund, before being forced to backtrack.