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South Australia swamped by 90 battery storage proposals

South Australia swamped by 90 battery storage proposals

The South Australian government’s ground breaking battery storage tender has generated a huge response from interested parties, with more than 90 proposals submitted in the first fact-finding round, indicating the massive possibilities with the technology.

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Battery storage already competitive with pumped hydro, says ARENA

Battery storage already competitive with pumped hydro, says ARENA

ARENA says battery storage as cheap as pumped hydro – for smaller storage projects. But both will be needed in a high renewable grid.

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Australian big solar PPAs heading to $75/MWh, says ARENA

Australian big solar PPAs heading to $75/MWh, says ARENA

Contracts for large scale solar farms in Australia heading to $70-75/MWh for projects starting construction in 2018.

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ARENA-backed Manildra Solar Farm reaches financial close

ARENA-backed Manildra Solar Farm reaches financial close

First Solar’s 48.5MW Manildra Solar Farm in regional NSW becomes latest from ARENA’s large-scale solar round to reach financial close.

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Solar monitoring company wins $2.1m ARENA grant

Solar monitoring company wins $2.1m ARENA grant

Solar Analytics awarded $2.1m grant funding from ARENA to fast-track its household solar monitoring technology.

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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.