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WA, UK team announce $200m big solar pipeline for Australia

WA, UK team announce $200m big solar pipeline for Australia

WA-based Stellata Energy and UK investment group Ingenious to build 120MW solar farm in Merredin, as first of $200m pipeline of big solar projects.

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New Australian big solar fund adds SunPower plants to portfolio

New Australian big solar fund adds SunPower plants to portfolio

Recently launched New Energy Solar takes majority interest in two California PV farms, developed by US giant, SunPower.

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Large scale solar costs near parity with wind energy in Australia

Large scale solar costs near parity with wind energy in Australia

ARENA releases data from its $100 million funding program for large scale solar, suggesting that utility scale solar projects are not far off “cost parity” with wind projects.

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Queensland set to take the lead on large-scale solar

Queensland set to take the lead on large-scale solar

Queensland – Australia’s Sunshine State – has been late to the party on large-scale solar. But after a change of government, it looks set to live up to its promise as Australia’s Solar State.

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Huge response to ARENA, CEFC, Queensland big solar tenders

Huge response to ARENA, CEFC, Queensland big solar tenders

New international players attracted to Australia by tenders for large-scale solar, with Queensland, WA and NSW markets attracting most interest.

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How Origin Energy could use big solar to sink coal generators

How Origin Energy could use big solar to sink coal generators

Origin once dismissed solar PV as ‘panels in the paddock’, but it could be a key tool to give it the advantage over coal-fired competitors.

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ARENA to use ACT-style auctions for 200MW of large scale solar

ARENA to use ACT-style auctions for 200MW of large scale solar

ARENA to adopt auction-process successfully pioneered by the ACT government to target up to 200MW of large scale solar, as part of new funding program.

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Utility-scale solar capacity hits 45GW worldwide, Australia still outside top 20

Utility-scale solar capacity hits 45GW worldwide, Australia still outside top 20

2015 set to be another record year for big solar, with 8GW added so far. Australia, meanwhile, overtakes Portugal to claim 24th spot.

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India seeks $500m loan for 4GW solar project, world's largest

India seeks $500m loan for 4GW solar project, world’s largest

Indian govt turns to World Bank for funding for the first 750MW of its 4GW ‘ultra mega’ solar PV project in Rajasthan.

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Japan's largest solar PV plant comes online

Japan’s largest solar PV plant comes online

Big solar conglomerate officially opens Japan’s largest solar PV plant, the 70MW Kagoshima power station on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu.

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India reveals plans for world's largest solar plant

India reveals plans for world’s largest solar plant

Indian govt says it has set the ball rolling on what would be the world’s largest solar plant – a 4GW facility planned for Rajasthan.