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Delhi considers ‘rent-a-roof’ solar program to meet energy demand

Delhi considers ‘rent-a-roof’ solar program to meet energy demand

A solar rooftop policy mastered by Indian Prime Minister Modi in his home state of Gujarat is set to be replicated across the country.

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How Romania became a GW-scale solar market

How Romania became a GW-scale solar market

The rise and fall of Romania’s solar market is another example of the old forces dictating solar demand.

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Pollie Watch: Victoria’s new energy minister at the crossroads

Pollie Watch: Victoria’s new energy minister at the crossroads

Russell Northe’s appointment as Victoria’s new energy minister comes at a time of great uncertainty surrounding the energy sector.

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Solar in sights as governments move to reign in renewables

Solar in sights as governments move to reign in renewables

New renewables ‘disincentives’ in Germany and Spain appear to target solar self consumption – but there is some good news for wind.

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Can renewables provide Australia's next 'sheep's back'?

Can renewables provide Australia’s next ‘sheep’s back’?

Absolutely. But to get there we need unified leadership and consistent policy. And the renewables industry needs to face up to its scariest threat.

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Thailand emerges as clear solar leader in south-east Asia

Thailand emerges as clear solar leader in south-east Asia

Latest data reveals Thailand is clear solar leader of the Southeast Asian region, with almost 700MW of PV expected to be installed in 2013.

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Macquarie targets big solar in new global alliances

Macquarie targets big solar in new global alliances

Macquarie Capital has announced two renewables-focused joint ventures and is looking to build 300MW of big solar in Japan.

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Baillieu govt slashes Victoria's solar PV tariff

Baillieu govt slashes Victoria’s solar PV tariff

Victoria’s Coalition government has cut the state’s solar FiT from 25c/kWh to 8c/kWh, and extended it to all low-emissions technologies of less than 100kW.

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NSW stares at energy future and fades to black

NSW stares at energy future and fades to black

The pricing recommended in the final IPART report on solar tariffs in NSW is less important than its failure to imagine the future. The NSW energy industry remains rooted in the past. Chalk up another big win for the incumbents.

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Cut the spin on Victoria's solar tariff chop

Cut the spin on Victoria’s solar tariff chop

The suggestion tariff cuts somehow increase solar PV sales is either ignorant or deceptive. Victoria’s latest effort puts the industry at a distinct disadvantage.

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Why utilites will pay a premium for rooftop solar

Why utilites will pay a premium for rooftop solar

What do energy companies know that the Queensland government doesn’t? What’s rooftop solar really doing to power bills? And what role do FiTs really play?