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New Tesla model S jets to 60mph in 2.65 seconds. But why?

New Tesla model S jets to 60mph in 2.65 seconds. But why?

Rumour has it Tesla has started installing its new 100kWh EV battery without telling anyone. But is that behind the change in performance?

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France gets a step closer to solar roads

France gets a step closer to solar roads

French energy minister Ségolène Royal has inaugurated a manufacturing plant that will produce the so-called “Wattway” paving, made of solar PV.

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Artificial leaf turns CO2 emissions into fuel

Artificial leaf turns CO2 emissions into fuel

What if humans could invent a leaf-like solar cell that could turn carbon dioxide pollution from the atmosphere into fuel for electric power plants?

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Danish university develops tungsten-based technique to capture broader solar wavelength

Danish university develops tungsten-based technique to capture broader solar wavelength

Technique developed at Aalborg University creates a component resistant to high temperatures and able to capture broader spectrum of solar irradiation.

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5 trends that will shape global solar market, heading for record 73GW

5 trends that will shape global solar market, heading for record 73GW

According to GTM Research’s latest edition of its quarterly Global Solar Demand Monitor, global solar installations are expected to grow by 43 percent this year, increasing to a total of 73 gigawatts.

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New York regulators issue 50% by 2030 clean energy mandate

New York regulators issue 50% by 2030 clean energy mandate

New York Public Service Commission approves state’s Clean Energy Standard, which requires utilities get 50% of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030.

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July renewables market update: prices plateau short of penalty cap

July renewables market update: prices plateau short of penalty cap

Price rise in LGC market halted in July – less a result of the renewed anti-renewables campaign and more reflection of fact that spot market sitting within $7 of the scheme’s cap.

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Big coal generators still fear renewables, despite gas boost

Big coal generators still fear renewables, despite gas boost

EnergyAustralia earnings jump on “favourable” gas market conditions as parent company warns of “long-term challenges” from renewables.

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Energy minister right on renewables and climate, wrong on gas

Energy minister right on renewables and climate, wrong on gas

Josh Frydenberg’s apparent shift in thinking on renewables is welcome, but his call to end moratoriums on unconventional gas is profoundly out of step.

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Online renewables mapping upgrade highlights importance of battery storage

Online renewables mapping upgrade highlights importance of battery storage

Online renewables mapping tool gets major ARENA-funded upgrade, including addition of new maps highlighting areas of network constraint, best suited to battery storage and demand management.

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Washington DC boosts renewables target to 50% by 2032

Washington DC boosts renewables target to 50% by 2032

America’s capital now has its 5th most aggressive renewables policy, including plan to install solar PV on 100,000 low-income homes.