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Tag: "renewable energy"

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WA grid could reach 85% renewables - and cheaper than ‘clean coal’

WA grid could reach 85% renewables – and cheaper than ‘clean coal’

Repowering WA’s South West Integrated System grid with renewables would not increase the wholesale electricity price, new modelling shows.

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Energy Efficiency market - commercial lighting takes centre stage

Energy Efficiency market – commercial lighting takes centre stage

Whatever the recent VEEC market volatility may imply, it seems clear that the intent exists within government to bring about change, the question now remains what will the end result be?

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Gas and hydro get big $ in energy markets, solar and wind paid less

Gas and hydro get big $ in energy markets, solar and wind paid less

Hydro and gas generation get higher half hourly prices than coal in Australia’s energy market. Wind & solar PV take a discount.

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China's amazing green shift to solar, wind and water power

China’s amazing green shift to solar, wind and water power

This is a truly amazing swing in the largest electric power system in the world. At this rate, China’s electric power system will be expected to reach 50% green capacity by 2027,

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US utility dumps nuclear plant, will invest $6bn in solar and batteries

US utility dumps nuclear plant, will invest $6bn in solar and batteries

Duke Energy dumps nuclear plant because of rising costs, will instead spend $US6bn on solar, smart meters, EV charging stations, battery storage.

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The fight for millions of Australians locked out of rooftop solar

The fight for millions of Australians locked out of rooftop solar

In North Sydney, alone, 74% of residents can’t access solar because they rent or live in apartments. But there are ways to solve the problem.

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Hundreds register interest in Qld renewables + storage auction

Hundreds register interest in Qld renewables + storage auction

Queensland’s 400MW reverse auction for renewables and energy storage has been flooded with interest.

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WA bathes in sunshine, but poorest households lack solar panels

WA bathes in sunshine, but poorest households lack solar panels

Solar panels are still a rarity in WA’s lower-income areas.

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Finkel’s Clean Energy Target plan ‘better than nothing’: economists poll

Finkel’s Clean Energy Target plan ‘better than nothing’: economists poll

When the perfect is the enemy of the “roughly acceptable”: Economists back emissions policy that Alan Finkel has put on the table.

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Welcome to the world of excess solar and “free” electricity

Welcome to the world of excess solar and “free” electricity

Welcome to the brave new world of plentiful, variable, zero marginal cost renewable energy, By all indications – we ain’t seen nothing yet

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Home battery market not booming yet – but consumer interest is

Home battery market not booming yet – but consumer interest is

As Australian households flock to solar, interest in battery storage is starting to ramp up, as a way to minimise grid electricity consumption and to provide a reliable source of back-up power.