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Tag: "renewables"

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Leading the charge: Battery storage to jump-start clean energy transition

Leading the charge: Battery storage to jump-start clean energy transition

Battery storage is set to jump-start the clean energy transition while at the same time disrupting the traditional utility business model.

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Tesla's solar roof sets Musk's grand unification into motion

Tesla’s solar roof sets Musk’s grand unification into motion

Tesla has begun taking orders for its transformative new solar roof, marking the final piece in Elon Musk’s vision for a grand unification of his clean-energy ambitions. Cost is key.

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“Too much renewables” is a political decision

“Too much renewables” is a political decision

While Americans chose to curtail wind and solar rather than conventional energy, the Germans say baseload plants (coal and nuclear) are the problem.

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LGC prices fall sharply as solar and wind projects grow

LGC prices fall sharply as solar and wind projects grow

LGC prices ended April at $78.25, a 12 month low and a drop of 8% on March’s close.

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Interview: AEMO's Zibelman says system black was "wake-up call"

Interview: AEMO’s Zibelman says system black was “wake-up call”

New AEMO Audrey Zibelman in a detailed interview on the challenges and opportunities in the changing energy system, her priorities, the market reforms needed, the lessons learned from the South Australia blackout, and why it was a wake up call for the industry as a whole.

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Record $7.5bn renewables spend puts RET well within reach

Record $7.5bn renewables spend puts RET well within reach

Stunning $7.5 billion surge in investment in large scale wind and solar projects means Renewable Energy Target is well within reach, and could be filled by commitments this year.

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Trump’s advisors divided over commitment to Paris climate accord

Trump’s advisors divided over commitment to Paris climate accord

White House says decision on remaining in Paris climate accord will be made by end of May, when world leaders gather for G7 Summit in Italy.

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Report: Near-total renewable energy systems cheaper than gas in 2030

Report: Near-total renewable energy systems cheaper than gas in 2030

Climate Policy Initiative stresses flexibility and shows how energy storage and limited gas generation can support a power system dominated by renewables at a lower cost than conventional generation.

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First U.S. offshore wind farm shutters diesel power plant

First U.S. offshore wind farm shutters diesel power plant

Block Island officials switched on cable linking wind farm to main grid, which allowed island’s only electricity source — a small diesel-fueled power plant — to shut down.

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Musk talks about Tesla semi, more gigafactories, & electric roller skates

Musk talks about Tesla semi, more gigafactories, & electric roller skates

Elon Musk talks of upcoming Tesla truck, more Gigafactories, and how cars in future could navigate through subterranean tunnels on electric roller skates.

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A utilities' guide for a brown to green transition

A utilities’ guide for a brown to green transition

For utilities to have a chance at succeeding at the “brown to green” transition, a well thought out and highly flexible strategy will be fundamental.