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Community to invest directly in wind power in New England

Community to invest directly in wind power in New England

A community investment plan at Sapphire Wind Farm could be the turning point the wind industry has needed for years.

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Replacing India’s coal plants with solar and wind could save billions, analysis finds

Replacing India’s coal plants with solar and wind could save billions, analysis finds

New research shows nearly two-thirds of India’s coal power generation is no longer price competitive with new solar and wind.

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German power sector: coal and nuclear down, renewables up in 2017

German power sector: coal and nuclear down, renewables up in 2017

Electricity from renewables in Germany grew by a record amount, but one big news item may have been overlooked amidst all the new records.

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2020 RET in hand, with enough projects remaining to deliver 50% renewables

2020 RET in hand, with enough projects remaining to deliver 50% renewables

2017 has been an impressive year for renewables, but ends with a major cloud hanging over it: what happens once the RET is sorted?

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Victoria regulator proposes 29c/kWh solar export tariff in peak period

Victoria regulator proposes 29c/kWh solar export tariff in peak period

Victoria regulator proposes 29c/kWh “peak” tariff for solar exports between 3pm and 8pm – a move that is likely to increase the business case for household battery storage.

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Redflow makes first battery components in Thailand

Redflow makes first battery components in Thailand

Australian battery company Redflow Limited has successfully started manufacturing core components for its zinc-bromine flow batteries at its new production facility in Thailand.

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Tritium Veefil-RT fast chargers chosen for EV research project in Slovakia

Tritium Veefil-RT fast chargers chosen for EV research project in Slovakia

As part of a research project into e-mobility and Vehicle to Grid (V2G) charging in Slovakia, a Tritium Veefil-RT 50kW DC fast charger has been installed at the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, where it has been officially unveiled on by Mr Robert Fico, Slovakia’s Prime Minister.

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Ramping and duck curves

Ramping and duck curves

Grid reliability and flexibility in the NEM would be much of an issue for the next few years except for the fact that the coal generation fleet is getting very old.

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It's all about money as global investors drive low-carbon transition

It’s all about money as global investors drive low-carbon transition

The last decade saw climate space occupied by activists, scientists, denialists and fossil fuel companies, but investors looking to de-risk portfolios will set stage for a very different 2018 and beyond.

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LG increases solar product warranty to 15 years on MONO X® plus and NeON ® 2

LG increases solar product warranty to 15 years on MONO X® plus and NeON ® 2

LG announced a 15-year product warranty on all Mono X® Plus and NeON® 2 solar panels installed from 1 January 2018. The new warranty period is one of the longest solar panel product warranties available in Australia, and represents a three-year increase on LG’s existing warranty term.

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UK wind power potential could fall by 10% by 2100 because of climate change

UK wind power potential could fall by 10% by 2100 because of climate change

Climate change could reduce amount of wind available for power production in UK and US, but increase winds in southern hemisphere countries like Australia.