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Hillary Clinton’s plan to install half-a-billion solar panels

Hillary Clinton’s plan to install half-a-billion solar panels

Hilary Clinton releases a fact sheet detailing her plan to fight climate change, and it focuses heavily on promoting clean energy generation across the country.

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UK govt undercuts solar support in 'full frontal attack' on renewables

UK govt undercuts solar support in ‘full frontal attack’ on renewables

Shades of Australia, as UK Tories justify potentially crippling cuts to key solar subsidies by linking them to rising electricity costs.

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Labor raises the renewables bar, Australia responds

Labor raises the renewables bar, Australia responds

From ‘visionary’ to ‘economic game-changer’ to first step in right direction, here’s what people are saying about Labor’s renewables policy announcement.

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India's grand solar plans ruin Abbott's coal export strategy

India’s grand solar plans ruin Abbott’s coal export strategy

Deutsche Bank report highlights how dramatic India’s renewable energy revolution will be – and what it will mean for Abbott’s coal plans.

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$1 trillion solar, wind finance to outstrip oil and gas industry

$1 trillion solar, wind finance to outstrip oil and gas industry

Renewable energy finance vehicles, YieldCos, likely to rapidly outpace their fossil fuel rivals, and represent more than $1 trillion of investment in coming years. Another sign of the global investment shift to wind and solar, a trend that could bypass Abbott’s Australia.

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Ergon considers partial buy-back of $1.5bn solar feed-in tariffs

Ergon considers partial buy-back of $1.5bn solar feed-in tariffs

Ergon Energy looks at buy-back of export feed-in tariffs – and offer of battery storage – to shift load away from evening peaks, and save on grid upgrades.

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Large scale solar costs to fall by half in Australia in five years

Large scale solar costs to fall by half in Australia in five years

Canadian Solar says large scale solar costs could halve to $75/MWh in Australia in next five years, and sees big growth in corporate demand for solar power.

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Ergon seeks 200MW of big solar, accelerates push into storage

Ergon seeks 200MW of big solar, accelerates push into storage

Ergon Energy seeks 200MW of large-scale solar to meet its RET obligation and boost its regional grid. The Queensland utility is also accelerating its push into battery storage, electric vehicles and a charging network.

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30% jump in solar energy forecasting accuracy gained by “machine learning”

30% jump in solar energy forecasting accuracy gained by “machine learning”

That old argument that solar’s unreliable is getting weaker by the minute, and here comes IBM to knock the pins right out from under it.

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And the cheapest electricity in the US is … solar

And the cheapest electricity in the US is … solar

A Nevada utility and a solar developer have struck a deal for solar electricity at a price cheaper than any other option for new electricity.

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How Origin Energy could use big solar to sink coal generators

How Origin Energy could use big solar to sink coal generators

Origin once dismissed solar PV as ‘panels in the paddock’, but it could be a key tool to give it the advantage over coal-fired competitors.