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Canterbury Bulldogs sign up solar company for major sponsorship

Canterbury Bulldogs sign up solar company for major sponsorship

Bulldogs coach Des Hasler sign up a solar sponsorship: “Its all about electricity and energy costs.”

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Tech guru Simon Hackett installs storage to take office complex off-grid

Tech guru Simon Hackett installs storage to take office complex off-grid

Technology entrepreneur Simon Hackett has a Tesla. Now he wants to take his Adelaide tech business off-grid, with the help of solar and Redflow energy storage.

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Solar lights a healthy – and empowering – path in disasters.

Solar lights a healthy – and empowering – path in disasters.

Clean energy’s gains in technology and price offer hope and normalcy to those caught in strife and disaster, especially the world’s 50 million refugees.

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Chinese panel makers lament country of origin labelling

Chinese panel makers lament country of origin labelling

Yingli says solar industry hit by uncertainty and sensationalism, but it is time to look at the bigger picture, and build bigger arrays.

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Big utilities charge into distributed energy, one step at a time

Big utilities charge into distributed energy, one step at a time

Australia’s biggest two utilities have decided they want to own the rooftop solar on homes and business, and maybe the storage and EVs too. RE interviews the executives behind the strategies, and their attempts to switch from a centralised model to a distributed future.

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Google invests $300m to sell rooftop solar to US homes

Google invests $300m to sell rooftop solar to US homes

Tech giant Google announces sizeable increase in solar energy commitment, dwarfing previous $280 million investment in SolarCity.

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AGL to offer battery storage to customers before end of year

AGL to offer battery storage to customers before end of year

AGL Energy to offer battery storage to customers before the end of the year, and predicts “mass market” for storage by early 2020s.

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What happens when a solar eclipse takes 30GW of solar off-line?

What happens when a solar eclipse takes 30GW of solar off-line?

The world is about to experience a fascinating experiment, when a solar eclipse hits Europe on March 20, taking up to 30GW of solar off line.

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Renewables could feed 60% of European grids by 2030, study finds

Renewables could feed 60% of European grids by 2030, study finds

Report says 60% integration of renewable energy in European distribution grids feasible by 2030 given infrastructure and regulatory support.

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Infigen calls bluff on utility threats to 'boycott' wind, solar

Infigen calls bluff on utility threats to ‘boycott’ wind, solar

Infigen calls bluff on utility threats to “boycott” renewable energy, but suggests corporate Australia may fill the gap if retailers don’t contract new wind and solar farms. Meanwhile, the market turns positive on renewables, even if the government is still stalling on the RET, while Infigen turns focus to the US solar market.

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SunPower says corporates interest means solar now 'mainstream'

SunPower says corporates interest means solar now ‘mainstream’

SunPower says move by big corporates into rooftop and utility scale solar arrays means solar technology now part of mainstream.