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Victoria Coalition votes for solar energy to be paid less than coal

Victoria Coalition votes for solar energy to be paid less than coal

Victoria Coalition vote against rise in solar feed in tariff suggests it wants solar to be paid less than brown coal fired generation.

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Lessons for new large-scale solar plant from open data

Lessons for new large-scale solar plant from open data

Here are some data sets that provide real insights into the unique conditions experienced by big solar in the Australian landscape.

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Chinese companies plan 1GW solar plant on Chernobyl nuclear site

Chinese companies plan 1GW solar plant on Chernobyl nuclear site

One of the greatest energy-related disasters in living memory is now set to become a bastion of PV development in Europe.

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Eco Energy secures planning consent for second solar farm in Australia

Eco Energy secures planning consent for second solar farm in Australia

Eco Energy World secures 2nd solar farm approval in Queensland; both projects likely to use “merchant” funding model.

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JinkoSolar grows Q3 revenue 39% YoY, ups 2016 guidance

JinkoSolar grows Q3 revenue 39% YoY, ups 2016 guidance

JinkoSolar has posted a set of strong Q3 financials that serve to highlight the current challenges facing the solar industry.

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IEA makes mockery of Turnbull's renewable energy scare campaign

IEA makes mockery of Turnbull’s renewable energy scare campaign

IEA makes mockery of Turnbull government’s renewable energy scare campaigns, saying that 60% of world’s electricity will come from renewable energy if climate targets are to be met.

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Total to install 200MW of solar on 5,000 service stations

Total to install 200MW of solar on 5,000 service stations

French oil giant Total confirms plan to invest more than $300 million in a project to solar power its petrol stations.

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As solar gets cheaper, it must get greener too

As solar gets cheaper, it must get greener too

A new solar standard in France has developers competing on more than just price – they must also compete on their project’s environmental sustainability.

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US solar: The next four years could get ugly

US solar: The next four years could get ugly

Donald Trump’s election doesn’t augur well for US solar. Worse news, however, is the Republican Party has retained control of the US Senate.

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Oz Minerals looks to solar to help power $1 billion copper project

Oz Minerals looks to solar to help power $1 billion copper project

Australian copper miner Oz Minerals considers solar as an option for major new project in South Australia.

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IEA still low-balling solar growth, says Energy Watch Group

IEA still low-balling solar growth, says Energy Watch Group

The IEA has once again been accused of ignoring the reality of solar PV’s cost reduction and pace of installation in its latest report.