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Battery storage uptake by households surges as grid costs soar

Battery storage uptake by households surges as grid costs soar

New data shows home battery storage installations set to treble in 2017, even without a price fall. Once the technology gets cheaper, says SunWiz, batteries will be as ‘common as the backyard pool.’

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The amazingly positive renewable story the Murdoch media won't write

The amazingly positive renewable story the Murdoch media won’t write

The Australian buries its admission that Tuesday’s front page lead was fabricated, and still seeks to portray a cost saving to consumers as an extravagant “payday” for rich Saudi man.

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SolarEdge enhancing residential PV offering for Australia

SolarEdge enhancing residential PV offering for Australia

Increased power production with single-phase inverters and new three-phase inverters for cost-effective larger PV systems

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Rooftop solar provides  48% of South Australia power, pushing grid demand to record low

Rooftop solar provides 48% of South Australia power, pushing grid demand to record low

Rooftop solar meets 48 per cent of South Australia electricity demand, likely a world record, as the state’s minimum demand hits a record low.

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US solar plant costs fall another 30 per cent in just one year

US solar plant costs fall another 30 per cent in just one year

US government’s renewable energy lab finds 30% fall in utility-scale solar costs year-over-year, with solar now as cheap as combined cycle gas.

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Wirsol set to begin construction of 110MW solar farm in Victoria

Wirsol set to begin construction of 110MW solar farm in Victoria

Wirsol Energy adds ready-to-build 110MW Wemen solar farm near Mildura to its planned 1GW by 2020 pipeline.

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Windlab lands PPA for wind, solar and storage project

Windlab lands PPA for wind, solar and storage project

Windlab lands 10-year PPA with CS Energy for ground-breaking wind-solar-battery storage project in north Queensland.

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Testing mishap: Solar race car unveiling postponed

Testing mishap: Solar race car unveiling postponed

Sunswift Violet solar race car experienced a mishap while undergoing race testing at the Sydney Motorsport speedway in Eastern Creek late on Tuesday, postponing the unveiling.

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Rooftop solar pushes South Australia to record low grid demand - in spring!

Rooftop solar pushes South Australia to record low grid demand – in spring!

South Australia has set a new record low for grid electricity demand, thanks to its increasing supply of rooftop solar.

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Networks ‘push back’ on more small-scale solar. But why?

Networks ‘push back’ on more small-scale solar. But why?

Culture wars: It may explain the continued efforts of some network operators to push back against the installation of more rooftop solar.

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Telstra, Macquarie looking to build new wind and solar farms

Telstra, Macquarie looking to build new wind and solar farms

Telstra and Macquarie Group looking to build new solar and wind farms in Australia in further signs of strong corporate investment.