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India plans to slash renewable energy certificate prices

India plans to slash renewable energy certificate prices

Indian regulators want to lower the floor price of RECs – a move that could increase renewables demand and benefit sellers who have huge inventories of unsold credits.

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France’s solar PV capacity tops 7.13 GW

France’s solar PV capacity tops 7.13 GW

France had reached a cumulative installed PV capacity of 7,134 MW as of the end of December 2016.

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Spain to spend on renewables, India expands solar plan

Spain to spend on renewables, India expands solar plan

Spain reboots its renewable energy program, while India has said the country will double the installed capacity in solar parks to 40 gigawatts.

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Victoria solar FiT: A turning point in recognising value of solar

Victoria solar FiT: A turning point in recognising value of solar

The new Victorian feed-in tariff announced today marks an important turning point in the struggle for recognition of the real value of distributed renewable energy.

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California’s SimpliPhi latest to plug into Australian battery storage market

California’s SimpliPhi latest to plug into Australian battery storage market

As regulators consider strict new guidelines for Australian home battery installations, US battery maker SimpliPhi is making its move, keen to promote the key strengths of its proprietary technology – safety, reliability and flexibility.

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German battery maker Sonnen offers “free power” for slice of Australian electricity market

German battery maker Sonnen offers “free power” for slice of Australian electricity market

German battery maker Sonnen hopes to use its new solar and storage “free” electricity deal to muscle in on Australia’s peaking power market.

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How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewables

How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewables

Biggest challenge in moving to 100% renewable energy will be meeting the 2-3 hours of peak demand during evenings. This will require a mix of different technologies and strategies.

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Contrasting fortunes in Japanese and Indian solar

Contrasting fortunes in Japanese and Indian solar

Falling solar costs deflate Japanese solar panel manufacturers, boost prospects for India market. China moves forward on carbon market.

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Crisis, what crisis? How smart solar can protect our vulnerable power grids

Crisis, what crisis? How smart solar can protect our vulnerable power grids

The massive potential for local generation to actually improve the quality of our power, rather than hinder it is not properly understood.

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A gentle reminder: CST power plants with 10+ hours of built in storage are available now

A gentle reminder: CST power plants with 10+ hours of built in storage are available now

Solar thermal (CST) is a mature and available technology that possesses precisely the attributes that people are arguing need to be added or retained in our electricity system.

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Winaico extends product warranty to 15 years, touts high-temperature performance

Winaico extends product warranty to 15 years, touts high-temperature performance

Taiwanese PV module manufacturer Winaico has extended its module product warranty to 15 years – extending it by five years.