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India sets new solar tariff low, now beating domestic coal generation

India sets new solar tariff low, now beating domestic coal generation

India solar prices fall again, now at a record low for the subcontinent and cheaper than the cost of domestic coal generation.

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Australia installs 71MW solar in April, continues record start to year

Australia installs 71MW solar in April, continues record start to year

Rooftop solar installations in Australia continue record-breaking trend in first four months of 2017, with WA the biggest mover.

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Wesfarmers' energy retailing unit signs up for W.A.'s biggest solar farm

Wesfarmers’ energy retailing unit signs up for W.A.’s biggest solar farm

Wesfarmers unit signs 10 year deal for 30MW solar farm, which will be the largest in WA and first in Australia to be built in metropolitan area.

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Why grid based battery storage is already a no-brainer in Australia

Why grid based battery storage is already a no-brainer in Australia

BNEF says grid-based battery storage already very much in the money in Australia. It is a stunning cost fall that has caused AGL to reassess the future and join the CSIRO and the network owners in talking about 100 per cent renewable energy scenarios by 2030.

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Graph of the Day: South Australia's Anzac renewables bonanza

Graph of the Day: South Australia’s Anzac renewables bonanza

South Australia enjoyed a bumper harvest from its wind and solar plants last week. Such days will become more common as more projects are built.

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Interview: AEMO's Zibelman says system black was "wake-up call"

Interview: AEMO’s Zibelman says system black was “wake-up call”

New AEMO Audrey Zibelman in a detailed interview on the challenges and opportunities in the changing energy system, her priorities, the market reforms needed, the lessons learned from the South Australia blackout, and why it was a wake up call for the industry as a whole.

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Record $7.5bn renewables spend puts RET well within reach

Record $7.5bn renewables spend puts RET well within reach

Stunning $7.5 billion surge in investment in large scale wind and solar projects means Renewable Energy Target is well within reach, and could be filled by commitments this year.

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Why every Australian town should have its own wind or solar farm

Why every Australian town should have its own wind or solar farm

Imagining an Australia where every town is running off its own renewable energy projects is becoming a reality. Victoria is on the case.

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Solar PV could provide 30% of power needs by 2030, ARENA says

Solar PV could provide 30% of power needs by 2030, ARENA says

ARENA says solar PV could account for 30% of Australia’s power needs by 2030, as it unveils its new investment priorities – storage and reliability, solar innovation, energy productivity and renewable energy exports. Also, expect an announcement on solar thermal soon.

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Origin sells Darling Downs solar farm to APA, but will buy output

Origin sells Darling Downs solar farm to APA, but will buy output

Origin sells 110MW Darling Downs solar project, but will buy its output, and it appoints energy and IT venture capitalist to board.

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NSW rooftop solar export tariffs could double from July

NSW rooftop solar export tariffs could double from July

Recommended feed in tariff for NSW solar households more than doubles to range of 11.6c/kWh to 14.6c/kWh, reflecting jump in wholesale prices that will affect grid prices.