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Replacing India’s coal plants with solar and wind could save billions, analysis finds

Replacing India’s coal plants with solar and wind could save billions, analysis finds

New research shows nearly two-thirds of India’s coal power generation is no longer price competitive with new solar and wind.

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2018: Can Australian PV keep up record-breaking pace set in 2017?

2018: Can Australian PV keep up record-breaking pace set in 2017?

2017 saw almost 1.1 GW of rooftop PV installed and at least another 0.1 GW of PV above 100kW commissioned. What’s in store for 2018?

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"Einstein of the solar world": Remembering UNSW professor Stuart Wenham

“Einstein of the solar world”: Remembering UNSW professor Stuart Wenham

Professor Stuart Wenham – the director of the Photovoltaics Centre of Excellence – died suddenly just before Christmas. Colleagues pay tribute to a pioneering researcher and inventor of solar cell technologies with a wide smile, iconic Aussie accent and unflagging enthusiasm.

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Victoria regulator proposes 29c/kWh solar export tariff in peak period

Victoria regulator proposes 29c/kWh solar export tariff in peak period

Victoria regulator proposes 29c/kWh “peak” tariff for solar exports between 3pm and 8pm – a move that is likely to increase the business case for household battery storage.

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Time to unlock solar and storage for everyone in NSW

Time to unlock solar and storage for everyone in NSW

The NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer released the final report from the Energy Security Taskforce including the recommendation that the Government establish a work program focused on addressing the barriers to the uptake of solar.

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LG increases solar product warranty to 15 years on MONO X® plus and NeON ® 2

LG increases solar product warranty to 15 years on MONO X® plus and NeON ® 2

LG announced a 15-year product warranty on all Mono X® Plus and NeON® 2 solar panels installed from 1 January 2018. The new warranty period is one of the longest solar panel product warranties available in Australia, and represents a three-year increase on LG’s existing warranty term.

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5B plans module pre-fab facility in Adelaide, "gigafactory" in Asia

5B plans module pre-fab facility in Adelaide, “gigafactory” in Asia

Australian solar plant innovators 5B have announced plans to set up a production facility in Adelaide, and potentially a “gigawatt” production line in Asia.

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Solar unlimited: How to use inverters to get past export limits

Solar unlimited: How to use inverters to get past export limits

Solar panel system owners are becoming more and more ambitious about what they want from their PV systems, and are now installing 10kW + PV arrays and over-sizing their inverters.

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Genex achieves first revenue for Kidston solar stage 1

Genex achieves first revenue for Kidston solar stage 1

Genex Power Limited is pleased to announce that, following successful transformer energisation of the Kidston Solar Stage 1 Project, Genex has now generated its first revenue from KS1.

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NAB, Origin help Aussies make the switch and save with solar

NAB, Origin help Aussies make the switch and save with solar

Homeowners will be able to make a positive impact on their finances as well as the environment, through a new solar initiative launched this week by NAB and Origin.

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SGS Awards JinkoSolar with the First C2C Certificate in China

SGS Awards JinkoSolar with the First C2C Certificate in China

The issuance of the C2C certification demonstrates JinkoSolar’s commitment to high environmental, health, and safety standards in its products and manufacturing processes as well as the promotion of environmental and sustainable best practices within the solar industry.