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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.

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China's amazing green shift to solar, wind and water power

China’s amazing green shift to solar, wind and water power

This is a truly amazing swing in the largest electric power system in the world. At this rate, China’s electric power system will be expected to reach 50% green capacity by 2027,

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The fight for millions of Australians locked out of rooftop solar

The fight for millions of Australians locked out of rooftop solar

In North Sydney, alone, 74% of residents can’t access solar because they rent or live in apartments. But there are ways to solve the problem.

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Why solar power keeps being underestimated

Why solar power keeps being underestimated

Most studies on climate mitigation have greatly underestimated the potential of solar power.

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Wind and solar produce three times more energy than IEA admits

Wind and solar produce three times more energy than IEA admits

The IEA energy statistics underestimates the role of wind and solar in the world’s energy mix – by a factor of three. Here’s why.

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Oops: Rick Perry may have stumbled upon solution to going 100% renewable

Oops: Rick Perry may have stumbled upon solution to going 100% renewable

Buried in his grid study is how electric cars and smart control systems will enable deep penetration of solar and wind energy

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Welcome to the world of excess solar and “free” electricity

Welcome to the world of excess solar and “free” electricity

Welcome to the brave new world of plentiful, variable, zero marginal cost renewable energy, By all indications – we ain’t seen nothing yet

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AECEA: China installations to surpass 40 GW in 2017

AECEA: China installations to surpass 40 GW in 2017

Forecasts for solar PV installations in China for 2017 rise to 40-45 GW.

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Small-scale solar will displace $2 billion of US power by 2025

Small-scale solar will displace $2 billion of US power by 2025

Solar on U.S. homes and businesses will grow 10% a year, displacing $2 billion of grid-based power by 2025. But Australia leads the way.

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California grid survives solar eclipse, as Australia prepares for 2028

California grid survives solar eclipse, as Australia prepares for 2028

California’s solar-centric grid manages eclipse without a hitch. In Australia, preparations already being made for 2028 eclipse.

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Researchers one step closer to efficient, colorful solar panels

Researchers one step closer to efficient, colorful solar panels

Researchers at Netherlands’ AMOLF Institute develop method to make solar panels green. Next stop, red and blue – and maybe even white.