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Sugar vs solar, round 2: 60MW Qld project stalls after opposition from cane farmers

Sugar vs solar, round 2: 60MW Qld project stalls after opposition from cane farmers

ESCO Pacific’s proposed 60MW Mirani Solar Farm has failed to win approval from the local council, after strong opposition from local sugar can growers.

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Council approves 350MW PV farm, stage 1 of massive solar and storage hub

Council approves 350MW PV farm, stage 1 of massive solar and storage hub

First phase of 1GW+ solar and battery storage hub in Gympie approved for development by local council.

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Victoria big solar pipeline adds two new projects

Victoria big solar pipeline adds two new projects

A 120MW solar project is being proposed for Glenrowan by ESCO Pacific, and planning approval secured for 30MW project in the Gannawarra Shire.

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Herbert Smith Freehills advises lenders on the financing of central Queensland solar farm

Herbert Smith Freehills advises lenders on the financing of central Queensland solar farm

Emerald Solar Park is underpinned by a long term power purchase agreement with Telstra as offtaker. Reaching financial close marks the first banked transaction in Australia with a corporate PPA from Telstra.

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Australia wind and solar power overtake gas in September

Australia wind and solar power overtake gas in September

Not long ago, energy market modellers thought we’d be building gas turbines everywhere to hit our emissions targets. How quickly things change.

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UK solar fund buys up 110MW PV project that will power Melbourne trams

UK solar fund buys up 110MW PV project that will power Melbourne trams

UK solar fund buys major stake in 110MW Bannerton solar farm as part of plan to grow investments in “attractive” geographies.

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UK opens first subsidy-free solar farm, complete with storage

UK opens first subsidy-free solar farm, complete with storage

The 10 MW Clayhill solar farm and storage facility, developed by Anesco, was officially opened by UK climate change minister Claire Perry.

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What’s next for Minerals Council's coal and climate policy?

What’s next for Minerals Council’s coal and climate policy?

The abrupt and unexpected departure of the Minerals Council of Australia’s CEO, Brendan Pearson, may well be a crucial tipping point in Australia’s debate over domestic energy policy.

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Queensland big solar boom continues, as another 150MW project approved

Queensland big solar boom continues, as another 150MW project approved

Queensland’s Western Downs Region continues large-scale solar boom, with approval of 300MW battery ready Beelbee PV farm.

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Ross River solar farm - site preparation underway

Ross River solar farm – site preparation underway

Initial site preparation works are starting at the $225 million Ross River Solar Farm site, Townsville’s newest large scale solar plant.

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NSW government weighs proposal for 146MW solar farm near Bathurst

NSW government weighs proposal for 146MW solar farm near Bathurst

Photon Energy Australia plans to develop 146MW solar farm on outskirts of Bathurst have gone before NSW Department of Planning for approval.