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Melbourne consortium launches tender for large-scale renewable energy plant

Melbourne consortium launches tender for large-scale renewable energy plant

A consortium of large energy users led by the City of Melbourne has launched a tender for shovel-ready renewable energy projects with planning approvals in place, for the long-term supply of electricity.

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University of Melbourne seeks 1.8MW of solar PV across campuses

University of Melbourne seeks 1.8MW of solar PV across campuses

University of Melbourne launches tender 1.8MW of rooftop solar systems across Victorian campuses, as part of $9.1m program financed by CEFC.

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Tritium EV fast chargers installed at University of Qld, powered by solar

Tritium EV fast chargers installed at University of Qld, powered by solar

Brisbane-based EV infrastructure company Tritium has installed four of its award-winning Veefil fast chargers at UQ campuses, for free use by staff, students, public.

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Solar PV Price Index: What does solar cost in your state?

Solar PV Price Index: What does solar cost in your state?

Solar Choice has been tracking residential solar price trends in Australia‚Äôs capital cities for 4 years. Here’s what they found.

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SA govt calls for tenders to install solar PV at 400 public housing units

SA govt calls for tenders to install solar PV at 400 public housing units

Up to 400 public housing units in Adelaide will be fitted with rooftop solar after SA government called for tenders for the project.

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Solar households now have to pay to use their own solar output

Solar households now have to pay to use their own solar output

Thousands of solar households are now required to pay utilities to use the output of their own solar panels inside their own homes. And the utilities involved don’t see any problem with that.

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Regulator sets rooftop solar target of 760MW for 2016

Regulator sets rooftop solar target of 760MW for 2016

The Clean Energy Regulator targets for small scale rooftop solar equates to around 760MW for 2016, an increase on the amount installed last year.

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A group of solar PV thieves arrested in Germany

A group of solar PV thieves arrested in Germany

A crime group arrested in Germany is suspected of at least 22 PV thefts at the solar facilities in Brandenburg, Bavaria and Hesse.

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Australia renewables jobs still in decline, as policy uncertainty lingers

Australia renewables jobs still in decline, as policy uncertainty lingers

Solar lobby group says Australian renewables sector still feeling impact of Abbott era attacks, as new statistics show a 27% slump in clean energy jobs.

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New modelling shows renewable-based system cheaper than fossil fuels

New modelling shows renewable-based system cheaper than fossil fuels

New modelling shows an electricity system based on 85% renewable energy is cheaper than one based on similar percentage of fossil fuels. With wind and solar costs to fall, it is probable that 100% renewable energy is cheaper than coal and gas.

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AGL unveils largest demand response trial, combing solar + storage

AGL unveils largest demand response trial, combing solar + storage

AGL is working with 68 Melbourne households to trial how to to balance electricity demand spikes in hot weather and, ultimately, cut costs.