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Video of the Day: World's first manned solar helicopter flight

Video of the Day: World’s first manned solar helicopter flight

University of Maryland students say they have achieved an aviation first, getting their manned, solar powered helicopter off the ground.

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City of Port Phillip adds 172kW rooftop solar at St Kilda HQ

City of Port Phillip adds 172kW rooftop solar at St Kilda HQ

City of Port Phillip to save $44,000/year on electricity costs with installation of 172kW solar on the roof of St Kilda Town Hall.

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Are retailers failing to properly value rooftop solar generation?

Are retailers failing to properly value rooftop solar generation?

According to the Victorian pricing authority – yes they are. But is this a “market failure” that justifies regulatory intervention, or are we missing something?

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Hinkley Point nuclear plant gets UK govt nod

Hinkley Point nuclear plant gets UK govt nod

After turning its back on solar, the UK government has put its eggs in the nuclear basket, approving two new reactors – a $A31.7bn project.

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New solar glut could push solar module prices as low as 30c/watt

New solar glut could push solar module prices as low as 30c/watt

BNEF analyst Ethan Zindler says world on verge of substantial solar PV oversupply; bad news for manufacturers, good news for installers, end-users – and Australia.

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A small win for rooftop solar as Victorian regulator outlines fairer tariffs

A small win for rooftop solar as Victorian regulator outlines fairer tariffs

Victoria regulator makes landmark decision on solar feed in tariffs that could have implications for other states. But does it go far enough?

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Why Craig Kelly should stop parroting Bjorn Lomborg's attack on solar

Why Craig Kelly should stop parroting Bjorn Lomborg’s attack on solar

The attacks on solar by Craig Kelly, the new head of the Coalition’s environment and energy committee, know no bounds, and no facts. Here’s why his claims are rubbish.

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Morocco to equip 600 mosques with solar PV

Morocco to equip 600 mosques with solar PV

Signs are appearing the Moroccan government will introduce regulations that will allow for a tariff to be paid for rooftop solar electricity fed into the grid.

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ARENA announces large scale solar grant winners, 480MW in total

ARENA announces large scale solar grant winners, 480MW in total

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency today announced the 12 large scale projects that won grants in what could be the agency’s last major funding round if most of its remaining monies are stripped by the Coalition and Labor parties.

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New tool calculates renewables output anywhere in the world

New tool calculates renewables output anywhere in the world

Researchers have created an interactive web tool to estimate how much energy could be generated by wind or solar at any global location.

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GCL-SI named Tier 1 PV manufacturer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

GCL-SI named Tier 1 PV manufacturer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

GCL-SIhas been named in the Tier 1 list of BNEF, ranking of PV module manufacturers. On the list, GCL-SI is ranked No. 2 based on its annual solar module capacity.