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Sydney Market solar car park to be Australia's largest, as new install takes capacity to 911kW

Sydney Market solar car park to be Australia’s largest, as new install takes capacity to 911kW

The addition of 630kW of solar car shade at Sydney Markets makes it – briefly – the largest of its kind in Australia, with a total capacity of 911kW.

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Masdar to lead consortium to build world's lowest cost solar farm

Masdar to lead consortium to build world’s lowest cost solar farm

Dubai’s power electricity DEWA has awarded the 800 MW tender to a Masdar-led consortium of developers.

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Planning approval given for 11MW solar plant next to existing wind farm

Planning approval given for 11MW solar plant next to existing wind farm

Chinese giant Goldwind wins planning approval to build 11MW solar plant next to wind farm it co-owns near Crookwell, NSW.

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Wind and solar PV have won the race – it's too late for other clean energy technologies

Wind and solar PV have won the race – it’s too late for other clean energy technologies

PV and wind will be dominate the renewable energy transition because there isn’t time for another low-emission technology to catch them before they saturate the market.

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Solar Impulse crosses Atlantic: New York to Seville in 71 PV-powered hours

Solar Impulse crosses Atlantic: New York to Seville in 71 PV-powered hours

Solar Impulse crosses the Atlantic in 71-hour non-stop flight from New York to Seville, powered only by the sun.

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IRENA: Solar could meet up to 13% of global power demand by 2030

IRENA: Solar could meet up to 13% of global power demand by 2030

A new IRENA report states that solar PV capacity could grow 10-fold over the next fourteen years, driven by cost reductions.

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With solar at grid parity, it's time to turn to smart inverters and storage

With solar at grid parity, it’s time to turn to smart inverters and storage

System owners can put the control of their energy usage into their own hands with behind-the-meter technology, such as smart inverters and low-cost storage.

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Toyota unveils new Prius options with solar PV in the roof

Toyota unveils new Prius options with solar PV in the roof

New model Toyota Prius features optional solar roof, to charge the hybrid EV’s battery and power its appliances.

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The opacity of distributed, small-scale solar PV output

The opacity of distributed, small-scale solar PV output

The rise of intermittent generation supplies being injected into the NEM has brought some different versions of the same challenges facing electricity system operators.

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Greens unveil plan to put 2kW solar on all Australian public housing

Greens unveil plan to put 2kW solar on all Australian public housing

Greens launch $240m plan to fit 421,000 public housing units with 2kW solar, bringing advantages of rooftop PV to 800,000+ Australians living in low-income housing.

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Solar and wind costs predicted to plunge by 60% by 2025

Solar and wind costs predicted to plunge by 60% by 2025

IRENA report predicts average costs of solar and wind could plunge by up to 60% by 2025, molten salt storage by up to half.