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Graph of the Day: How solar PV slashed electricity demand

Graph of the Day: How solar PV slashed electricity demand

Study shows how solar PV and energy efficiency drove down demand, leaving consumers with an over-sized, expensive grid that has driven up bills.

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Queensland's Energex passes 1GW mark for rooftop solar

Queensland’s Energex passes 1GW mark for rooftop solar

South-east Queensland’s Energex network now has more than 1GW of installed rooftop solar, with 2,319 new systems added in August.

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Global solar PV capacity expected to reach 652GW by 2025

Global solar PV capacity expected to reach 652GW by 2025

A new report from GlobalData predicts that the total global solar PV installed capacity will reach 652 GW by 2025.

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Queensland to play catch up on renewables - wants to match South Australia

Queensland to play catch up on renewables – wants to match South Australia

Qld energy minister says state will facilitate demand for rooftop solar + storage, use reverse auctions to boost large-scale renewables.

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Solar array with cloud predicting technology launched in WA

Solar array with cloud predicting technology launched in WA

Australia’s first grid-connected solar power project with cloud predicting technology launched at Karratha Airport, WA, in bid to smooth solar supply.

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Victoria solar feed-in tariff to be slashed to 5c/kWh in 2016

Victoria solar feed-in tariff to be slashed to 5c/kWh in 2016

Essential Services Commission confirms plan to cut Victoria solar FiT to 5c/kWh, one week after state govt promised to fight for rooftop solar rights.

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World must add 53GW solar PV a year to address climate change

World must add 53GW solar PV a year to address climate change

Citi report forecasts average solar PV installation rate of 53GW/y from 2013-2020 as part of its least-cost scenario for action on climate change.

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Tassie raspberry farm freezes costs with 50kW solar array

Tassie raspberry farm freezes costs with 50kW solar array

A raspberry farm in Tasmania’s Derwent Valley has installed a 50kW solar system in a paddock to help bring down growing energy costs.

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Alice Springs Airport nears 100% renewables with new solar array

Alice Springs Airport nears 100% renewables with new solar array

Alice Springs Airport, which already generates 50% of its power from solar, will boost this to around 90% with the addition of a 1000-panel array.

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Australian PV market hits July high, boosted by commercial solar

Australian PV market hits July high, boosted by commercial solar

Strong growth in commercial solar in NSW, Queensland and Victoria help Australia PV market notch up best month of 2015, with 69MW added in July.

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Financing secured for biggest rooftop solar array for an Australian school

Financing secured for biggest rooftop solar array for an Australian school

Canberra’s Amaroo School will soon host the ACT’s largest rooftop solar array, a 600kW installation that will help power the 1,750-student facility.