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Large scale solar near parity in world’s three biggest markets

Large scale solar near parity in world’s three biggest markets

Large scale solar is nearing parity in US, China, and India. Even in the US, utilities are giving up the fight against solar, says leading manufacturer.

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Australia 2015 solar PV forecast reduced after another slow quarter

Australia 2015 solar PV forecast reduced after another slow quarter

Green Energy Markets cuts 2015 forecast for installed solar PV in Australia after one of slowest quarters sector has seen in history of small scale scheme.

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Solar revolution can't be stopped, but it can be slowed

Solar revolution can’t be stopped, but it can be slowed

Australia’s solar revolution is deemed “unstoppable”, but incumbent utilities are doing everything they can to slow it down: pushing up fixed charges, hiking metering fees, cutting solar tariffs, adding charges to solar households, and introducing tariffs that are not really cost reflective.

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Coal closures give South Australia the chance to go 100% renewable

Coal closures give South Australia the chance to go 100% renewable

South Australia’s wind farms have coped without baseload power before – they can do it again.

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Coalition looks to push solar instead of wind in revised RET

Coalition looks to push solar instead of wind in revised RET

Abbott government looking to accelerate large scale solar to appease Coaliton hatred of wind farms. Using CEFC to lower cost of finance is one option.

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Installation rate hits inflection point in New Zealand

Installation rate hits inflection point in New Zealand

Solar installation rates in New Zealand have grown by more than 220% in 2015, over the previous 18 months.

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Queensland’s peak demand very close to a new record

Queensland’s peak demand very close to a new record

Queensland’s peak demand at near record highs, and may have set new record were it not for distributed small-scale solar PV.

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Benefits of tracking systems in solar PV

Benefits of tracking systems in solar PV

Some interesting points on the “Gatton Solar Research Facility” from an Energy Express seminar over the weekend.

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Small-scale solar leaving large-scale, centralised solar in the shade

Small-scale solar leaving large-scale, centralised solar in the shade

Small-scale, distributed solar is currently producing nearly 100 times more electricity than large-scale, centralised solar in Australia.

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Negative impacts of rooftop solar will fall on US utility investors

Negative impacts of rooftop solar will fall on US utility investors

PV has been increasing at a rate of 50% a year has led many US utilities to question the impact that continued expansion will have investors and ratepayers.

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Indoor air pollution kills millions — solar could help save them

Indoor air pollution kills millions — solar could help save them

Indoor air pollution kills more people around the world every year than HIV and malaria combined — but solar power might be the key to solving the problem.