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Does 17% dip in clean energy investment set the trend for 2017?

Does 17% dip in clean energy investment set the trend for 2017?

First-quarter decline in investment reflects partly falling cost of capital for renewables, allowing investors to install same capacity for less cash.

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Macquarie reported to have acquired 330MW of solar PV in India

Macquarie reported to have acquired 330MW of solar PV in India

Based on reports, an infrastructure fund of Australia-based Macquarie Group has acquired a large solar portfolio from India’s Hindustan Power.

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Australian coal? India’s biggest city could source half its needs with solar

Australian coal? India’s biggest city could source half its needs with solar

While Turnbull pedals Australian coal as a solution to India’s electrification problems, study finds Mumbai could source half its peak power needs from rooftop solar.

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Regulator reduces small-scale renewables target while solar sales take off

Regulator reduces small-scale renewables target while solar sales take off

The 2017 Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme target has been revealed. So what does this mean for solar installs?

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Victoria set to get 1MW solar farm – built by Barwon Water

Victoria set to get 1MW solar farm – built by Barwon Water

Barwon Water says its 1MW solar array – one of Victoria’s largest – could be built by December, after EPC contract awarded.

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Norfolk Island has "too much" solar, now it wants storage

Norfolk Island has “too much” solar, now it wants storage

Cash-strapped Norfolk Island looking to storage to mop up excess solar PV, reduce growing “solar debt” and slash its high electricity costs.

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SolarReserve signs MOU for 70MW solar project in NSW

SolarReserve signs MOU for 70MW solar project in NSW

US company with big solar thermal plans for Australia signs MOU to co-develop 70MW PV farm in NSW.

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Tindo Solar, Australia's only panel manufacturer, sold to SA company with big plans

Tindo Solar, Australia’s only panel manufacturer, sold to SA company with big plans

Australian PV manufacturer Tindo Solar has a new owner, with plans to create nation’s largest vertically integrated solar retailer.

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A personal experience of spot-price paid solar injections

A personal experience of spot-price paid solar injections

The demise of Urth Energy has raised some interesting questions about the value of spot pricing for solar households, and on the issue of tariffs in general.

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A fair price for rooftop solar, part 2: Rewarding local generation

A fair price for rooftop solar, part 2: Rewarding local generation

How a change in electricity market rules could support rooftop solar owners and encourage a more cost effective electricity system.

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A fair price for rooftop solar? Try 10-18c/kWh

A fair price for rooftop solar? Try 10-18c/kWh

In the first of a three-part series, we explain what rooftop solar is really worth when all of its benefits are taken into account.