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Ciel & Terre starts construction on world’s largest floating PV plant

Ciel & Terre starts construction on world’s largest floating PV plant

The French floating PV specialist is building a 70 MW solar facility in China’s Anhui province.

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Queensland rejects battery swap, but restricts use of storage with premium tariffs

Queensland rejects battery swap, but restricts use of storage with premium tariffs

Queensland decides against proposed voluntary “buy out” of premium solar feed in tariffs in exchange for battery storage, but announces new rules to stop premium tariffs being rorted by batteries.

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Rooftop solar’s new boom – when installing PV becomes a no-brainer

Rooftop solar’s new boom – when installing PV becomes a no-brainer

Falling technology costs and yet another hike in electricity prices are combining to make rooftop solar an economic no-brainer for most Australian households and businesses. Just ask Cory Bernardi.

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NAB, CEFC extend green loan scheme as farmers flock to solar, efficiency

NAB, CEFC extend green loan scheme as farmers flock to solar, efficiency

CEFC commits a further $180m to extend NAB Energy Efficient Bonus program, after huge success with Australian farmers.

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Four shopping centres to go behind the meter in major commercial solar deal

Four shopping centres to go behind the meter in major commercial solar deal

One of Australia’s biggest shopping centre owners, SCA Property Group, signs 10-year deal to power four sites cross NSW and SA with a combined total of 2.9MW of rooftop PV.

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Argentina plans 1 gigawatt solar + storage project

Argentina plans 1 gigawatt solar + storage project

Argentina reveals plans for 1GW solar plant that will provide power 24/7, meaning with battery storage.

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ARENA opens $20m funding round for next generation solar PV

ARENA opens $20m funding round for next generation solar PV

ARENA switches focus of solar PV support back to R&D, in bid to achieve more cost savings and ensure solar can provide nearly one third of Australia’s electricity within 15 years.

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Leading the charge: Battery storage to jump-start clean energy transition

Leading the charge: Battery storage to jump-start clean energy transition

Battery storage is set to jump-start the clean energy transition while at the same time disrupting the traditional utility business model.

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California grid operator prepares for August eclipse

California grid operator prepares for August eclipse

California’s high solar penetration means the stakes are high with this summer’s eclipse. Fortunately, Europe has already been down this road.

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Report: Near-total renewable energy systems cheaper than gas in 2030

Report: Near-total renewable energy systems cheaper than gas in 2030

Climate Policy Initiative stresses flexibility and shows how energy storage and limited gas generation can support a power system dominated by renewables at a lower cost than conventional generation.

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NSW rooftop solar export tariffs could double from July

NSW rooftop solar export tariffs could double from July

Recommended feed in tariff for NSW solar households more than doubles to range of 11.6c/kWh to 14.6c/kWh, reflecting jump in wholesale prices that will affect grid prices.