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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.

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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.