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South Miami just made a huge rooftop solar decision

South Miami just made a huge rooftop solar decision

South Miami this week became the first city outside of California to require all new homes to install solar panels on their roofs.

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China connects 13.5GW of solar PV - in a single month

China connects 13.5GW of solar PV – in a single month

China installed 13.5GW of solar in a single month, and is expected to easily beat its 2020 target. It may have already.

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Clouds over America's Sunshine State

Clouds over America’s Sunshine State

Florida power utilities are are trying to stymie rooftop solar. Tea Party conservatives are trying to save it.

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Clean energy spending hits 43% share of total supply investment

Clean energy spending hits 43% share of total supply investment

Global spending on energy fall by 12% overall in 2016 but clean energy spending is on the up.

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PV plant built on nuke site as renewables surpass nuclear

PV plant built on nuke site as renewables surpass nuclear

A 1MW plant on the site of half-built nuclear power plant in Tennessee is a harbinger of things to come in the US and global electricity mixes.

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One-quarter of Australian homes now have solar

One-quarter of Australian homes now have solar

Roy Morgan research shows almost one in four Australian households own solar panels – almost one-third in South Australia.

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Transmission: We need to start building now to deal with wind and solar boom

Transmission: We need to start building now to deal with wind and solar boom

With renewable investment accelerating way faster than most anticipated a year ago, it’s likely parts of the transmission grid will become constrained. We need action, not more analysis.

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Coal giant Vattenfall creates solar plus storage business unit

Coal giant Vattenfall creates solar plus storage business unit

Swedish power utility ramps renewable energy activity in recent weeks, spinning out a new photovoltaics & battery business unit from its business area wind.

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SA Water tenders for solar and battery storage to manage high power prices

SA Water tenders for solar and battery storage to manage high power prices

SA Water Corporation seeks to build grid-connected, rooftop solar PV system of more than 100kW, plus 50kWh battery storage system and “smart controls.”

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GTM predicts 27% drop in solar prices by 2022

GTM predicts 27% drop in solar prices by 2022

GTM highlights what is becoming an increasingly common refrain these days — solar prices continue to fall, and they’re not slowing down.

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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.