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Germany’s solar, wind generation hits high in October

Germany’s solar, wind generation hits high in October

PV and wind power systems generated 15 billion kWh of electricity in Germany in October, with renewables accounting for 44.1% of demand

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Jump in shipping costs could hit Australia solar and wind projects

Jump in shipping costs could hit Australia solar and wind projects

Sudden jump in shipping rates from China to Australia is adding 20-30% to costs of suppliers to Australian wind and solar developments.

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Graph of the Day: Victoria nears 50% renewables over weekend

Graph of the Day: Victoria nears 50% renewables over weekend

Hot and windy Spring weather saw Victorian solar and wind power generate enough to meet to 44.6 per cent of local demand on Sunday.

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Graphs of the Day: Wind fast, solar faster, batteries fastest

Graphs of the Day: Wind fast, solar faster, batteries fastest

Four charts show that in the global race to build new energy capacity, wind is fast, solar is faster, and batteries will be faster again. Meanwhile, coal power…

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Kidston pumped hydro storage capacity to be boosted by 25%

Kidston pumped hydro storage capacity to be boosted by 25%

Genex Power’s Kidston solar and pumped hydro plant could provide 2000MWh of storage, and 8 hours of continuous generation, rather than six.

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China set to add 50GW new solar PV in 2017

China set to add 50GW new solar PV in 2017

China has installed 42GW of new solar PV in 2017 so far, putting it on track to reach a record 50GW for the year. Meanwhile, in battery storage…

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India taps solar, storage to ensure all homes have power in 2018

India taps solar, storage to ensure all homes have power in 2018

Whither coal? India’s new electrification scheme will dedicate 80% of $2.5bn budget to solar and battery banks for rural and remote homes.

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Goulburn Council floats solar PV as a way to cut water costs

Goulburn Council floats solar PV as a way to cut water costs

Goulburn Council to commission feasibility studies into installing floating solar on government water stores, to slash power costs.

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Want energy storage? Here are 22,000 sites for pumped hydro across Australia

Want energy storage? Here are 22,000 sites for pumped hydro across Australia

The race is on for storage solutions that can help provide secure, reliable electricity supply as more renewables enter Australia’s electricity grid.

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US solar plant costs fall another 30 per cent in just one year

US solar plant costs fall another 30 per cent in just one year

US government’s renewable energy lab finds 30% fall in utility-scale solar costs year-over-year, with solar now as cheap as combined cycle gas.

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Australia installs 98MW rooftop solar in August - soaring above 6GW total

Australia installs 98MW rooftop solar in August – soaring above 6GW total

Solar party continues. Latest data show 98MW of rooftop solar PV was installed on Australian homes and businesses in August.