Summer of record heat waves and unplanned electricity outages pushes rooftop solar installations up nearly 50% on this time last year.
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New data suggests SA’s September blackout rekindled the state’s love affair with rooftop solar, spurring a more than 17% uptick in installations from October to December 2016.
Queensland’s Palaszczuk government signs support deeds for three new large-scale solar PV projects totaling almost 100MW.
Climate Council confirms solar now cheapest new power generation, predicts huge year for big solar – not to mention solar and battery storage.
CSIRO says no technical barriers to 100% renewables, and levels of up to 30% should be considered “trivial” as other energy experts reject conservative attachment to “baseload” fossil fuels.
Shepparton Council calling for expressions of interest for development of a major solar farm in Mooroopna – a possible contender to power Melbourne’s tram network.
The Brisbane-based developer has obtained approval to build the solar project near Columboola, southwestern Queensland, after a seven-week review process.
After two disastrous years, investment in large scale renewable energy finally rebounded in Australia in 2016, and actually went against the global trend with a 50 per cent increase.