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Solar PV could provide 30% of power needs by 2030, ARENA says

Solar PV could provide 30% of power needs by 2030, ARENA says

ARENA says solar PV could account for 30% of Australia’s power needs by 2030, as it unveils its new investment priorities – storage and reliability, solar innovation, energy productivity and renewable energy exports. Also, expect an announcement on solar thermal soon.

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SolarReserve signs MOU for 70MW solar project in NSW

SolarReserve signs MOU for 70MW solar project in NSW

US company with big solar thermal plans for Australia signs MOU to co-develop 70MW PV farm in NSW.

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Origin gas deal brings mothballed Pelican Point back online

Origin gas deal brings mothballed Pelican Point back online

Mothballed Pelican Point power station fires up again after Origin agrees to sell it some gas and take its output, possibly giving opening to solar thermal.

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CSIRO says Australia can get to 100 per cent renewable energy

CSIRO says Australia can get to 100 per cent renewable energy

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.

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SA energy minister offers hope for solar thermal and storage

SA energy minister offers hope for solar thermal and storage

SA energy minister warns dismantling state RET would succeed only in killing “dispatchable, baseload” solar thermal.

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CSIRO inks major China solar thermal deal, but home market remains stalled

CSIRO inks major China solar thermal deal, but home market remains stalled

CSIRO signs deal to make, sell, install its patented concentrating solar thermal generation technology in China. Meanwhie, in Aus..

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Australia in danger of missing out on solar thermal and storage

Australia in danger of missing out on solar thermal and storage

IEA report says global capacity for solar thermal could more than treble in next five years, with focus on China, Chile, Morocco and South Africa.

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SolarReserve unveils plans for 2,000MW solar and storage plant

SolarReserve unveils plans for 2,000MW solar and storage plant

US solar developer wants to build world’s biggest solar development, a 2,000MW, $US5 billion project featuring its solar tower and molten salt storage technology.

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New hope for solar towers, but South Aust. loads dice to favour gas

New hope for solar towers, but South Aust. loads dice to favour gas

New energy tender could provide new avenue for solar towers with storage as South Australia seeks new entrants into electricity market to reduce the stranglehold of a small group of gas-fired generators. But the government has loaded the dice in favour of a previously mothballed but now operating gas generator.

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ANU team cracks solar thermal efficiency of 97% – a world record

ANU team cracks solar thermal efficiency of 97% – a world record

ANU scientists achieve record solar thermal efficiency of 97% – a breakthrough that could cut CST electricity costs by 10%.

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CSIRO's solar thermal air-con providing cool air for shopping centre

CSIRO’s solar thermal air-con providing cool air for shopping centre

CSIRO-developed air-con technology that uses solar thermal collectors to power energy efficient cooling will undergo 12 months testing at Ballarat shopping centre.