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ARENA backs RayGen solar tower technology with $4.8m investment

ARENA backs RayGen solar tower technology with $4.8m investment

ARENA tips another $4.8m into RayGen Resources, to boost manufacture and commercialisation of home-grown PV Ultra solar tower power technology.

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Work begins on world's biggest solar tower and storage plant

Work begins on world’s biggest solar tower and storage plant

Work begins in Dubai on world’s largest solar tower with storage facility, featuring a 260m tower.

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Dubai auction sees record low price for "night-time" solar power

Dubai auction sees record low price for “night-time” solar power

Dubai auction attracts $95/MWh offer for solar tower and storage, a record low.

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Coalition seeks applications for solar thermal funds by end of year

Coalition seeks applications for solar thermal funds by end of year

Coalition seeks feedback on Port Augusta solar tower funding, but already appears to have agreed to equity funds rather than loan.

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Frydenberg to visit world's tallest solar tower

Frydenberg to visit world’s tallest solar tower

Federal energy minister to lead trade delegation to Israel, including visit to what will be world’s tallest solar tower.

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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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SolarReserve aims to build 6 solar tower power plants in South Australia

SolarReserve aims to build 6 solar tower power plants in South Australia

SolarReserve unveils plans for six large scale solar tower and molten salt storage plants in South Australia, but says it needs a contract to build the first one. But will the state government reach for the sun, or fall back on old gas plants?

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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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Hewson's unexplained attack on molten salt storage for solar

Hewson’s unexplained attack on molten salt storage for solar

John Hewson’s extraordinary attack on rival solar storage technologies – including the suggestion they are not bankable – has stunned the industry. They are keen to know how Solastor’s technology – described just three years ago as “an expensive way to boil water” can now deliver the world’s cheapest 24/7 solar power.

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Hewson-backed company plans 170MW solar thermal "baseload" power plant for Port Augusta

Hewson-backed company plans 170MW solar thermal “baseload” power plant for Port Augusta

A $1.2bn, 170MW solar tower power and storage plant using Australian made technology is being proposed for Port Augusta.

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Labor proposes funding for solar towers, to expand CEFC, protect ARENA

Labor proposes funding for solar towers, to expand CEFC, protect ARENA

Labor proposes $206 million funding round for solar towers, will protect ARENA, and free investment shackles from CEFC.