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Victoria regulator proposes 29c/kWh solar export tariff in peak period

Victoria regulator proposes 29c/kWh solar export tariff in peak period

Victoria regulator proposes 29c/kWh “peak” tariff for solar exports between 3pm and 8pm – a move that is likely to increase the business case for household battery storage.

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How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewables

How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewables

Biggest challenge in moving to 100% renewable energy will be meeting the 2-3 hours of peak demand during evenings. This will require a mix of different technologies and strategies.

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Morocco to equip 600 mosques with solar PV

Morocco to equip 600 mosques with solar PV

Signs are appearing the Moroccan government will introduce regulations that will allow for a tariff to be paid for rooftop solar electricity fed into the grid.

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5 trends that will shape global solar market, heading for record 73GW

5 trends that will shape global solar market, heading for record 73GW

According to GTM Research’s latest edition of its quarterly Global Solar Demand Monitor, global solar installations are expected to grow by 43 percent this year, increasing to a total of 73 gigawatts.

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Another NZ energy upstart takes aim at Australian retail market

Another NZ energy upstart takes aim at Australian retail market

NZ energy retail start-up Flick Electric says Australia an ideal market for its digital platform that strips electricity pricing bare and gives customers access to the wholesale spot market

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What's the best way to price electricity?

What’s the best way to price electricity?

New report compares electricity rate designs, pilot studies, expert analysis to identify the key dimensions of time-based and demand tariffs for consumers.

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Is Dubai's new record about to set a new normal for solar tariffs?

Is Dubai’s new record about to set a new normal for solar tariffs?

Lowest priced solar PV has plunged almost 50% in past year. But is the sub 3c/kWh bid for Dubai’s huge solar park the new normal?

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Taking the step from gross to net feed-in tariffs

Taking the step from gross to net feed-in tariffs

With 160,000 electricity customers looking to switch from gross to net energy metering around the end of the year, it is useful to look at the actual changes that need to take place.

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Cost-reflective tariffs will do little to reduce network costs

Cost-reflective tariffs will do little to reduce network costs

So called ‘cost-reflective’ tariffs proposed by networks may accelerate uptake of battery storage. But they are targeting household peaks and not network peaks, so may not be cost refletive at all, and may not cut network spending.

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Low energy users in Queensland hit with tariffs of 72c/kWh

Low energy users in Queensland hit with tariffs of 72c/kWh

Low energy users in Queensland hit with huge tariffs, while energy guzzlers are being rewarded with tariffs less than 1/2 the price.

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Networks: Compulsory fees not 1st preference, rapid depreciation is

Networks: Compulsory fees not 1st preference, rapid depreciation is

Networks say they don’t really want to penalise people for leaving the grid. They just want to recoup their costs now, because the assets may not be so useful in the future.