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WA's Collgar Wind Farm

WA’s Synergy to bring in Dutch fund to bankroll wind and solar farms

WA government owned utility Synergy looking to bring in outside investors to bankroll investments in new wind and solar farms and meet RET obligations.

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WBHO to deliver largest utility-scale solar farm in WA

WBHO to deliver largest utility-scale solar farm in WA

Perth-based business WBHO Infrastructure, in Joint Venture with Singapore based Phoenix Solar, has secured the EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) contract to deliver WA’s largest solar project, Byford Solar Farm.

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WA Premier rules out solar tax as "fantasy"

WA Premier rules out solar tax as “fantasy”

Colin Barnett rules out adopting Synergy’s proposed doubling of grid connection charges for solar households, describing the idea of a solar tax as “fantasy”.

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Campaign launched to fight WA 'solar tax'

Campaign launched to fight WA ‘solar tax’

The Australian Solar Council has launched a campaign to fight the WA monopoly utility’s proposal of a doubling of connection fees for solar customers.

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W.A. sees solar future, but battery storage and EVs are not allowed

W.A. sees solar future, but battery storage and EVs are not allowed

W.A. energy minister Mike Nahan has done an about-face and predicted that solar will dominate the future. But the state owned utilities require solar households to sign contracts promising not to install battery storage or purchase electric vehicles.

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Running on clean energy: “Question of social and political will”

Running on clean energy: “Question of social and political will”

US has technology and logistical ability to convert to all-renewable energy sources by 2050—if it can manage to exercise necessary social and political will.

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collgar

WA government says no to new renewable energy

WA has indicated it would prefer to subsidise wind farms and solar installations in the eastern seaboard, rather than building new ones in its own state. That is so it can protect the interests of incumbent fossil fuel interests, including those paid to build generation plant which will never be switched on.