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Windlab lands PPA for wind, solar and storage project

Windlab lands PPA for wind, solar and storage project

Windlab lands 10-year PPA with CS Energy for ground-breaking wind-solar-battery storage project in north Queensland.

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Wind output sets new records in Europe as prices fall to zero-subsidy levels

Wind output sets new records in Europe as prices fall to zero-subsidy levels

Wind energy has set new records in Europe, accounting for 20% of all demand, with wind, solar and hydro producing twice as much as coal and gas in afternoon.

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Telstra, Macquarie looking to build new wind and solar farms

Telstra, Macquarie looking to build new wind and solar farms

Telstra and Macquarie Group looking to build new solar and wind farms in Australia in further signs of strong corporate investment.

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Base-cost renewables: When wind and solar finally kill coal

Base-cost renewables: When wind and solar finally kill coal

BNEF says building new solar plants will be cheaper than shovelling coal into existing coal generators within 15 years. This will trigger a complete re-make of the energy system, and a share of wind and solar far beyond that contemplated by the Finkel Review.

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States betting on giant batteries to cut carbon

States betting on giant batteries to cut carbon

Some states and electric power companies are rolling out a new weapon against fossil fuels — giant batteries.

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Trump bashes wind energy in state that gets a third of its power  from wind

Trump bashes wind energy in state that gets a third of its power from wind

Trump rants against wind energy, warning of lights going out and “birds falling to the ground”.

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Wind, solar account for 10% of US generation for first time

Wind, solar account for 10% of US generation for first time

For the first time, wind and solar exceeded 10% of total electricity generation in the US for the month of March.

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Who tilts at windmills? Explaining hostility to renewables

Who tilts at windmills? Explaining hostility to renewables

Studying the catastrophe that has been Australian climate and energy policy these past 30 years is thoroughly depressing. Why were we so stupid, so unrelentingly shortsighted?

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Renewable energy investment is booming but there are clouds ahead

Renewable energy investment is booming but there are clouds ahead

It is now clear there are enough projects ready to go to sail past the 2020 renewable energy target. But just because we can doesn’t mean that we will. There are still some major hurdles.

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A Sunshine State with wind in its sights?

A Sunshine State with wind in its sights?

Queensland enjoys favourable sunshine hours that support both domestic and large-scale solar assets – but what about wind?

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Network owner Ausnet sees grid dominated by wind and solar

Network owner Ausnet sees grid dominated by wind and solar

Victoria’s biggest network operator says future grid will be dominated by wind and solar, with some communities looking at 100% renewables options.