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South Australia reaches record wind output of 1,540MW

South Australia reaches record wind output of 1,540MW

South Australia reaches record wind output of 1,540MW on Anzac Day.

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Saudi Arabia to offer more than 1GW of solar & wind in new tender

Saudi Arabia to offer more than 1GW of solar & wind in new tender

The plans are part of the Saudi Arabia’s recently-announced intention to grow its renewable energy sources and spur development of wind and solar.

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Graph of the Day: UK has first coal-free day since industrial revolution

Graph of the Day: UK has first coal-free day since industrial revolution

UK goes without coal power for 24 hours; a first since start of industrial revolution, but set to become “more and more common.”

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Capital idea: Should utilities invest in the old or the new?

Capital idea: Should utilities invest in the old or the new?

As centralised and distributed energy markets continue to diverge, can the curse of capital allocation be managed in a way that creates value (or at least minimises loss) for shareholders?

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U.S. wind, solar prices on downward slope, even without tax credits

U.S. wind, solar prices on downward slope, even without tax credits

By the early 2020s, unsubsidized wind and solar prices will beat the Variable Costs of Operating Coal and Natural Gas Plants

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Split decision: Can utilities keep fossil fuel assets while chasing renewables?

Split decision: Can utilities keep fossil fuel assets while chasing renewables?

As the cost of solar, storage and wind continue to fall, the pressure on utility business models and their so-called “parenting advantage” will increase significantly.

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Vattenfall uses BMW car batteries for storage projects at wind farms

Vattenfall uses BMW car batteries for storage projects at wind farms

German car maker BMW will provide Vattenfall with 1,000 lithium-ion car batteries for storage projects at wind farms.

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WA grid could be 100% renewable by 2030, say Greens

WA grid could be 100% renewable by 2030, say Greens

Greens say WA’s SWIS grid could shift to 100% renewables by 2030 for cheaper than business as usual.

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Tesla, Trump and South Australia: The top clean energy and climate stories of 2016

Tesla, Trump and South Australia: The top clean energy and climate stories of 2016

Tesla was the dominant news force in 2016. The other big themes were battery storage, the price falls in wind and solar, the big shift from centralised energy, and politics, politics, politics.

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Spain looks to re-boot renewables as economy recovers

Spain looks to re-boot renewables as economy recovers

Spain has been the subject of some myth-making and stereo-typing about its renewable energy industry and its overall economy.

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IEA makes mockery of Turnbull's renewable energy scare campaign

IEA makes mockery of Turnbull’s renewable energy scare campaign

IEA makes mockery of Turnbull government’s renewable energy scare campaigns, saying that 60% of world’s electricity will come from renewable energy if climate targets are to be met.