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China solar and wind capacity crosses 200GW

China solar and wind capacity crosses 200GW

China’s wind power capacity has reached 140GW, while total solar capacity has jumped by nearly half to 65GW.

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Windlab to build world-leading solar-wind-storage hybrid project in Qld

Windlab to build world-leading solar-wind-storage hybrid project in Qld

The era of solar and wind storage is already here, with Windlab to begin construction of world-leading wind-solar-battery storage complex in north Queensland.

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ARENA provides $10m funding for first wind-solar hybrid project

ARENA provides $10m funding for first wind-solar hybrid project

ARENA to provide $10m to Chinese wind giant to build Australia’s first hybrid wind-solar farm, although grant is nearly four times more than being asked by projects in large scale solar tender.

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How gas generators cashed in on South Australia's "energy crisis"

How gas generators cashed in on South Australia’s “energy crisis”

New analysis shows how gas generators cashed in on the recent big spikes in wholesale electricity prices in Australia. But they were not the only ones to benefit. The regulator is investigating to check that all is above board, but it’s complicated.

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Gas generators called out for exploiting NEM flaw, creating "obscene price spikes"

Gas generators called out for exploiting NEM flaw, creating “obscene price spikes”

The Australia Institute says gas are generators are driving “obscene” power price spikes by choosing to exploit an energy market failure, rather than fulfil their role of complementing renewables.

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A hung parliament? It might be the best we can hope for

A hung parliament? It might be the best we can hope for

A long and uninspiring election campaign comes to an end. The latest polls suggest that the best renewable energy and the climate can hope for is a hung parliament, given that the Coalition has given no indication it has moved beyond the Abbott era.

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US, Mexico, Canada to commit to 50% clean energy by 2025

US, Mexico, Canada to commit to 50% clean energy by 2025

The US, Mexico and Canada to collectively generate 50% of their electricity from zero-carbon sources by 2025.

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How to vote for renewable energy in Saturday's election

How to vote for renewable energy in Saturday’s election

Who to vote for in Saturday’s election if your focus is on renewable energy – wind, solar and battery storage – and climate policies? Here is a guide that rates the pretensions of the major parties, those likely to hold balance of power, and some independents.

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Hornsdale wind farm secures financial close for second 100MW stage

Hornsdale wind farm secures financial close for second 100MW stage

Neoen secures long-term debt financing package for second 100MW stage of 105-turbine Hornsdale wind farm.

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Wind and solar PV have won the race – it's too late for other clean energy technologies

Wind and solar PV have won the race – it’s too late for other clean energy technologies

PV and wind will be dominate the renewable energy transition because there isn’t time for another low-emission technology to catch them before they saturate the market.

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Australian's critique of wind and solar cannot withstand light of day

Australian’s critique of wind and solar cannot withstand light of day

The Australian is once again cherry-picking data in campaign against wind and solar. Here are some of its claims, followed by… facts supported with sources!