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Category: CleanTech Bites

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Graph of the Day: Why EV uptake could match solar PV

Graph of the Day: Why EV uptake could match solar PV

New IEA report reveals a striking resemblance between the path electric vehicle penetration is currently on, and the path solar PV has been charting.

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South Australia urged to re-think household battery storage

South Australia urged to re-think household battery storage

Plans for sonnen manufacturing base in South Australia at stake as new state government urged to rethink support for household battery storage.

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Image of the Day: "Sheila" the solar panel cleaner

Image of the Day: “Sheila” the solar panel cleaner

How do you solve a problem like dusty solar panels? Two SA entrepreneurs and a tractor company have created a solution.

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Please explain: CHOGM to focus on Turnbull's weak emissions policy

Please explain: CHOGM to focus on Turnbull’s weak emissions policy

Malcolm Turnbull’s weak climate policy is not going unnoticed at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting.

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Electric water taxi trialled in Switzerland

Electric water taxi trialled in Switzerland

ABB trials “futuristic new design” of electric water taxi on Lake Geneva – a “milestone” in the development of zero emissions transport.

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Retailers to pocket carbon credits from customers' rooftop solar

Retailers to pocket carbon credits from customers’ rooftop solar

Big retailers may be allowed to pocket carbon credits from rooftop solar systems paid for and installed by households.

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Diesel-busting portable solar technology wins ARENA backing

Diesel-busting portable solar technology wins ARENA backing

ARENA awards $289,725 for Canberra company to design, manufacture and test its rapidly redeployable Container Roll Out Solar System.

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Musk says Tesla Model 3 back on track, production set to grow "four-fold"

Musk says Tesla Model 3 back on track, production set to grow “four-fold”

Elon Musk tells interview Model 3 production has settled at 2,000 a week, should grow “three or four-fold” by Q2 2018.

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World's first "electric road" for mobile EV charging launched in Sweden

World’s first “electric road” for mobile EV charging launched in Sweden

Sweden trials road-embedded EV charging technology, a solution it believes could solve problems of EV cost and range anxiety.

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Acciona wins tender for 300MW solar farm in Queensland coal country

Acciona wins tender for 300MW solar farm in Queensland coal country

Acciona wins contract to develop, finance, construct and operate $500m 300MW Aldoga solar farm in Gladstone, one of Queensland’s coal centres.

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Google, Apple smash their 100% renewable electricity goals

Google, Apple smash their 100% renewable electricity goals

Within days of each other, Google and Apple both announce they are now matching all of their electricity needs with renewable energy production.