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Category: Renewables

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AECEA: China installations to surpass 40 GW in 2017

AECEA: China installations to surpass 40 GW in 2017

Forecasts for solar PV installations in China for 2017 rise to 40-45 GW.

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Small-scale solar will displace $2 billion of US power by 2025

Small-scale solar will displace $2 billion of US power by 2025

Solar on U.S. homes and businesses will grow 10% a year, displacing $2 billion of grid-based power by 2025. But Australia leads the way.

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Victoria plans 650MW renewable auction, plus two new solar farms

Victoria plans 650MW renewable auction, plus two new solar farms

Andrews government unveils first of renewable energy auctions – for 650MW of wind and solar – and announces two new big solar farms, the 100MW Bannerton Solar Park near Robinvale in the Sunraysia district, and the 38MW Numurkah Solar Farm near Shepparton.

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Morgan Stanley is wrong about Tesla’s electric cars

Morgan Stanley is wrong about Tesla’s electric cars

Last week, it was claimed EV’s are responsible for more global warming emissions than petrol cars, suggesting Tesla isn’t a ‘green’ company.

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Victoria to unveil wind and solar tenders in push for 40% renewables

Victoria to unveil wind and solar tenders in push for 40% renewables

Major renewable energy tender announcements expected from Victoria, along with more details of state renewable energy target architecture.

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Nuclear and coal lobbies threaten to scupper renewables in South Africa

Nuclear and coal lobbies threaten to scupper renewables in South Africa

South African power utility Eskom recently repeated that it will not conclude supply contracts with developers of new renewable energy power stations.

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Redback startup charges up new Queensland jobs

Redback startup charges up new Queensland jobs

A Brisbane-based energy technology startup Redback Technologies plans to double its current workforce of 54 over the next six months.

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By train or by ship, transporting coal causes trouble

By train or by ship, transporting coal causes trouble

Derailment of 30 coal wagons is just latest in long list of coal transport accidents which highlight risks from shipping fossil fuels long distances to markets.

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Genex solar + pumped hydro project clears another hurdle

Genex solar + pumped hydro project clears another hurdle

Genex signs agreement to connect its Kidston Renewable Energy Hub to the grid, taking the project one step closer to completion.

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Researchers one step closer to efficient, colorful solar panels

Researchers one step closer to efficient, colorful solar panels

Researchers at Netherlands’ AMOLF Institute develop method to make solar panels green. Next stop, red and blue – and maybe even white.

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Graph of the Day: Higher SA wind output, lower wholesale power prices

Graph of the Day: Higher SA wind output, lower wholesale power prices

Unlike yesterday’s chart on gas, today’s graph shows wind has the opposite effect – more output takes power prices lower.