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Category: Renewables

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New UK renewables ‘could be cheaper than existing gas plants by 2030’

New UK renewables ‘could be cheaper than existing gas plants by 2030’

Radical new scenarios from UK’s Committee on Climate Change include much more wind and solar.

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Australia at 19% renewables - NEG 2030 target to be reached in 2021

Australia at 19% renewables – NEG 2030 target to be reached in 2021

Australia is already at 19 per cent renewables as at June, and could reach 43 per cent renewables by 2030, just with the state targets in Queensland and Victoria, new data shows.

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Monash University signs off-take deal with Victorian wind farm

Monash University signs off-take deal with Victorian wind farm

Monash commits to wind offtake deal that brings the university into powerful consortium of corporate buyers, and closer to target of 100% renewables.

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The changing shape of wind and solar in Australia's grid

The changing shape of wind and solar in Australia’s grid

As more and more wind and solar is added to the grid, the shape of their output is also changing, and in a way that should give confidence about a clean energy future based around a high level of variable renewable energy sources.

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50% of RET 
could be delivered by corporate-backed solar and wind projects

50% of RET 
could be delivered by corporate-backed solar and wind projects

Corporates have driven around $3 billion investment in new renewable energy projects via corporate PPAs.

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Offshore wind farm Trump tried to kill generates first power

Offshore wind farm Trump tried to kill generates first power

Challenged in court three times by Donald Trump, Vattenfall’s 93.2MW offshore wind farm is now sending power to the Scottish grid.

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Renewables hit record of 41.5% in Germany in first half of 2018

The production of renewable energy in Germany dashes to a new record output, providing more than 40 percent of the country’s power supply in the first half of 2018.

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The sneaky war against renewables in the bush

The sneaky war against renewables in the bush

If you live in a remote area of Victoria the government will subsidise your off-grid fuel needs … and not if you power your off-grid home with solar.

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Belectric launches 40MW of battery storage projects in UK, Germany

Belectric launches 40MW of battery storage projects in UK, Germany

Germany company commissions three new large-scale battery storage facilities using first and second life auto battery modules.

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Abbott: Renewables killing coal, just to "make world a bit colder"

Abbott: Renewables killing coal, just to “make world a bit colder”

Former PM says “obsession” with emissions will damage Australia’s economy, for what? Just to save the planet for the grandkids.

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Carnegie and Tag Pacific to merge EMC and MPower

Carnegie and Tag Pacific to merge EMC and MPower

Carnegie and Tag Pacific to merge EMC and MPower to create leading regional renewables, storage and microgrid specialist.