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Category: Solar

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Spark of life: There's electricity in nature

Spark of life: There’s electricity in nature

Why electricity is more than just a means to various ends.

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India doubles down on renewables as coal left idle by cheaper solar

India doubles down on renewables as coal left idle by cheaper solar

Falling costs of wind and solar in Indian auctions leaves big coal plant idle and inspires government to significantly lift its renewables targets.

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Tesla Powerpacks arrive for next big battery at Victoria solar farm

Tesla Powerpacks arrive for next big battery at Victoria solar farm

First of 400 Tesla PowerPacks arrive at site of 25MW/50MWh Gannawarra Energy Storage System, to store power from 60MW solar farm.

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Warren Buffett secures amazing low prices for 1GW of solar

Warren Buffett secures amazing low prices for 1GW of solar

Utility owned by Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway signs deal to build 1GW+ new large-scale solar in Nevada, with power purchase agreements starting at $US21.55/MWh – a record low in the US.

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Solar 2.0: PV and storage deals show signs of rapid energy transition

Solar 2.0: PV and storage deals show signs of rapid energy transition

China, Gupta, storage. This past week has seen landmark developments that signal the pace of the energy transition is gathering speed, with huge implications for consumers (mostly good) and incumbent utilities (mostly not so good).

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Know your NEM week: NSW coal chaos and China's solar bombshell

Know your NEM week: NSW coal chaos and China’s solar bombshell

NSW coal closures, China’s solar bombshell, and falling lithium shares. Just another week in energy markets.

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Gupta’s stunning deal to supply cheap solar to South Australian industry

Gupta’s stunning deal to supply cheap solar to South Australian industry

UK “green steel” billioinaire Sanjeev Gupta has unveiled a stunning, landmark agreement to provide cheap solar power to five major South Australian companies, promising to slash their electricity costs by up to 50 per cent.

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ClearVue solar windows tapped by Australian eco home builder

ClearVue solar windows tapped by Australian eco home builder

ClearVue signs MOU to supply its clear solar glass technology to company behind industrial hemp-based “micro homes.”

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Martin Green – Australia's "father of PV" – beats Elon Musk to Global Energy Prize

Martin Green – Australia’s “father of PV” – beats Elon Musk to Global Energy Prize

UNSW’s Martin Green beats Elon Musk for major energy prize for his work in revolutionising efficiency and helping make solar PV cheapest energy option.

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Solar overboard: PV panels sunk in NSW shipping spill

Solar overboard: PV panels sunk in NSW shipping spill

A container-load of solar panels was among those lost at sea in shipping mishap off the NSW coast.

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Solar Insiders Podcast June 8

Solar Insiders Podcast June 8

Solar blackout scares, panels overboard