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Australia solar costs hit "extraordinary" new lows – $50s/MWh

Australia solar costs hit “extraordinary” new lows – $50s/MWh

ARENA says Australia utility-scale solar prices has plunged to “somewhere in the $50s” today, while BNEF says China module surplus could lower prices further in Australia by end of the year.

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Australian car fleet could be 90% EVs by 2050

Australian car fleet could be 90% EVs by 2050

Report forecasts moderate policy intervention could see EV sales at 615,000 a year by 2030, put EVs at 90% of cars on roads by 2050.

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Tasmania may double size of hydro plant, in first step of big battery plans

Tasmania may double size of hydro plant, in first step of big battery plans

ARENA backs feasibility study in Hydro Tasmania’s plan to double capacity of 104MW Tarraleah Hydro Scheme – a “start” for bigger “battery of the nation” plans.

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Battery of the Nation could need four new interconnectors

Battery of the Nation could need four new interconnectors

Tasmania’s bid to become battery of nation could require as many as four new interconnectors to be installed between the island state and mainland Australia.

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Tasmania touts its "Battery of the Nation" - half the cost of Snowy 2.0

Tasmania touts its “Battery of the Nation” – half the cost of Snowy 2.0

Tasmania’s pumped hydro potential of 4800MW from just 14 “high potential” sites, at half the cost of Snowy 2.0 – and renewable.

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'Coal' made from coffee, home delivered EV charging: EnergyLab taps 14 start-ups for 2018 program

‘Coal’ made from coffee, home delivered EV charging: EnergyLab taps 14 start-ups for 2018 program

Clean energy accelerator program signs up record number of innovative start-ups, with some great ideas on how to charge EVs, cut waste to landfill, and help consumers get cheaper, cleaner power.

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Latrobe Valley dairy farms to share energy via blockchain micro-grid

Latrobe Valley dairy farms to share energy via blockchain micro-grid

First blockchain virtual micro-grid in Australia will use solar and storage to allow 200 dairy farms, 100 households and 20 businesses to share energy.

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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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Tasmania tapped for second trial of wind farm's ability to stabilise grid

Tasmania tapped for second trial of wind farm’s ability to stabilise grid

A second ARENA-backed trial of wind farms’ ability to provide frequency control ancillary services to be conducted in Tasmania.

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W.A.'s largest solar farm - Emu Downs - opens for business

W.A.’s largest solar farm – Emu Downs – opens for business

APA completes largest solar farm in West Australia, and first in that state to be co-located with a wind farm.

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Frischknecht to step down as head of ARENA

Frischknecht to step down as head of ARENA

Founding CEO Ivor Frischknecht to step down as head of Australian Renewable Energy Agency, the key player in Australia’s renewable energy innovation.