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NSW eyes 77,000MW of wind and solar as it prepares shift beyond coal

NSW eyes 77,000MW of wind and solar as it prepares shift beyond coal

NSW says three regional energy zones could host 77,000MW of wind and solar capacity – enough to meet demands of modern energy system.

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Photon, Canadian to co-develop 1.14GW of big solar in NSW

Photon, Canadian to co-develop 1.14GW of big solar in NSW

Photon and Canadian’s plans for 1.14GW of large scale solar in NSW suggest that the post-RET investment cliff predicted by some may not occur just yet.

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NSW coal fleet feels the heat, with state at risk of "system black"

NSW coal fleet feels the heat, with state at risk of “system black”

NSW grid at risk of blackout from soaring temperatures – despite, and possibly because of, the state relies on coal generation more than any other grid in the world.

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NSW on renewables: All talk, not much action

NSW on renewables: All talk, not much action

NSW talks a good talk on renewable energy but offers few actions. Its share of new renewables is far smaller than its share of electricity consumption and this is particularly marked in PV, yet Transgrid sees huge opportunities.

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NSW follows Victoria, South Australia in major push to demand management

NSW follows Victoria, South Australia in major push to demand management

Households and businesses in NSW will get paid for reducing loads during critical peaks, as governments and institutions decide to circumvent objections by fossil fuel lobby with smarter, cleaner and cheaper alternatives.

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Fast Frequency Service: Treating the symptom, not the cause?

Fast Frequency Service: Treating the symptom, not the cause?

Changes in the approach to frequency control on synchronous units has resulted in changes that have compromised the resilience of the power system to frequency variations.

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CEFC backs 300 new solar powered low-income homes for Sydney

CEFC backs 300 new solar powered low-income homes for Sydney

Another 300 solar powered, energy efficient low-income homes to be built in Sydney, backed by $130m from Clean Energy Finance Corporation.

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NSW government to assist companies aiming to go 100% renewable

NSW government to assist companies aiming to go 100% renewable

NSW government to provide up to $10,000 to help companies to go 100% renewable or to achieve zero net emissions.

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Sydney Opera House to go carbon neutral by 2023

Sydney Opera House to go carbon neutral by 2023

Sydney Opera House’s new Environmental Sustainability Plan aims to cut total energy use by 20% and boost recycling to 85% by 2023.

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NSW solar bonus scheme ends this year: what are your options?

NSW solar bonus scheme ends this year: what are your options?

As NSW’s relatively generous solar rates come to a close, 150,000-odd solar homes are looking to make the transition as painless as possible. So what are your options? We break them down for you.

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Ausgrid to fast-track household solar and battery installs, cut costs by $200

Ausgrid to fast-track household solar and battery installs, cut costs by $200

NSW network operator unveils plans to fast-track installation of solar and battery systems up to 30kW, saving customers more than $200 on applications.