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Gupta's grand solar plans in South Australia get network tick

Gupta’s grand solar plans in South Australia get network tick

AEMO says two South Australian regions could add 2GW of renewables without any transmission upgrades, and suggests Roxby Downs could emerge as major solar energy region.

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Renewables overtake coal as Germany’s most important power source

Renewables overtake coal as Germany’s most important power source

Renewables become Germany’s single largest electricity source ahead of coal. But experts warn the milestone must be taken with a pinch of salt.

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Know your NEM: New capacity casts a long shadow

Know your NEM: New capacity casts a long shadow

The pipeline of wind and solar shows 3.3GW of wind and 3.4GW of solar PV either commissioning, under construction or certain to proceed. Add to that another 3GW of rooftop solar.

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Spain nears 50% renewables for first half 2018, led by wind power

Spain nears 50% renewables for first half 2018, led by wind power

Wind, hydro and solar combined to supply 45.8% of Spain’s electricity demand in first six months of 2018.

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Taste of the future: Australia's southern states at 50% renewables

Taste of the future: Australia’s southern states at 50% renewables

Last week, in Tasmania, Victoria and South Australia, the share of renewable energy was above 50% for most of the time.

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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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Should NSW coal be replaced by South Australia wind and solar?

Should NSW coal be replaced by South Australia wind and solar?

ElectraNet proposes new link from S.A. that it says will unlock more low-cost renewable energy sources, reduce reliance on expensive gas, and help fill the gap caused by the retirement of more coal generators in NSW.

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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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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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NAB to play middle man with investors and large-scale wind, solar

NAB to play middle man with investors and large-scale wind, solar

NAB launches $200m Low Carbon Shared Portfolio, backed by senior loans to seven wind and large-scale solar farms, and with a $90m cornerstone investment from the CEFC.

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Global protests push Samsung to commit to 100% renewable energy

Global protests push Samsung to commit to 100% renewable energy

Samsung Electronics officially announced today its plan to commit to 100% renewable energy in the United States, Europe and China by 2020.