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Renewables will give more people access to electricity than coal, says IEA

Renewables will give more people access to electricity than coal, says IEA

IEA says coal will be used to provide access to electricity to just 16% of those without electricity now, while renewables will account for at least 60%.

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Video: Jeff Bezos launches Amazon’s biggest wind farm – from 300 feet

Video: Jeff Bezos launches Amazon’s biggest wind farm – from 300 feet

Amazon Wind Farm Texas is the company’s biggest yet. To celebrate, CEO Jeff Bezos videoed himself christening it from on high.

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BYD hones focus on Australia home battery market

BYD hones focus on Australia home battery market

Chinese battery and EV giant is ramping up its presence in Australia’s home energy storage market with its modular B-Box battery offering.

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JinkoSolar p-type multi-crystalline silicon solar cells achieve new world record in conversion efficiency again

JinkoSolar p-type multi-crystalline silicon solar cells achieve new world record in conversion efficiency again

JinkoSolar Holding Co today announced that its practical sized P-type multi-crystalline silicon solar cells reached the world’s highest conversion efficiency of 22.04%

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Know your NEM: Laws of physics grind slowly, but surely

Know your NEM: Laws of physics grind slowly, but surely

With energy policy set to remain a political battleground in Australia, physics, in the form of global warming, will continue to gradually push decarbonization to the top of the policy agenda.

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Paris wants no conventional cars on its streets by 2030

Paris wants no conventional cars on its streets by 2030

Paris to limit the number of cars powered by internal combustion engines on its streets and eventually move beyond polluting cars.

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Batteries are energy on tap - but who owns the tap?

Batteries are energy on tap – but who owns the tap?

It’s been a bit of a free-for-all up till now, but the regulatory regime seems to be developing in a way that should benefit consumers and renewables in the long run.

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Doubling of renewables could drive 66% storage cost reduction by 2030

Doubling of renewables could drive 66% storage cost reduction by 2030

Storage capacity could triple by 2030 if current renewable energy capacity doubles, with battery prices potentially driven down by 66% from current levels.

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IEA: Renewable electricity set to grow 40% globally by 2022

IEA: Renewable electricity set to grow 40% globally by 2022

The world’s renewable electricity capacity is set to rise sharply over the next five years, the IEA says, expanding 43% on today’s levels.

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Why isn’t energy productivity 
part of national debate on 
electricity costs and security?

Why isn’t energy productivity 
part of national debate on 
electricity costs and security?

In the ongoing furore over energy and climate policy, the energy productivity opportunity is being ignored as a solution despite its potential for energy cost reductions.

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Tesla charging stations to link Adelaide with world’s largest battery

Tesla charging stations to link Adelaide with world’s largest battery

Network of car charging stations is being developed in South Australia to allow Tesla drivers to visit world’s biggest lithium-ion battery being built by Elon Musk in state’s north.