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Image of the Day: "Sheila" the solar panel cleaner

Image of the Day: “Sheila” the solar panel cleaner

How do you solve a problem like dusty solar panels? Two SA entrepreneurs and a tractor company have created a solution.

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Solar power in space: 60th anniversary of Vanguard 1

Solar power in space: 60th anniversary of Vanguard 1

This month is an interesting anniversary: the sixtieth anniversary of solar power in space.

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Solar plus storage spells doom for gas peakers

Solar plus storage spells doom for gas peakers

Renewables paired with storage could see gas peakers become a rarity, only selectively and sparingly used in systems with challenging limitations or localised constraints.

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Carnegie wins grant to power offshore gas platform with solar

Carnegie wins grant to power offshore gas platform with solar

Carnegie wins NERA funding to integrate solar PV and storage at the Blacktip Wellhead Platform in the Southern Bonaparte Basin.

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California hits new big solar peak - 50% of total demand

California hits new big solar peak – 50% of total demand

California notches new solar records for peak production and supply, boosted by a couple of mild and sunny early Spring days.

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Adelaide Uni to add 2MWh vanadium battery system, 1.2MW solar

Adelaide Uni to add 2MWh vanadium battery system, 1.2MW solar

University to install 1.2MW of solar and a 0.5MW/2MWh vanadium flow redox battery system, cut its grid electricity consumption by 40%.

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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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10 trends that will shape the global solar market in 2018

10 trends that will shape the global solar market in 2018

2018 will be the first triple-digit year for the global solar market — but it will also have some bumps.

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Powershop signs huge deal for solar, wind projects - "stunned" by low prices

Powershop signs huge deal for solar, wind projects – “stunned” by low prices

Energy retailer Powershop signs up for new 200MW solar farm and two major wind projects and says it was “stunned” by the low prices offered. It will also buy three hydro generators, but will need to more than double customers to match output.

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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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Lismore opens Australia’s largest floating solar farm, could add storage

Lismore opens Australia’s largest floating solar farm, could add storage

Lismore opens country’s biggest solar farm, and flags five fold increase in size and may add battery storage. The unique community funding model forms a key part of city’s push for 100 per cent renewable energy by 2023.