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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.

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The solar market consolidation that never happened

The solar market consolidation that never happened

Remember the predictions that the solar market would consolidate from 4000 businesses to four or forty major solar companies serving the Australian market? The opposite happened.

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$1.6 million garden island microgrid project milestone payment

$1.6 million garden island microgrid project milestone payment

Carnegie Clean Energy is pleased to advise that it has received a $1.63 million grant milestone progress payment from ARENA for the Garden Island Microgrid Project.

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Trump’s solar tariff backfires: It hits red states and U.S. taxpayers harder than China

Trump’s solar tariff backfires: It hits red states and U.S. taxpayers harder than China

White House wanted to use solar tariffs to punish China, but it will end up punishing the states that voted for him the most.

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Australian solar database - 161 projects, and 19GW of capacity

Australian solar database – 161 projects, and 19GW of capacity

New database launched by RenewEconomy and Sunwiz shows 161 large scale solar projects completed or in the pipeline, representing some 19GW of potential capacity.

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Port Augusta solar thermal on track as renewables attract investment and create jobs

Port Augusta solar thermal on track as renewables attract investment and create jobs

Port Augusta solar thermal on track as renewables attract investment and create jobs Port Augusta’s 150 MW solar thermal power plant is on track, with SolarReserve opening its Australian headquarters in Adelaide.

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Two major new solar farms in SE Queensland going ahead

Two major new solar farms in SE Queensland going ahead

ESCO Pacific and Elliott Advisers (UK) Ltd. (“Elliott”) are pleased to announce the successful financial close of the 98MW Susan River Solar Farm and 75MW Childers Solar Farm.

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Know your NEM: Coal reliability issues will get worse

Know your NEM: Coal reliability issues will get worse

Thermal coal generators continue to have reliability issues that will only get worse. It’s astonishing that the AEMC doesn’t seem to understand this issue one little bit.

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Replacing India’s coal plants with solar and wind could save billions, analysis finds

Replacing India’s coal plants with solar and wind could save billions, analysis finds

New research shows nearly two-thirds of India’s coal power generation is no longer price competitive with new solar and wind.