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Tag: "solar PV"

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Australia has 35GW of solar farms in development pipeline

Australia has 35GW of solar farms in development pipeline

After a record 2017, there is now more than 1900MW of solar PV farms under construction across Australia, and 35GW in various stages of development.

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Rooftop solar clocks second-best month ever, buoyed by commercial boom

Rooftop solar clocks second-best month ever, buoyed by commercial boom

Rooftop solar PV registrations for June fell from May’s record volume, but the first six months are still 50% ahead of last year.

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Major 200MW + battery solar farm approved in outback South Australia

Major 200MW + battery solar farm approved in outback South Australia

Work set to begin on Solar River Project after “Australia’s biggest” PV farm approved for 220MW solar, 120MWh lithium-ion battery.

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How a protein’s secret function could boost solar tech

How a protein’s secret function could boost solar tech

A new protein discovery by a team of Dutch and South African researchers could help develop new smart solar technologies.

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Australia solar costs hit "extraordinary" new lows – $50s/MWh

Australia solar costs hit “extraordinary” new lows – $50s/MWh

ARENA says Australia utility-scale solar prices has plunged to “somewhere in the $50s” today, while BNEF says China module surplus could lower prices further in Australia by end of the year.

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Martin Green – Australia's "father of PV" – beats Elon Musk to Global Energy Prize

Martin Green – Australia’s “father of PV” – beats Elon Musk to Global Energy Prize

UNSW’s Martin Green beats Elon Musk for major energy prize for his work in revolutionising efficiency and helping make solar PV cheapest energy option.

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Gladstone approves 350MW solar farm – another for Queensland coal centre

Gladstone approves 350MW solar farm – another for Queensland coal centre

Eco Energy World wins council approval for 350MW solar farm in Raglan – another major PV project for Queensland’s Gladstone Region.

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Can the rooftop solar boom keep going?

Can the rooftop solar boom keep going?

One-third through 2018 and we’ve chalked up 100MW+ new rooftop solar every single month. But how long can the solar boom last?

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Solar shines in global shift to renewables

Solar shines in global shift to renewables

IEEFA report shows solar taking an increasingly prominent role in driving the ongoing transformation of global electricity generation.

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California mandates solar PV on all new residential buildings

California mandates solar PV on all new residential buildings

California Energy Commission has, as predicted, mandated rooftop solar PV installations on all new residential buildings from 2020.

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Massive 1.5GW solar plant proposed for south-east Queensland

Massive 1.5GW solar plant proposed for south-east Queensland

Queensland Somerset Regional Council receives application for 1.5GW solar PV farm, with two substations and provision for battery storage.