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$407 Million Darlington Point Solar Farm Approved

Darlington Point Solar Farm

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment announced yesterday it had approved a 275-megawatt solar power project to be situated approximately 10km south of Darlington Point, near Griffith. [Continue reading…]

NSW Large-Scale Solar Energy Guideline Published

NSW Large Scale Solar Energy Guideline

The New South Wales Government released its Large-Scale Solar Energy Guideline yesterday, which it says puts farmer and resident needs “front and centre”. [Continue reading…]

$5M Rooftop Solar Roll Out For NT Schools To Commence

Solar schools - Northern Territory

The Northern Territory’s government has announced the first round of schools that will soon have solar panels installed.

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Over Estimating Electricity Price Inflation For Fun And Evil Profit

shark salesman

A rooftop solar power system is an excellent investment for any home that isn’t at the bottom of a well or otherwise suffering from major shade problems.  Earlier this year I wrote an article on payback times in Australian capitals but it’s already out of date as they pay themselves off even faster now. 

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Oxfam Australia : 100% Renewables, No New Coal

Oxfam on coal and renewables in Australia

Oxfam has warned Australia is at risk of falling even further behind in the climate change battle, isolating it from its neighbours in the region.

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Australia’s 43GW-61GW Of Residential Rooftop Solar Potential

Residential solar potential in Australia

Australian grassroots solar advocacy group Solar Citizens says while 6GW of solar capacity is currently installed on residential rooftops throughout Australia, there’s potential for much, much more.

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City-Scale Energy Storage With Molten Silicon

Molten silicon energy storage

A group of MIT, Georgia Institute of Technology and National Renewable Energy Laboratory researchers say their molten silicon energy storage design concept could help power cities – and be much cheaper than pumped hydro.

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Sunswift Team And Solar Car Violet Set Guinness World Record

Sunswift's Violet solar car

The UNSW Sunswift solar car team last week set a new Guinness World Record for the lowest energy consumption driving trans-Australia with an electric car.

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NSW Energy Minister Spruiks Renewables Achievements

Wind and solar power in New South Wales

New South Wales’ Minister for Energy and Utilities Don Harwin outlined renewable energy progress in the state at the NSW Smart Energy Summit on Tuesday.

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SA Electricity Prices: Post-Coal Post-Mortem

Wind an solar power - SA wholesale electricity prices

A report just released by the Victoria Energy Policy Center (VEPC) confirms renewable electricity generation has brought wholesale electricity prices down – and is likely to continue to do so.

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