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Infamous Nuclear Power Station Under Pressure From Gas And Renewables

Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Station

Nuclear power industry feeling the renewables pinch | Image: Z22, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

The future of Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station (TMI) is in doubt after again failing to get a guernsey in an important electricity auction.

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Solar + Battery Power To Light Up Auckland Harbour Bridge

Auckland harbour bridge solar powered lights

Pretty colours powered by the sun | Image: Vector

In what’s claimed to be a world first, New Zealand’s Auckland Harbour Bridge is to have all its new LED lighting powered by solar panels and battery storage.

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Restrictions On Rooftop Solar In QLD Eased — Powerwall 2 & Larger Inverters Allowed With Export Limiting

Energex & Ergon Map

There is good news for Queenslanders looking to install rooftop solar and anyone thinking of of installing AC coupled battery systems such as the Powerwall 2.

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Jinko Solar Panels For Fish Farm Projects

Jinko solar panels

Jinko Solar has inked a deal with Jing Bei New Energy that will see the PV giant supply 100MW of its solar panels for use in two fish farm projects in China.

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LG Introduces 20.8% Efficient LG NeON R Panel With 25 Year Replacement Warranty

LG Solar has introduced a new high efficiency solar panel they call the LG NeON R.

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Solar PV Power Employed 3 Million+ People In 2016

Jobs in solar power and renewables

A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency  (IRENA) reveals solar photovoltaic (PV) power was the largest employer in the renewable energy sector in 2016, with 3.095 million jobs – up 12% from 2015.

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Australia’s Top 10 Postcodes For Solar – May Update

Top Solar Postcodes - Australia

The most recent data from Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator shows Queensland and Western Australia postcodes still entirely dominating the top 10 rankings for total numbers of installed small scale solar power systems.

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Solar Power Enlisted To Help Keep Wind Farms Free Of Bird Poop

solar powered scarecrow

Bird poop, aka guano, presents major headaches for offshore wind farm operators – but this solar powered gizmo is apparently proving to be very successful in keeping birds at bay.

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Fresh Warnings On Adani’s Carmichael Coal Mine

Galilee Basin Coal - Australia

The Climate Council and Oxfam have again warned that the Adani Carmichael coal mine in Queensland’s Galilee Basin represents a major conflict with Australia’s commitment to addressing climate change.

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Tesla Solar Roofs Are Very Expensive And Their Warranty Is Far From Infinite

elon musk is buzz lightyear

In October last year Tesla announced they were making tiles with built-in solar cells that would allow a roof to generate electricity without the need for solar panels.  Installations of these solar roofs will start in the United States in June and you can go to Tesla’s Australian site and slap down a $1,310 deposit […]

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