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CEC Releases Clean Energy Australia 2016 Report

Clean Energy Australia 2016

In its latest report, the Clean Energy Council states a record share of Australia’s electricity came from renewable sources in 2016 – 17.3%; the highest level this century.

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Costa Looks To Solar Power For Mushroom Growing Operations

Growing mushrooms with solar energy

Australia’s largest mushroom producer is expanding operations in South Australia; with solar energy on the cards to help power it.

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Tertill – Solar Powered Autonomous Weed Whacker

Tertill - Franklin Robotics

Weeds in your garden getting you down? Franklin Robotics may soon have a solar powered solution to your weed woes that will perhaps help save some time and your back.

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Infamous Nuclear Power Station Under Pressure From Gas And Renewables

Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Station

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

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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