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Tweed Shire Council’s Wind/Solar Energy PPA Kicks In

Tweed Shire Council solar energy

New South Wales’ Tweed Shire Council has commenced a 10-year Power Purchase Agreement that will see more than half its electricity for larger sites being generated by wind and solar farms.

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ClearVue Scores First South American Order For Solar Glass

ClearVue PV solar windows

Australia’s ClearVue Technologies has announced the company has received its first South American order for solar glass, which will be used for projects in Brazil.

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In A Fight Between COVID And Climate Change, Which Would Win?

AXA Future Risks report

AXA’s seventh edition of its Future Risks Report states climate change has been knocked from the no.1 spot this year. No prizes for guessing what took its place.

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Is Solar Still Worth It In Perth?

Is solar still worth it in Perth

Short Answer: Yes. While the payback of solar in Perth is now longer, you can still own your Perth home faster with solar power than without — despite WA’s miserable feed-in tariff. Longer answer:┬áRead on…

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Temporary Electricity Bill Relief For Western Australians

WA electricity bill credit

Western Australia’s McGowan Government announced yesterday it is providing every household in the state a one-off $600 credit on their residential electricity bills.

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ARENA/SAPN Announce Flexible Solar Exports Trial

Flexible solar exports trial

A project seeking to help integrate more rooftop solar into Australia’s grid and increase export limits is about to kick off.

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Moreton Bay Council Steaming Ahead With Weed Control

Quik Steam and solar power

Queensland’s Moreton Bay Regional Council is now using steam to whack weeds instead of herbicides, with a little help from solar power. Emphasis on the little.

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Eyre Peninsula Link Requested Funding Approved – Well, Most Of It

Eyre Peninsula Link

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has approved funding for a proposed new, high-voltage transmission line project for South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula – Eyre Peninsula Link.

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Victorian Community Groups Get Cash For Solar Projects

Community solar project funding in Victoria

More than $1 million in grants have been announced as part of Round five of the Victorian Government’s New Energy Jobs Fund that will support hundreds of kilowatts of new PV and hundreds of kilowatt-hours of battery storage capacity.

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Floating Solar + Hydropower’s Huge Potential

Floating solar + hydropower

Adding floating solar panels to hydropower plant reservoirs has the technical potential to supply a significant chunk of the world’s electricity needs.

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