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Installing solar panels over canals could yield water, land, air and climate payoffs

Building smart solar developments on canals can make power and water infrastructure more resilient while saving water, reducing costs and helping to fight climate change. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/installing-solar-panels-over-canals-could-yield-water-land-air-and-climate-payoffs/ How good could this be in Australia?

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CEFC invests $10 million in Sunman’s “solar skin” technology | RenewEconomy

CEFC injects nearly $A10 million into Zhengrong Shi’s Sunman, which is rolling out lightweight and flexible solar technology. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/cefc-invests-10-million-in-sunmans-solar-skin-technology-42310/

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Efficient, affordable solar cells born in Sydney garage

The low cost of solar panels from affordable solar cells is transforming the way we generate electricity, to drive prices down even further. — Read on arena.gov.au/blog/efficient-affordable-solar-cells-born-in-sydney-garage/ They aim to produce the cells locally, optimistic that they can compete with … Continue reading

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IEEFA: IEA playing ‘catch-up’ with falling renewables costs, halving solar estimates

IEEFA: IEA playing ‘catch-up’ with falling renewables costs, halving solar estimates – Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis : Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis — Read on ieefa.org/ieefa-iea-playing-catch-up-as-renewables-costs-fall-and-energy-transition-commitments-rise/ “renewables costs reductions are now already beating previous forecasts … Continue reading

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Recipe for cheaper electricity? Try 90 per cent renewables by 2040

Energy minister Angus Taylor said “too much” wind and solar would push up prices. Experience, and new modelling, shows the opposite is true. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/recipe-for-cheaper-electricity-try-90-per-cent-renewables-by-2040-2040/amp/

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Massive Asian Renewable Energy Hub grows to 26GW of wind and solar

First stage of the massive Asian Renewable Energy Hub a step closer after securing state environmental approvals from WA government, and could grow to 26GW. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/massive-asian-renewable-energy-hub-grows-to-26gw-of-wind-and-solar-49343/amp/

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The future of solar power: From unbelievably cheap to insanely cheap

AbuDhabi Al Jafra, May 2020 $1.35/kWh, Edf/Jinko — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/reneweconomy.com.au/the-future-of-solar-power-from-unbelievably-cheap-to-insanely-cheap-77615/amp/

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Portugal government confirms record low solar energy price

$A18.17/MWh!! Portugal confirms world record low price for solar tender, with QCells picking up half the lots offered at the latest auction. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/portugal-government-confirms-record-low-solar-energy-price-29624/amp/

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Cheap electricity is back, and the next casualty will be a coal fired generator | RenewEconomy

The recent decline in electricity prices is astonishing. And with 6GW-plus wind and solar about to enter the grid, the next big casualty will be a coal generator. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/cheap-electricity-is-back-and-the-next-casualty-will-be-a-coal-fired-generator-72294/

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Victoria solar feed-in tariff to be slashed to 5c/kWh in 2016

The Andrews state government has been making some of the right noises but this move by ESC( Essential Services Commission) shows loud attention is needed to reverse this kind of nasty bias against renewables. >more> RenewEconomy

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