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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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Turning Japan’s Abandoned Golf Courses into Solar Plants

Now here’s a stranded asset for you, until recently, almost hallowed ground. With the likes of GE Finance behind it, wouldn’t you think they’d make PV panels a continuous roof, rainwater collection, elevated, with accommodation underneath which might even be … Continue reading

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Government support for electricity storage – what must be done

…zero grid import at around 70kWh, same size as anentry level Tesla car battery pack. Zero grid import household will use grid like a petrol generator, only relying on it very rarely. The household will have an oversized solar system and … Continue reading

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Adding an EV cut the payback point of our solar panel investment in half

Here’s a story from USA with 2011 prices for solar PV,  big bucks but…”That works out to $2,400 a year in gasoline savings and when added to the $2,500 in electricity bills we’re no longer paying each year, you get … Continue reading

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Solar-powered public EV charging station opens in NSW – Australia’s first

NSW coastal shire of Ballina has become Australia’s first to boast a solar-powered public electric vehicle (EV) charging station, with the launch on Thursday of a 45kW “car shade” installation in a town south of Byron Bay…PV/EV charging station, installed … Continue reading

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