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The world is hungry for solar panels. Why did we stop making them? – ABC News

Twenty years ago, Australia appeared set to be a global player in the solar panel manufacturing industry. Today, with panels in high demand, we hardly make any of them. Here’s how we lost our head start. — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2021-09-19/solar-panels-why-australia-stopped-making-them-china/100466342 He’s … Continue reading

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Australian researchers set new efficiency record for double-sided solar cells

Australian National University researchers set new efficiency record for double-sided solar cells and hope to deliver boost to solar farm output. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/australian-researchers-set-new-efficiency-record-for-double-sided-solar-cells/ Again…such a pity John Howard flogged off IP, for $169k, from UNSW to what became … Continue reading

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Australia’s “father of PV” says your next rooftop solar system might be tens of kilowatts

Australia’s “father of PV” says your next rooftop solar system might be tens of kilowatts | One Step Off The Grid — Read on onestepoffthegrid.com.au/australias-father-of-pv-says-your-next-rooftop-solar-system-might-be-tens-of-kilowatts/ because solar PV cell cost USD0.10 by 2023, also big projects UAE already USD0.014/kWh fixed … Continue reading

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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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