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How To Buy The Best Solar Battery For Your Home

How To Buy The Best Solar Battery For Your Home We can all agree how much solar batteries have grown in the past few years. It’s safe to say they have a very bright future ahead, and their growth is not slowing down. Because they provide so many benefits, homeowners can’t get enough of them. …

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AEMO: Power Outages May Decrease This Summer Due to Surge in Solar

AEMO: Power Outages May Decrease This Summer Due to Surge in Solar

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has announced that the surge in solar will reduce the risk of power outages this summer. An article on the RenewEconomy website reported what Audrey Zibelman, AEMO Chief Executive, had said about its Summer 2019/20 Readiness Plan. “The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) is forecasting both warmer than average and …

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Initial Phase of Hybrid Generation Project Starts Operations

Initial Phase of Hybrid Generation Project Commences Operations

The 23 megawatts hybrid generation project by EDL at the Agnew gold mine has started operations. It integrates solar into gas and diesel micro-grid that will add wind and solar in the first of its type project for a mine. The initial phase of the hybrid generation project incorporates a 4 megawatts solar farm. 16 …

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NSW to Release Details of Its Interest-Free Program for Solar and Storage Household Investments

Benjamin Franklin, New South Wales Parliamentary Secretary for Energy, says the details for the government’s latest interest-free loans program to boost household investment in solar and storage will be made public soon. He also emphasized that the federal Coalition should take the National Energy Guarantee seriously. On Thursday, Franklin stated on the Australian Energy Storage …

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CEFC Surpasses $1 Billion Mark for Large-Scale Solar Investments

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has recently announced it has surpassed the $1 billion mark for the country’s large-scale solar investments sector following a $51 million stake in the largest photovoltaic (PV) farm in Victoria. A report published on the website of Renew Economy stated that CEFC confirmed that it has taken a minority …

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Sydney Opera House to Source Power from Wind and Solar Projects

The Sydney Opera House is reportedly going green and reducing its $2.5 million yearly electricity bill by signing long-term contracts to source electricity from large wind and solar projects. It is also reportedly considering adding batteries in the future. Based on a report by Renew Economy, the Sydney Opera House will undertake to purchase 16-gigawatt …

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New Renewable Energy Developer Eyes 25MW Solar Farm Project in NSW

New Australian renewable energy developer Rio Indygen is proposing to build a 25-megawatt solar farm project to be installed in the New South Wales Hunter Region. According to a report published on the Renew Economy website, the solar farm project is being proposed for a 50-hectare parcel of land in the Dungog Shire, to be …

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Acciona Tests Organic Solar PV on Wind Turbines

Acciona, a Spanish renewable energy and infrastructure company, has started testing flexible organic solar PV modules on a wind turbine to generate energy for the turbine’s internal electricity consumption. In a report on Renew Economy’s website, the company is depicting the move as “a pioneering solution at the global level in the field of hybridization …

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CellCube, Pangea Energy to Build Vanadium Battery Storage in SA

A battery storage system will soon be developed in South Australia following the signed agreement between vanadium battery producer CellCube and renewables company Pangea Energy recently. The construction of the grid-scale battery is anticipated to start before the end of 2019 and expected to become fully operational in 2020. Pangea Energy is part of a …

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