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Spanish Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, officially opens Naturgy’s first battery storage centre worldwide in Australia

On Wednesday, the Spanish Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, officially opened the first battery storage facility to be operated by the Naturgy power company anywhere in the world. During her visit, the minister was told about the cutting-edge … Continue reading

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Korea 2020 Energy Policy Review

Executive summary Korea’s energy sector is characterised by the dominance of fossil fuels, which in 2018 accounted for 85% of total primary energy supply (TPES), a strong dependence on energy imports at 84% of TPES, and the dominance of industrial … Continue reading

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IMPLICATIONS OF WAVING THE ‘BIG STICK

INTRODUCTIONBackground As part of its attempts to reduce electricity prices for consumers, the Federal Government has drafted legislation to prohibit three types of conduct by electricity businesses:1) Failure of electricity retailers to pass-on reductions in supply chain costs to residential … Continue reading

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Australia’s ENERGY FUTURE: 55 BY 35

Executive Overview The AEC has proposed an economy-wide interim emissions target of 55 per centreduction on 2005 levels by 2035 as a milestone on the way to net zero. This paper is one in a series of papers exploring the … Continue reading

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SOLAR REPORT JANUARY 2022

STATE OF SOLAR PV INAUSTRALIA Last year was another record-breaking year for rooftop solar in Australia. According to the latest data from the Clean Energy Regulator (CER) an estimated 3.04 million Australian homes and businesses had a rooftop PV system … Continue reading

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Solar alliance brings sunshine to Bonn summit via Common Risk Mitigation Mechanism (CRMM)

A multilateral market platform for financial risk mitigation proposed at the Bonn climate summit is expected to create a transformative ecosystem for solar power in tropical countries Countries with high solar power potential have put their muscle behind a common … Continue reading

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Australian company launches the solar-powered tuk tuk – Just what we need in India

An Australian solar producer is changing the way tuk tuk’s are powered. Australian owned, Star 8 Solar, has developed a new tuk tuk, SolarTuk, which runs by using solar power from its rooftop. Tuk tuks or auto rickshaws are an essential form of urban … Continue reading

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Global microinverter market to quadruple by 2017

Sales of microinverters will increase by a factor of four in the next four years in view of growing demand in foreign markets, according to a new report by market research firm IHS. Commercial systems are expected to account for … Continue reading

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Australia moves from coal to renewables: 51 percent by 2050

A farmer plows a field in front of wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm located on the hills surrounding Lake George, 50 km north of the Australian capital city of Canberra May 13, 2013. Credit:Reuters Australia, one of the … Continue reading

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Citigroup: How solar module prices could fall to 25c/Wp

Energy analysts at global investment bank Citigroup suggest that the cost of solar PV modules could fall beyond most expectations in coming years – and reach a cost of just 25c a watt by 2020. The prediction is included in … Continue reading

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