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Big boost for large-scale solar

Big boost for large-scale solar

Investment by the threatened Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will triple Australia’s large scale solar production after the agency announced the results of its latest s ...

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Sun Brilliance goes big

Sun Brilliance goes big

Perth-based solar developer and systems integrator Sun Brilliance has upsized its planned solar farm near Perth from 25MW to 100MW. The company announced the project earlier this ...

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Conergy goes big on storage

Conergy goes big on storage

Conergy's Lakeland solar farm in Queensland will also comprise a major storage facility partially funded with $17.4 million from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency. The 10.8MW ...

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More solar for Queensland

More solar for Queensland

Solar developer ESCO Pacific has submitted plans for three projects in Queensland with a combined capacity of 320MW. ESCO, which has a target of 1000MW of projects, has proposed a ...

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Solar Roads come to Oz

Solar Roads come to Oz

French company Colas is in discussions with Australian infrastructure developers on including its unique "solar bitumen" technology in new roads. Colas has worked with the French ...

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Port Augusta hybrid is go

Port Augusta hybrid is go

A combined $680 million wind and solar park at Port Augusta in South Australia has been approved by the State Government. Irish developer DP Energy plans a 375MW hybrid facility c ...

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Wangaratta solar to double

Wangaratta solar to double

Developer Countrywide Energy has announced plans to double the size of its proposed solar project in Wangaratta to 20 MW. In January, Countrywide announced it would invest $20 mil ...

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New fund targets niche solar

New fund targets niche solar

Former Pacific Hydro executive Lane Crockett will head up a new $100 million investment fund looking for opportunities in small scale solar projects. The Melbourne-based Impact In ...

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ARENA kicks in $10m for solar park

ARENA kicks in $10m for solar park

The 10MW solar farm to be co-located next to the Gullen Range wind farm in the NSW Southern Highlands has been awarded $10 million in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy ...

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Ratch talks up Collinsville solar

Ratch talks up Collinsville solar

Energy developer Ratch Australia is lobbying the Australian Renewable Energy Agency to support its $100 million solar project at Collinsville in Queensland, saying it has a "very ...

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