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Brisbane Airport goes big solar

Brisbane Airport goes big solar

Brisbane Airport will boast the largest solar array of any airport in the southern hemisphere following the announcement that it is instaling 6MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) system ...

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Gupta goes Zen with Garnaut

Gupta goes Zen with Garnaut

UK businessman Sanjeev Gupta has followed up his purchase of the struggling Arrium steelworks in Whyalla with acquring a controlling stake in Adelaide-based battery storage provid ...

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240MW solar approved for Qld

240MW solar approved for Qld

A new 240MW solar farm near Dalby in Queensland has been given the green light by local government planners. The Beelbee Solar Farm project, being developed by the APA Group, was ...

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Coal villain Adani goes solar

Coal villain Adani goes solar

Indian conglomerate Adani, which is the focus of environmentalist oppositon for its plans for a massive coal mine in Queensland, has announced it will move ahead with plans for a ...

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Yack gets Smarter

Yack gets Smarter

The Victorian town of Yackandandah, which aims to become 100 percent powered by renewable energy by 2022, will be the venue for a trial of a device enabling home users of solar to ...

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WA solar could power Indonesia

WA solar could power Indonesia

Solar energy generated in the WA Pilbara region could be exported to Indonesia under a plan which has been backed by the WA State Government. A recent report by the Pilbara Develo ...

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Entura wins Vales Point contract

Entura wins Vales Point contract

Hydro Tasmania's consulting joint venture Entura has been appointed to provide engineering services for the Vales Point solar farm in NSW. Entura, a joint venture between Hydro an ...

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Shell goes for large scale solar in Qld

Shell goes for large scale solar in Qld

Shell Australia has received council approval for its 250MW large scale solar proposal for Woleebee in the Western Downs Region of Queensland. Shell proposes a development called ...

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Solar thermal finally for Port Augusta

Solar thermal finally for Port Augusta

The long awaited solar thermal plant for the South Australian town of Port Augusta has been given the green light, with the 150MW facility to be developed by SolarReserve Australi ...

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New fund to develop Vic solar farm

New fund to develop Vic solar farm

A new funds manager, Impact Investment Group, will underwrite the development of a new 19MW solar farm in north-west Victoria. Impact's investment portfolio is led by former Pacif ...

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