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Wind power and solar energy could help Australia generate 100 percent of its power by renewable energy by 2050

The falling costs of carbon-free technologies such as wind energy and solar power could help Australia generate 100 percent of its power by renewable energy resources by 2050, a new report revealed on Tuesday.   Research by the Australian National University (ANU) said a fully green-powered society was possible if there were clear and stable […]

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Vestas urges Australian parliament to support Clean Energy Council’s compromise proposal on Renewable Energy Target

Australia now one step away from a return to bipartisan renewable energy policy. After more than a year of uncertainty, the Australian Government can act quickly to secure jobs and investment in rural and regional Australia by accepting the Renewable Energy Target (RET) compromise proposed by the Clean Energy Council (CEC) to break the current […]

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Australia faces a $13.3 billion exodus of investment from its wind energy industry

Some 44 Australian wind energy projects, about half overseas-funded, have been shelved since a new conservative government said it wanted to cut state support for the industry a year ago, with investors and operators saying they are considering either downscaling or leaving the country altogether if it succeeds.                            Australia faces a $13.3 billion exodus […]

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Photovoltaic Solar energy demand to be driven by India, China, Japan

The total solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from the five leading Asia Pacific (APAC) markets—China, Japan, India, Australia and Thailand—is forecast to reach 17.2 GW during 2H’14, almost 60% of global solar PV demand, according to findings in the latest NPD Solarbuzz Asia Pacific Major PV Markets Quarterly report. While solar power has been growing across the […]

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New solar photovoltaic plant in Australia

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), a leading global solar development company, todayannounced the financial close of the 70 megawatt (MWp) Moree Solar Farm (Moree). Construction will begin immediately, marking the first large scale solar project in Australia thatwill utilize mechanical devices (trackers) to continually orient its solar panels with the sun toincrease their power output each […]

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