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Australia’s obsession with cheap solar is derailing the market, insiders say

By Liz Hobday and Sybilla Gross - ABC News - 27 May 2019 Rooftop solar industry veterans say Australia has become a dumping ground for poor-quality solar products and some are questioning the regu...

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Nissan says its Leaf batteries will outlast the car by 10-12 years, looks for reuse solutions

By Phil Dziyik - electrek - 24th May 2019 Nissan claims the batteries in its Leaf electric cars will last 22 years, an estimated 10-12 years longer than the average life of the car itself. Niss...

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This desalination device delivers cheap, clean water with just solar power

Making ocean water safe to drink is usually an expensive and polluting prospect. This Finnish startup has found a way to do it with clean energy and a tiny footprint. By Adele Peters - Fast Compan...

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Alinta gets regulatory approval for W.A.’s biggest wind farm

By Giles Parkinson - RenewEconomy - 23 May 2019 Alinta Energy has won regulatory approval for the 212MW Yandin project 150kms north of Perth, which will be the biggest wind farm in Western Austra...

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Tesla’s trumpeted solar shingles are a flop

By James Temple - MIT Technology Review - 15 May 2019 Tesla’s 2016 acquisition of SolarCity is looking worse and worse. And its $1 billion solar gigafactory in Buffalo, New York, which the state...

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China remains the world’s worst polluter but did you know it’s also a leader in renewable energy?

By Christina Zhou - ABC News - 2 July 2019 Shanghai, one of the world's most populous cities, will today enact strict green policies limiting disposable tak...

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The US produced more energy from renewable sources than from coal for the first time ever in April – despite President Trump pledging to ‘bring coal back’

By Danyal Hassain - Daily Mail Australia - 27 June 2019 In April, for the first time ever, the US produced more energy from renewable sources than from coal...

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Australia’s still building 4 in every 5 new houses to no more than the minimum energy standard

By Trivess Moore, Michael Ambrose & Stephen Berry - The Conversation New housing in Australia must meet minimum energy performance requirements. We ...

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