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Renewables now supply record-breaking one-fifth of Australia’s energy use

  • By Energy Matters
  • Feb. 6, 2019, 8:11 p.m.
Renewable power has now reached the highest share of Australia’s energy use in 40 years. A Green Energy Markets report just released shows wind, solar and hydro accounting for more than 21 per cent of all electricity generated in Australia in the ...
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50% Renewable Energy Would Create Jobs, Investment in NM

  • By nrdc.org
  • Jan. 16, 2019, 6:09 p.m.
For more on the modeling that is the basis for this analysis, click here. The development of new utility-scale and rooftop solar installations to help meet a 50 percent RPS would bring new, significant investment to the state’s clean energy industry and ...
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Solar boats and electric buses: Take a ride on the UAE’s eco-friendly transportation

  • By Arab News
  • Jan. 16, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
DUBAI: Want to take a trip to the future using eco-friendly transportation? In the UAE, you can enjoy a ride on a solar-powered abra on Dubai Creek, or hop on an electric bus in the capital. While Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week is shining a light on big ...
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2018 saw 5% jump in residential rooftop solar installations

  • By KHON2
  • Jan. 16, 2019, 4:32 p.m.
HONOLULU (KHON2) - Installation of residential rooftop solar systems used by Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light customers increased by 5.3% in 2018 from 2017, continuing Hawaii's leadership as the number one state for private ...
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Residential Rooftop Solar Installations Up 5%

  • By The Maui News
  • Jan. 16, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Installation of residential rooftop solar systems used by Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaiʿi Electric Light customers increased by 5.3% in 2018 from 2017. Company executives say the ...
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South Australia opens biggest household battery storage support scheme

  • By RenewEconomy
  • Oct. 28, 2018, 9:27 p.m.
with up to 40,000 homes able to access grants and low-interest finance for both battery storage and new rooftop solar installations. The $200 million scheme – half in grants and the other half ...
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Power prices and carbon emissions are both rising, but could lower emissions cut your bills?

  • By Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Oct. 28, 2018, 4:47 p.m.
Failure, it is sometimes said, can be a two-faced Janus. For some, it is a terrific teacher: a catalyst for reflection and change and an opportunity to learn from mistakes. For others, it risks an unhealthy retreat from reality, fostering a spiral of ever ...
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From London to San Jose, global cities unite to make new buildings 'Net-Zero Carbon' by 2030

  • By Business Green
  • Aug. 23, 2018, 6:55 a.m.
The global green building sector received a major boost today, as 19 cities that together provide homes for 130 million people pledged to make all new buildings 'Net Zero Carbon' by 2030 and upgrade existing buildings to net zero standards by 2050 ...
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Hirdaramani signs off first phase of solar panel project

  • By Companies
  • Aug. 22, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Sri Lankan apparel manufacturing giant Hirdaramani Group has completed the first stage of a long-term solar panel project in a move that marks the largest rooftop solar installation in the country's apparel sector. The installations are part of the ...
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New Rooftop Solar Installations Down In Utah

  • By KNPR
  • Aug. 22, 2018, 9:50 a.m.
New rooftop solar installations in Utah are down 23 percent after the state's main power company reached a deal to pay customers less for the power they generate. The Standard-Examiner reports Rocky Mountain Power, in a deal that took effect in November ...