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September 13, 2017
Reports have emerged suggesting that the Turnbull government of Australia is pondering an alteration of the newly proposed Clean Energy Target (CET) to support baseload coal over wind and solar, prompting concern from some industry bodies while others have brushed off the perceived threat.
August 23, 2017
Victoria’s Labor government will hold a 650MW renewables auction and has awarded contracts for 138MW of large-scale solar plants to power Melbourne’s tram network.
March 14, 2017
In a major energy strategy upheaval, the South Australian government is providing significant funding to support energy storage projects, starting with a 100MW grid-connected battery that will be the largest in the country.
February 17, 2017
Dithering on policy making is distracting Australian politicians from an urgent need to replace old coal power plants with renewable energy, the Clean Energy Council (CEC) has said.
February 13, 2017
Investment confidence has rebounded in utility-scale Australian renewables with more than 20 projects under or about to start construction this year, according to analysis from the Clean Energy Council (CEC).
October 26, 2016
The Victorian government in Australia has confirmed plans to give a AU$ 0.30/kWh (US$0.23) payment to residential solar system owners that supply electricity to the grid during peak hours.
September 13, 2016
Australia’s coalition government has secured support from the Labor Party to cut funding for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) from AU$1.3 billion to AU$800 million.
September 8, 2016
A total of 12 projects have been awarded funding in Australia’s breakthrough utility-scale solar funding round, with AU$91 million set aside for 482MW of capacity.
August 2, 2016
The Australian Energy Regulator has released a draft decision protecting solar users in South Australia from increased charges proposed by utility SA Power Networks (SAPN).
July 20, 2016
Conservative groups and power industry bodies have made fresh calls to hinder Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) in the wake of the federal election.

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