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Australia Reaches New Solar Milestone

While the news around the country turns to the upcoming Federal election, one thing is for certain. Renewable energy, climate change and the phasing out of fossil fuels will once again be a hot topic. However, often significant milestones get lost in all the political wrangling, such as Australia’s recent solar energy achievement. According to…

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Australia’s Solar Innovation Receives a Boost

The federal government has committed $40 million to the research and development of low-cost solar panels. It’s a massive boost for researchers, especially considering Australia has long been at the forefront of solar technology. In total, the Renewable Energy Agency received $1.6 billion in funding last year, and has now agreed to use $40 million…

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Bitcoin and Renewables: The Most Unlikely Pair

The rise of cryptocurrency over the last decade has drawn concerns for the online currency’s incredible carbon footprint. In reality, bitcoin mining has taken leaps and bounds to converge with the renewable energy sector, putting in place innovative technology that will eventually decarbonise crypto and benefit renewable energy grids at unprecedented levels. The logic behind…

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Infrastructure Australia Gives New Priority Status to $22 Billion Renewable Energy Export Project

Advisory group Infrastructure Australia has given priority to a solar-plus-storage project that’s being developed to supply Singapore with 20% of its electricity demand. The Australia-ASEAN Power Link (AAPL) project joins a pipeline of more than 40 infrastructure projects on the priority list, worth $59 billion in total. This list features “significant” works being developed in…