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19 May Renewable energy news in Australia

Maximising local benefits from uptake of renewable energy and energy efficiency
Rob Passey and Ben Elliston
Work on regional plans for 100 per cent renewable energy highlight importance of storage to soak up daytime supply, and the need to reduce night-time loads and shift them to the day.
http://reneweconomy.com.au/maximising-local-benefits-uptake-renewable-energy-energy-efficiency-67872/
Rooftop solar: Sydney and other CBDs have barely tapped ‘solar goldmines’
Sydney’s CBD has huge untapped rooftop solar potential that could save businesses and homes $70m a year on power costs, according to new study that has lessons for all Australia’s capital cities.
http://reneweconomy.com.au/rooftop-solar-sydney-cbds-barely-tapped-solar-goldmines-86204/
Rooftop solar: Sydney and other CBDs have barely tapped ‘solar goldmines’
Sydney’s CBD has huge untapped rooftop solar potential that could save businesses and homes $70m a year on power costs, according to new study that has lessons for all Australia’s capital cities.
http://reneweconomy.com.au/rooftop-solar-sydney-cbds-barely-tapped-solar-goldmines-86204/
New South Wales
Rooftop solar saved NSW consumers nearly $1 billion in heatwave
Rooftop solar likely saved nearly $1 billion in electricity costs during the February heatwave in NSW, as well as helping to keep the lights on. But solar households and businesses got little reward for their contribution.
http://reneweconomy.com.au/rooftop-solar-saved-nsw-consumers-nearly-1-billion-heatwave-45093/

ACT
ANU breakthrough: Butterfly effect could boost solar cell efficiency
ANU researchers develop butterfly wing-inspired nano-technology that could improve the efficiency of solar cells.
http://reneweconomy.com.au/anu-breakthrough-butterfly-effect-boost-solar-cell-efficiency-14263/
Queensland .Sun Metals says new solar farm will underpin zinc refinery expansion
Korean Zinc refiner says 116MW solar plant it’s building near Townsville will underpin the expansion of its north Queensland operations.
http://reneweconomy.com.au/sun-metals-says-new-solar-farm-will-underpin-zinc-refinery-expansion-28753/
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May 19, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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