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Australian news, and some related international items

Lilyvale is latest large scale solar farm to begin production in Queensland — RenewEconomy

Another major solar farm in Queensland has joined the grid, with the 100MW Lilyvale plant – 50km north east of Emerald – beginning production late last week. The Lilyvale solar farm is being developed by Spanish renewables developer FRV and has a long term power purchase agreement with state-owned retailer Ergon Energy for all of its……

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March 11 Energy News — geoharvey

Opinion: ¶ “The 100% Renewables Moonshot: We’re Closer Than You Think” • Advocates for 100% renewable energy compare the effort needed to meet that goal to putting a person on the moon. But we are closer to 100% renewable energy today than we were to the moon in 1961, when President Kennedy made his famous […]

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Nationals turn leadership stakes into contest of stupidity about energy — RenewEconomy

Nationals turn expected leadership spill into a contest of who can say the most stupid thing about energy. It will be a close call. Just as well it’s scheduled for April Fool’s Day. The post Nationals turn leadership stakes into contest of stupidity about energy appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Modelling suggests Snowy 2.0 will lift prices, defend coal, kill batteries — RenewEconomy

Modelling used by board to approve Snowy 2.0 shows that it will likely lift wholesale prices over medium to longer term, will protect baseload power generation, and the biggest loser will be batteries. The post Modelling suggests Snowy 2.0 will lift prices, defend coal, kill batteries appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Construction begins on Mortlake South wind farm, transmission lines to be buried — RenewEconomy

Construction begins on Acciona’s 157.5MW Mortlake South wind farm, including Victoria’s first underground transmission line, in response to community concerns. The post Construction begins on Mortlake South wind farm, transmission lines to be buried appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Plunging sales suggests end is nigh for fossil fuel cars in Australia — RenewEconomy

Electric vehicles may already be killing demand for petrol and diesel cars in Australia – and they haven’t even arrived yet. The post Plunging sales suggests end is nigh for fossil fuel cars in Australia appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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