Solar power

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Renewable energy has ‘another record year of growth’ says IEA
Renewables will account for about 95% of growth in global power-generation capacity up to the end of 2026, finds energy agency

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

01, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Cry of the curlew has given way to silence | Brief letters
Brief letters: Northumberland national park | Solar panels | Care costs | Influencers | Housework


24, Nov, 2021 @4:57 PM

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Household power bills to fall by about $77 a year as developers bet on renewables
Australian Energy Market Commission says Queensland and Victoria will enjoy biggest falls by 2024 as new large-scale solar plants join electricity grid

Peter Hannam

24, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Get out on the green to keep yourself fit | Brief letters
Brief letters: Crown green bowls | Light housework | Woke at 80 | Radio gagger | Solar electricity


23, Nov, 2021 @4:58 PM

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Central Melbourne could generate three-quarters of its power from solar panels, study suggests
Co-author Prof Jacek Jasieniak says city’s CBD could be a photovoltaic ‘powerhouse’

Donna Lu

10, Nov, 2021 @5:38 AM

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India’s huge solar uptake has boosted climate goals, says minister
Indian foreign secretary says price and popularity of renewables behind Modi’s 2070 net zero target

Jonathan Watts

03, Nov, 2021 @1:01 PM

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Australia could become a net negative emissions economy. The technology already exists | Frank Jotzo
To understand our opportunities and pressure points we need an open, inclusive, genuine process

Frank Jotzo

01, Nov, 2021 @11:36 PM

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‘We want sun’: the battle for solar power in Puerto Rico
Many people suffered following power cuts in the aftermath of two hurricanes, but advocates say solar power will withstand future disasters

Nina Lakhani in Guayama and Adjuntas, Puerto Rico

18, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Students’ solar-powered camper van turns heads on 1,800-mile road trip
Dutch team designed and built two-person van with kitchen, bed, shower, loo and range of up to 450 miles a day

Weronika Strzyżyńska

15, Oct, 2021 @10:28 AM

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Sun Cable’s huge solar project in Northern Territory a step closer after support from Indonesia
Project backed by Andrew Forrest and Mike Cannon-Brookes to supply electricity to Singapore given go-ahead for subsea cable

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

23, Sep, 2021 @11:45 PM

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BP’s joint solar venture Lightsource BP to more than double expansion by 2025
Deal worth £1.3bn means operation will develop enough solar farms to power equivalent of 8.4m homes

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

20, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘The potential for solar is huge’: future looks bright for Lightsource BP
Founder Nick Boyle explains how Lightsource will help power one of the biggest ever corporate transformations

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

20, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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