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Solar alliance brings sunshine to Bonn summit via Common Risk Mitigation Mechanism (CRMM)

A multilateral market platform for financial risk mitigation proposed at the Bonn climate summit is expected to create a transformative ecosystem for solar power in tropical countries Countries with high solar power potential have put their muscle behind a common … Continue reading

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Australian company launches the solar-powered tuk tuk – Just what we need in India

An Australian solar producer is changing the way tuk tuk’s are powered. Australian owned, Star 8 Solar, has developed a new tuk tuk, SolarTuk, which runs by using solar power from its rooftop. Tuk tuks or auto rickshaws are an essential form of urban … Continue reading

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Global microinverter market to quadruple by 2017

Sales of microinverters will increase by a factor of four in the next four years in view of growing demand in foreign markets, according to a new report by market research firm IHS. Commercial systems are expected to account for … Continue reading

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Australia moves from coal to renewables: 51 percent by 2050

A farmer plows a field in front of wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm located on the hills surrounding Lake George, 50 km north of the Australian capital city of Canberra May 13, 2013. Credit:Reuters Australia, one of the … Continue reading

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Citigroup: How solar module prices could fall to 25c/Wp

Energy analysts at global investment bank Citigroup suggest that the cost of solar PV modules could fall beyond most expectations in coming years – and reach a cost of just 25c a watt by 2020. The prediction is included in … Continue reading

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Australian Carbon Tax Legislation has now been passed and will convert into an emissions trading system in 2015

For all those Renewable Energy Projects who have written off carbon credits as a funding mechanism should take heart in the form of the Australian Carbon Tax legislation which allows for purchase of carbon credits from outside Australia post 2015, … Continue reading

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