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New climate change policy for WA

The West Australian Government will develop a new, co-ordinated climate change policy for the State.   Western Australia’s previous climate change strategy, Adapting to Our Changing...

Newcastle solar farm to be built with CEFC finance

Newcastle City Council has secured a $6.5 million loan from Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) to help build the region’s biggest solar farm The five-megawatt...

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Australia’s two largest solar plants go online in NSW

NSW Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy, Anthony Roberts, traveled to Nyngan in regional NSW in late January to mark the official completion of Australia’s two largest solar plants at...

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Central Highlands solar farm gets green light

The Central Highlands’ first solar farm was given the green light this week. The 400-hectare solar farm is planned for a property near Tieri, in Central Queensland, representing an investment in the...

Weipa Solar Plant to power Rio Tinto mine

Rio Tinto and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced Australia’s first commercial diesel displacement solar plant has successfully commenced commercial operation at a remote...

Proposed call in for Burdekin solar farm development

The Queensland Government will consider a ministerial ‘call in’ of the proposed Clare Solar Farm development, south west of Ayr. The development application for the large-scale solar farm covers up...

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