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Solar power in Canberra, ACT: Compare prices & installers

February 12, 2018
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Canberra, ACT is a great place to go solar in Australia, thanks primarily to the ever-improving economics of solar panel installations. This article takes a look at the some of the key considerations for going solar in Canberra, including system pricing, energy yields and incentives available to system owners. It also touches on battery storage. Take […]

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With next phase of large-scales renewable scheme underway, ACT doubles target to 550MW

February 28, 2014
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The Australian Capital Territory has stepped up its efforts to make renewable energy a reality, with plans to double the cap on its reverse-auction feed-in tariff for large-scale renewable projects from 210MW to 550MW by 2020. The feed-in tariff scheme, which has already encouraged the development of 40MW of large-scale solar projects (including the 20kW Royalla […]

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The ACT aims for 90% clean energy by 2020

November 15, 2012
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Following the recent re-election of the Labour Party in the Australian Capital Territory, residents and commercial business owners can look forward to some certainly in their solar energy investments thanks to the 90% renewable energy target that will now be implemented leading up to 2020. The Parliamentary Agreement was signed on 2 November by members of both the Labour […]

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ACT selects 22 proposals for large-scale solar power reverse-auction Feed-in Tariff

May 25, 2012
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The Australian Capital Territory government has selected 22 large-scale commercial solar power projects by 10 developers to move ahead to the final stage of consideration under the territory’s reverse auction feed-in tariff program. The 22 shortlisted projects will be able to submit their final bids to supply the ACT with solar power in June 2012. […]

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49 solar project bids for ACT large-scale Feed-in Tariff

April 16, 2012
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Well on track to fulfill its goal of becoming Australia’s solar capital, the ACT government has accepted a wide range of solar project proposals for its large-scale feed-in tariff, which will support at least 2 projects of a cumulative total of 40 megawatts of electricity. Of the 49 bids received by the ACT government, 27 […]

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1-to-1 Solar Buyback vs Solar Feed-in Tariffs: The Economics

February 9, 2012
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Most states in Australia currently have or have had some sort of Solar Feed-in Tariff scheme in place. Solar Feed-in Tariffs, which pay solar system owners a premium per kilowatt-hour for the power that they feed into the grid, are one of the key incentive mechanisms for the promotion of renewable energy generation across the […]

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