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US tribal community seeks energy sovereignty with solar microgrid and utility

The Mashpee Wampanoag Community Development Corp is on a path to establish energy self-sufficiency that supports its sustainability goals and provides a model for other communities.

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Making the case for 10-year renewable electricity tariffs

For a fair, efficient, low-cost pathway to 100% renewables, we need to put front-of-meter renewables on a level footing with rooftop renewables and enable customers to sign 10-year front-of-meter PPAs.

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How all-electric solar homes could save owners thousands

ATA says gas power uneconomic in new-build homes anywhere in the country. In fact, new homes that go all-electric, plus solar, could be ahead by as much as $18k over 10 years.

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Hyundai jumps back into booming Australian solar market

Hyundai Heavy Industries re-enters Australian solar market, with $70m vote of confidence in residential and commercial rooftop solar boom.

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Smart solar monitoring: Why you should have it

Is your solar performing? Rooftop PV systems can be adversely affected by things outside of a household's control – and without their knowledge. But you needn't be in the dark about it.

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How solar microgrids are bringing stability to war-torn Somalia

Beleaguered by famine, terrorism and war, Somalia has the added burden of some of the highest energy costs in the world. But thanks to an East African company, relief is coming.

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Solar cemetery considered in Ballarat Community Power scheme

Regional cemetery business looks to go solar – and all electric – as one of first projects to come out of Victorian government's Community Power Hubs.

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Queensland rooftop solar reaches 2GW, but NSW now biggest market

Rooftop solar reaches 2GW mark in Queensland, but latest monthly installations sees NSW pipping sunshine state as biggest market in February.

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“Interest free” loans for solar and storage for South Australia households

South Australia Labor government offers "interest free" loans to 10,000 households to install rooftop solar and battery storage

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Healing with solar in Puerto Rico

As Puerto Rico's hospitals languish without power more than four months after Hurricane Maria, a team of clean-energy evangelists are working to use solar power to rebuild.

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