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Coca-Cola taps solar in Australia, with 3.5MW roll-out across three states

Coca-Cola Amatil will install 3.5MW of solar across its operations in Australia, to cut grid power usage by 14% and its annual energy costs by up to $1.3 million.

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Remote WA nickel mine to add 7MW solar plant, slash diesel use

Nickel miner inks deal to add 7MW of solar PV to existing diesel power supply, in "first" solar hybrid plant on an Australian mine primarily funded on commercial basis.

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Australia’s “largest” solar microgrid set to slash power costs in Victoria coal hub

Project led by Ovida, using shared solar tech of Allume Energy, to deliver Australia's "largest" solar and battery microgrid project, that will cut the cost of electricity by 50% for 750 Latrobe Valley businesses.

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CSIRO tenders for 2MW more rooftop solar, to cut energy costs by nearly $1m a year

CSIRO reveals plans to add further 1MW of rooftop solar at Canberra Black Mountain facility, and another 1.2MW across its sites in Queensland and South Australia.

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NSW offers free rooftop solar for low-income households – in place of energy rebate

NSW government trial will install 2.5kW of rooftop solar, free, for low-income households that forego their energy rebate – a deal it says will deliver twice the power bill savings.

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Solar Victoria sets up taskforce to combat rooftop rebate scams

Consumer Affairs Victoria joins taskforce to combat high-pressure sales tactics, inaccurate marketing and poor service as state government solar rebate scheme takes off.

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Australia rooftop solar installs surpass 1GW in September, overtaking 2017 total

SunWiz data shows Australia installed another 125MW of small-scale rooftop solar in September, taking total for calendar 2018 to 1.09GW and beating 2017 total with three months to go.

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La Trobe Uni adds solar carport at Albury-Wodonga campus

Victoria's La Trobe University has added another 100kW to its regional Albury-Wodonga campus, with a PV integrated carport.

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Australia rooftop solar charts another record month, even as prices edge up

Business still booming for rooftop solar, with 142MW installed in August and NSW taking the lead and Victoria slowing slight fall.

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Flinders University installs 4000-panel solar car park in 1.8MW PV rollout

The $4.8m SA project, including 1681 panels across six campus roof-tops, will generate 20% of the University’s electricity needs, and pay itself off in seven years.

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