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  1. 2016 was a record-breaking year for renewables in Australia
    2016 was a record-breaking year for renewables in Australia 30 May 2017

    Renewable energy sources provided a record share of Australia’s power mix last year, due to record rainfall and the completion of new wind and solar projects, according to a new report

    Oceania,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  2. Australia invests $20 million in solar PV research and development
    Australia invests $20 million in solar PV research and development 23 May 2017

    The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will commit AUS$20 million towards the research and development of solar PV, in a bid to make solar more affordable, efficient, and competitive

    Oceania,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  3. Green finance & climate resilience among Fiji’s top priorities for COP23
    Green finance & climate resilience among Fiji’s top priorities for COP23 19 May 2017

    Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has announced that green finance and climate resilience are among the top priorities for this year’s COP23 climate talks in Bonn

    Oceania,Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  4. $890m EU package to help 79 developing nations combat climate change
    $890m EU package to help 79 developing nations combat climate change 18 May 2017

    The European Union (EU) will support 79 developing nations in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP) with a €8 million ($891m) to implement a global deal to combat climate change

    Africa,Oceania,Europe,North America,South America,Finance,COP 23
  5. Renewables receive record investment in Australia
    Renewables receive record investment in Australia 11 May 2017

    Renewable energy investment reached a record high in Australia last year, according to a new report issued by the Clean Energy Regulator

    Oceania,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  6. Solar could provide 30% of Australia’s power needs by 2030
    Solar could provide 30% of Australia’s power needs by 2030 3 May 2017

    Solar photovoltaics (PV) could provide 30 per cent of Australia’s electricity needs by 2030, according to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

    Oceania,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  7. New milestones for renewables in Australia
    New milestones for renewables in Australia 28 Apr 2017

    Australia’s total solar power capacity has reached 6 gigawatts (GW), while the states of Queensland and South Australia achieve state renewable energy milestones

    Oceania,Sustainable Energy
  8. Australian Green Bank to finance grid-scale energy storage
    Australian Green Bank to finance grid-scale energy storage 10 Apr 2017

    Australian green bank Clean Energy Finance Corp. (CEFC) has announced that it is working with the South Australian government to support Australia's largest grid-scale energy storage project

    Oceania,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  9. Sydney implements new net zero emissions plan
    Sydney implements new net zero emissions plan 7 Apr 2017

    The City of Sydney has accelerated its adoption of a new strategy that will help the city achieve net zero emissions by 2050

    Oceania,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  10. New studies support Australia’s transition to renewables
    New studies support Australia’s transition to renewables 9 Mar 2017

    A growing number of studies point to renewables as the most affordable and secure, in addition to environmentally-friendly, options for energy in Australia

    Oceania,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction

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