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NSW shortlists 4.3 GW of wind, solar and storage projects in first renewables auction

The government of New South Wales (NSW) has shortlisted 16 projects for its first renewable tender auction in Australia. The projects’ combined power generation and long-term storage capacity total more than 4.3 GW. They were selected in line with the NSW Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap, which aims to build 2 GW of duration storage and at least 12 GW of renewable capacity in the state by 2030.

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How Australia’s vast resources could make it a green energy superpower

For Australia’s renewable energy sector, there is a renewed sense of optimism. Last year, Australia was deploying new renewables 10 times faster per capita than the global average, and four times faster per capita than in Europe, China, Japan or the US. Another sign of Australia’s ambition to lead the renewables revolution is the more than 10GW of roof-mounted solar PV deployed, by far the largest per capita rooftop-PV deployment in the world.

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