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SpaceX sends an electric car to space, South Australia plans worlds largest virtual solar power plant

By Jacob Pearson


 February 9, 2018
We're all about saving you energy and have rounded up the latest solar, climate and energy news so you don't have to.

A Tesla electric car goes to space on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket. Credit: SpaceX Solar and batteries

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India hits solar milestone early, global warming may hit Paris threshold by 2022

By solarcity


We're all about saving you energy and have rounded up the latest solar, climate and energy news so you don't have to.

Greenpeace activists protest oil and gas exploration in NZ waters. Photo credit: Greenpeace *Solar and batteries*

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China ramps up solar, record high temps hit NZ

By solarcity


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January 2018 is tracking to be NZ's warmest month since records began in 1909. Niwa Weather *Solar and batteries*

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Global solar investments hit new high and Kiwis search for better power deal in record numbers

By solarcity


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2017 was one of the hottest years on record. *Solar*

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New York sues big oil over global warming, 2017 was second-hottest year on record

By solarcity


We're all about saving you energy and have rounded up the latest solar, climate and energy news so you don't have to.

*Solar and batteries* Following the success of the world's largest battery, South Australia is aiming to build the world's largest thermal solar plant. And, by the end of 2017, Australia had 1,778,687 rooftop PV systems, totalling just more than 6.29GW in capacity, reports PV Tech.

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