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Australian renewable energy

The Australian renewable sector reaches record growth in 2016

The "aussies" have increased their compromise with the renewable energy sector during the last year, reaching US$2.99 billion investment The Clean Energy Regulator (CER), a Government body responsible for accelerating carbon abatement for Australia, has recently published the results obtained during 2016 by the investments in the large-scale renewables. With more than AU$4 billion (US$2.99 billion) that can be translated into a 2GW renewable energy boost to the Australian grid. This result supposes is five times greater than 2015 investment. Furthermore, 98 new plants, 86 solar, were cmmissioned during 2016, without ignoring the small-scale renewable investment, that was also strong reaching 182,000 new installations. With these new investements, nowadays Australia accumulates 5.6GW of solar installed capacity, bearing in mind that is the sum...