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Spanish renewables firm FRV has won a “reverse auction” for a feed-in tariff entitlement that will support the construction of a 20 MW solar farm for the Australian Capital Territory. The 83,000-panel, 50 hectare build will power equivalent to supplying 4,500 of Canberra’s households, the company says. To be built at Royalla, …

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Paris Hilton

errm, isn't royalla in NSW, not ACT?

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Happy

Yes, but ...

... Simon Corbell's announcement shows it will be on the Western side of the Monaro Highway, in Tuggeranong (ACT) - Royalla is just the closest reference point.

Still, warm and fuzzy announcements coming from a minister's office ... I sense an election in the offing ...

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Wind turbines

When are they mounting wind turbines on top of Parliament House to capture all the hot air that is emitted?

That contract would earn a mint.

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ACT smugness

Royalla is north of the southern border with NSW. One more damn thing downwind of the airport. Glare on finals anyone ?

The misanthropes have been slobbering over this. "The age of cheap energy is over." True, because SIFs insist on policies mandating use of costly sources. A gas fired power station which would have worked at night was canned by NIMBYs.

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Cost over ten years don't make sense

To get a saving of 500,000 tonnes of carbon that must be over ten years when compared to coal. For 10 years that'd cost $47 mil over the same amount of coal power. To purchase the same amount of carbon credits on the markets would only cost $10mil. I'm suposing the $37mil difference is the value of smugness.

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