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Solar power plants now cheaper than coal

Friday 24 Feb 17 9:00am


SOLAR POWER in Australia is more affordable than new fossil fuel and nuclear power, with costs plummeting by almost 60 per cent over the past five years, a new report released by the Climate Council has found.

The report finds that the solar rollout will continue to go gangbusters, with more than 20 industrial-scale installations set to go ahead across the country this year and another 3700 megawatts in the pipeline.

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