01 Mar '12, 8pm

Why Solar Flagships' Peril Won't Derail PV in Australia: When Australia's Solar Flagships program was first ann...

The program soon ran into troubles, however, when in late-2009 the Federal Government announced it would scale back its initial Phase 1 goal of 500 MW (split equally between PV and CSP) by 2015 to 400 MW (250 MW from CSP and the remainder PV). Then, in May 2010 the government retracted some A$220 million of the program's budget and stated that it might not proceed with Phase 2 of the program, but would make that decision after Phase 1 was completed. One year later, in May 2011, a short-list of applicants was released, paired down from a total of 52 submissions: Of the short-listed PV projects, installed costs per watt ranged from A$3.00-6.00 and showed a variety of project types (multi-site and single-site) and proposing a variety of technologies: Finally, two years since initial introduction, the two consortia winners of Phase 1 were announced: a PV project made up of BP ...

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