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Giant solar–wind farm proposed for WA

09 October, 2019

The Murchison Renewable Hydrogen Project proposes to produce green hydrogen via a large-scale combined solar and wind farm generating up to 5000 MW.

Yackandandah on track for 100% renewable target

04 October, 2019

Ten public buildings in Yackandandah, Victoria have switched to solar, taking the town another step closer to reaching its 100% renewable energy target.

Battery storage solution for WA solar tariff stop

30 September, 2019

As WA's solar feed-in tariffs start to disappear, Western Australians are increasingly seeking the benefits of new-generation batteries.

Good news for renewables

25 September, 2019 by Dannielle Furness

The Clean Energy Regulator says Australia will meet its large-scale renewable energy target in 2020.

Lithium tech opens up chemical conversion

13 September, 2019

Lithium Australia has developed a technology that produces a range of high-purity lithium battery chemicals from spodumene feeds, without the need for roasting.

Renewables investment slows with lack of policy

12 September, 2019

The Clean Energy Council has highlighted that investment in renewable energy projects has plunged to levels not seen since Tony Abbott was Prime Minister.

Vic Solar Homes Program gets rebate boost

28 August, 2019

Following discussions with the Smart Energy Council, the Victorian Government has announced an additional 23,000 rebates for this financial year under the Solar Homes Program.

Selectronic SMPC480 SP PRO Series 2i 3.5 kW inverter

27 August, 2019

Selectronic has added the SMPC480 3.5 kW model to its SP PRO Series 2i range to cater to the growing demand for smaller scale battery storage systems.

Energy Next to launch in 2020

26 August, 2019

A new industry exhibition is launching in 2020, focusing on the latest in renewable energy and energy efficiency technology.

Textiles create solar energy

05 August, 2019

Researchers from the Fraunhofer IKTS have developed pliable, textile-based solar cells that could add a new dimension to photovoltaic energy generation.

Vic solar industry urges Premier to remove monthly solar cap

29 July, 2019

The Victorian solar industry has called on the Premier to urgently reform the Solar Homes program, saying that the monthly cap is damaging businesses.

When's the right time to invest in battery storage?

25 July, 2019

A researcher from the University of South Australia has developed a calculation that determines when it makes economic sense to invest in battery storage.

Merredin Solar Farm construction update

24 July, 2019

Construction of the Risen Energy (Australia) Merredin Solar Farm in WA is well underway, with bulk earthworks preparing the site for solar panel installation and substation equipment.

National battery storage standard close to release

09 July, 2019

Standards Australia is developing a national installation standard for battery storage devices, producing a draft via the consensus-based standards development process.

MFB four-bay, outdoor shelters

02 July, 2019

MFB's four-bay, outdoor shelters allow people in remote regions of Queensland to communicate via the state's trunk two-way radio network.

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