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Cleaning up renewable energy

14 April, 2021

A University of South Australia researcher is helping to establish a lifetime stewardship scheme to manage renewable energy waste from solar panels.

Network-connected battery storage trial to begin in Queensland

06 April, 2021

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced five locations across regional Queensland to host a large-scale, network-connected battery trial.

CSIRO plays a part in next-gen solar development

01 April, 2021

Australia's CSIRO will help develop next-generation concentrated solar thermal (CST) technology in the United States.

Trade solar energy for slabs of VB

01 April, 2021

Victoria Bitter has launched Solar Exchange — a new program that enables beer lovers to trade their excess solar energy for slabs of Victoria Bitter.

New plan to make room on grid for more home solar and batteries

31 March, 2021

The Australian Energy Market Commission has released a draft determination on how to integrate more small-scale solar into the electricity grid.

Australian home owners install batteries at record rates

25 March, 2021

COVID-19 has failed to dampen enthusiasm for solar storage in Australia, with more than 31,000 batteries installed in homes around the country during 2020.

La Trobe generating electricity with onsite renewables

19 March, 2021

La Trobe University is well on its way to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2029.

FIMER PVS-10/33-TL three-phase string inverter

26 February, 2021

FIMER has released its PVS-10/33-TL three-phase string inverter solutions for commercial and industrial applications.

New standards to futureproof the power system

25 February, 2021

The AEMC has announced that new compulsory standards are on the way for household energy technologies that connect to the power system, including solar panels.

Faulty solar system fears drive sales

18 February, 2021

Sydney-based installer Solaray Energy reports that one in five inquiries come from people concerned about faulty or failing solar PV systems.

Q CELLS enters NZ market

15 February, 2021

Solar technology and energy solutions provider Q CELLS is entering the New Zealand energy market for the first time.

2020 a boom year for rooftop solar

03 February, 2021

Solar industry consultant SunWiz says the Australian market defied expectation in 2020.

Prosun Solar to distribute FIMER in Australia

14 December, 2020

Solar distribution channel Prosun Solar has signed a distribution agreement with inverter manufacturer FIMER.

Working on hail-damaged solar panels

09 November, 2020

Master Electricians Australia has issued timely advice for working on sites with hail-damaged solar panels.

Behind-the-meter solar installation delivers

04 November, 2020

One of Australia's largest food and beverage manufacturers has realised the beginning of its solar and battery journey.

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