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How Commercial Buildings Could Generate Their Own Energy
Buildings
Thursday August 2 2018

How Commercial Buildings Could Generate Their Own Energy

Around much of Australia, the presence of solar panels on roofs has become commonplace.

SA to Get Giant Solar Thermal Power Plant
Energy
Tuesday August 15 2017

SA to Get Giant Solar Thermal Power Plant

A giant solar thermal power plant, made up of 12,000 billboard size mirrors collecting the sun's rays, is to be built in South Australia's mid-north.

Solar to Power 40 Schools in SA
Energy
Thursday February 9 2017

Solar to Power 40 Schools in SA

Dozens of South Australian schools will receive $250,000 grants from the state government to install solar panels and upgrade lights to LEDs.

UK: Solar Energy Surpass Coal
Energy
Monday October 10 2016

UK: Solar Energy Surpass Coal

Solar panels generated more electricity than coal in the past six months in a historic year for getting energy from the sun in the UK, according...

Sol Invictus Merges Clean Energy with Architectural Design
Green
Thursday September 1 2016

Sol Invictus Merges Clean Energy with Architectural Design

As Australia's population continues to grow unabated and its leading cities post attendant gains in density, the creation of energy efficient buildings will become critical to...

Barrier Removed for WA Solar Power Players
Energy
Thursday August 18 2016

Barrier Removed for WA Solar Power Players

Solar power purchase agreement providers no longer have to hold a retail licence to sell electricity to West Australian consumers.

Environmental Impacts of Solar Farms Revealed
Environment
Tuesday July 19 2016

Environmental Impacts of Solar Farms Revealed

A new study has concluded that solar farms can have a significant impact on local environmental conditions, achieving temperature reductions of as much as 5 degrees...

Renewable Energy Under Performing in Australia
Energy
Wednesday May 25 2016

Renewable Energy Under Performing in Australia

Australia has become one of the most sought after renewable energy destinations for global investors but it is being held back by a lack of long-term...

Renewable Energy Under Performing in Australia
Energy
Wednesday May 18 2016

Renewable Energy Under Performing in Australia

Australia has become one of the most sought after renewable energy destinations for global investors but it is being held back by a lack of long-term...

Energy
Sep 14 2018
Lowest Cost for Solar Panels in Aus: Study

Australia has the lowest cost for solar panels in the world, a new study on growing demand for renewable energy has found.

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Energy
Sep 12 2018
AGL Exits Solar Installation Business

AGL has announced it will exit its rooftop solar business, incurring a $47 million loss in the process as a result of writedowns and closure costs.

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Energy
Mar 7 2018
Solar Systems Smash Record Installations

The sun continues to shine on Australia's solar industry with a record 3.5 million panels installed on our rooftops last year.

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Energy
Jan 31 2018
Floating Solar Farm Set to Shine in NSW

Australia's largest floating solar farm to be launched in northern NSW has the backing of a network of 70 councils - representing more than 7.5 million...

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Energy
Jan 17 2018
Uni Strives for 100% Solar

Things have come full circle at the University of NSW with solar panel technology developed at the institution now set to provide the campus with all...

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Energy
Jan 11 2018
South Australia's Solar Thermal Plant Gets Approval

A giant solar-thermal power plant to be built in South Australia's mid-north has received development approval from the state government.

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