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US Solar Panel Tariff Angers Installers
Energy
Friday January 26 2018

US Solar Panel Tariff Angers Installers

US President Donald Trump has signed into law a steep tariff on imported solar panels, a move billed as a way to protect American jobs but...

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.

Will Natural Gas Pricing Kill Co-generation?
Energy
Thursday June 1 2017

Will Natural Gas Pricing Kill Co-generation?

Co-generation systems have been around for 30 years and became popular as a means of reducing carbon emissions produced by coal generated grid electricity and of...

Roof-top Solar Hits a Crossroad – Are Smart Meters the Answer?
Energy
Thursday February 16 2017

Roof-top Solar Hits a Crossroad – Are Smart Meters the Answer?

Australian rooftop solar is now at a crossroads – but it’s all positive. New technologies mean big data can be gathered from systems so that performance...

Low Carbon Living: A Societal Work in Progress
Green
Tuesday December 6 2016

Low Carbon Living: A Societal Work in Progress

As world governments continue to ratify the Paris Agreement, which Australia finally did in November, they formalise their commitments to keep carbon emissions “well below 2...

A Brace of Exciting Batteries Explode on the Scene!
Buildings
Monday December 5 2016

A Brace of Exciting Batteries Explode on the Scene!

The advent of a whole new range of rooftop integrated solar electricity generating or photovoltaic (PV) products has the industry and consumers buzzing with the potential...

Queensland’s 50% Renewable Energy Target: Where to From Here?
Energy
Wednesday November 30 2016

Queensland’s 50% Renewable Energy Target: Where to From Here?

The Queensland government established the Renewable Energy Expert Panel in early 2016 to provide advice on credible pathways to achieving a 50 per cent Renewable Energy...

The Building Integrated Solar Roof Tile Market is Exploding
Energy
Wednesday November 23 2016

The Building Integrated Solar Roof Tile Market is Exploding

If you haven’t heard about Elon Musk's recent announcements about Tesla and Solar City’s new solar photovoltaic (PV) roof tile, you must have been living under...

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.

Energy
Apr 18 2019
Solar Energy Jobs Doubled in 2017-18: ABS

Jobs in large-scale solar energy projects have more than doubled in a year, boosting the renewables sector, new figures show.

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Energy
Apr 8 2019

Calls are growing for public funds to save a solar-thermal power station planned for Port Augusta after the collapse of the $650 million project.

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Energy
Feb 13 2019
Govt Warns Against NSW Greens Solar Push

The NSW Greens want to spend $1.25 billion to double the number of homes and small businesses with solar panels in four years but the state...

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Energy
27 Sep, 2018
Scam Warning for Victorian Solar Scheme

Scammers have tried to cash in on the Victorian government's $1.3 billion solar power subsidy scheme.

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Energy
12 Sep, 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
22 Feb, 2018
Solar Farms Using Backpacker Labour: Union

Solar farms in Queensland are being built by backpacker labour rather than qualified electricians, a parliamentary inquiry has heard.

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Green
6 Feb, 2018
SA Solar Network to Create Jobs: Premier

The South Australian government's plan to install solar panels and Tesla batteries in 50,000 homes will create hundreds of jobs, Premier Jay Weatherill says.

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Energy
31 Jan, 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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