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ACCC Publishes Solar Retailer Code Of Conduct Draft Determination

ACCC Draft Determination on CEC Approved Solar Retailer program

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has recognised the CEC Approved Solar Retailer program needs tweaking – but is what the ACCC proposes enough? [Continue reading…]

Shane Rattenbury: The Federal Government Is Renewable Energy’s Problem

Shane Rattenbury on renewable energy and the Federal Government

State energy ministers can rightly claim that they have acted well in advance of the Federal Government. But there remain worrying divisions between the states that could turn into faultlines. [Continue reading…]

A Successful Q2 For Canadian Solar

Canadian Solar results - Q2 2020

Canadian Solar last week announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020, which exceeded expectations.

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More Solar My School Installations Roll Out In Sydney’s East

Solar schools in Australia

An initiative in Sydney helping schools to make the switch to solar power has racked up another couple of PV installations.

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Polysilicon Price Increase Puts Pressure On The Cost Of Solar Panels

Polysilicon and solar panel price increase

The knock-on effects of a solar factory out of action in China have seen a sharp increase in the cost of a key component in the manufacture of solar panels.

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City Of Hobart May Buy Electricity Directly From Solar Households

Hobart City Council - solar energy

The draft Sustainable Hobart Action Plan 2020-2025: Responding to Climate Change is open for comment and will be of interest to local owners of home solar power systems.

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QLD’s Bundaberg Regional Council Assessing New Solar Farm Application

Solar farm application - Bundaberg region

An application was lodged last week with Bundaberg Regional Council for a proposed solar farm at Isis River, around 50 kilometres from the city.

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UniSA Research: Rethinking Solar Panel Orientation

Solar panel orientation

A UniSA solar researcher says it’s time to rethink solar panel orientation (direction) to better suit peak electricity usage periods and maximise solar energy self-consumption.

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AEC Report: Solar Installations Up, Battery Installs Down in 2020

Australian Energy Council Q2 2020 solar report

The Australian Energy Council publishes a report on solar every quarter.  I’ve just read through the latest one. There are only 11 pages of text and graphics, so it’s not too much of an effort if you want to read the whole thing yourself here.  But since we live a world where everyone is as […]

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NSW’s Hawkesbury Council Seeks Input For Net Zero Emissions Strategy

Solar energy and Hawkesbury City Council

Sydney’s Hawkesbury City Council is asking residents for their ideas to help it build on its emissions reduction efforts and become a net-zero emissions organisation.

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