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Whittlesea Council Aiming For Net Zero Emissions By 2022

Solar panels - Whittlesea Council

Victoria’s City Of Whittlesea Council has adopted a plan that sets it on a path for net zero emissions by 2022; with solar power continuing to play a significant role. [Continue reading…]

Margaret River Tesla Powerpack Installation Operational

Tesla Powerpack - Margaret River

The residents of Western Australia’s Margaret River can look forward to better quality power and other benefits after a Tesla Powerpack installation was switched on yesterday. [Continue reading…]

Australian Mayors Commit To Sustainable COVID Economic Recovery

Sustainable COVID economic recovery

Dozens of mayors and councillors from across Australia have put their names to a joint statement committing to economic recovery solutions that not only create jobs, but also tackle climate change.

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More Solar Panels On The Cards For Kempsey Shire Council

Kempsey Shire Council - solar energy

A bunch of solar panels could be appearing at various Kempsey Shire Council sites in the not-too-distant future after Council’s adoption of a Long-term Renewable Energy and Water Strategy.

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Totally Renewable Yackandandah Founder Local Hero Nominee

Matthew Charles-Jones - Totally Renewable Yackandandah

The founder of an initiative in Victoria to take a town to 100 per cent renewable energy has been named as a nominee for the 2021 Australian of the Year Awards.

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Residential Electricity Consumption In Australia’s NEM Spiked In Q2

Electricity consumption in Australia

An ACCC report indicates while overall electricity consumption in Australia’s National Electricity Market (NEM) fell during the second quarter of this year, residential consumption jumped.

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Out Of The Ashes II – The Coal Ash Threat In NSW

Coal ash pollution in New South Wales

A report released by Hunter Community Environment Centre (HCEC) yesterday estimates 100 tonnes of harmful heavy metals leach into NSW waterways every year from coal ash waste in four regions.

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SMA Inverters Will Meet SA’s Remote Disconnection Rules At No Extra Cost

SMA solar inverters and remote disconnect in South Australia

On Thursday I was invited to a webinar on SMA’s response to South Australia’s new solar inverter requirements.  It seems that SMA — the maker of Sunny Boy inverters — was on the ball as all their residential inverters are on SA’s approved installation list.

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Solar Installations Back On Track In Melbourne

Solar panels in Melbourne

Huzzah! As of this morning, solar installations are able to go ahead in Melbourne – and metropolitan installers will be keen to get cracking.

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Solar Energy Helps Councils Shine At Awards

LGNSW Excellence in the Environment Awards - Solar

The use of solar power has assisted a couple of councils towards a win in Local Government NSW’s (LGNSW’s) Excellence in the Environment Awards.

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