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Trash To Treasure – Summerhill Solar Farm Operational 

Summerhill Solar Farm

The City of Newcastle flicked the switch on its new five-megawatt solar farm on Wednesday, which will save Council (and ratepayers) millions of dollars. [Continue reading…]

More Solar Energy For WA’s City Of Busselton

City of Busselton - solar power

Western Australia’s City of Busselton Council says it is expecting a 2-3 year payback on its latest solar power system installations. [Continue reading…]

Solar Feed In Tariff Reduction Proposed For Victoria

Victoria solar feed in tariff 2020/21

Victoria’s Essential Services Commission wants to compel electricity retailers to offer both a single rate and time-varying solar feed in tariff – and set lower minimum rates for both.

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SEIA : Impact Of Trump Solar Tariffs “Devastating”

Trump Solar Tariffs

The introduction of tariffs on imported solar panels and cells in the USA has resulted in the loss of tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in new private sector investment says a solar industry trade association.

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Green Light For West Wyalong Solar Farm

West Wyalong Solar Farm

The NSW Government has approved development of a $135 million solar power + battery storage project in the state’s Central West region.

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The Victorian Town Running (Mostly) On Off-Grid Solar Power

Licola - Off Grid Solar Power

The tiny town of Licola has switched from a reliance on dirty diesel power to clean solar energy for the majority of its electricity needs.

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Australian Solar Systems Interest Index – December 2019

auSSII Australian solar power report - December 2019

This month’s auSSII report indicates November saw an uptick in the proportion of Australians getting quotes for solar power wanting to purchase a system immediately.

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Survey Indicates Strong Support For Australian Carbon Dividend Plan

Australian Carbon Dividend Plan (ACDP)

A UNSW Sydney community survey indicates strong support for a plan to tax carbon emissions, with the proceeds redistributed to Australians. But there may be a sting in its tail for renewables.

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Noosa Shire Council Flexing Its Solar Muscle

eArche solar panels - Noosaville Library

Literally demonstrating how flexible PV technology can be, Noosa Shire Council’s latest solar installation is based on flexible solar panels.

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The “Solar Rebate” Is Not Ending: Don’t Be Fooled By Misleading Ads

Australia's solar rebate is not ending

DON’T PANIC!  Despite attempts by dodgy advertisers1 to convince you otherwise, the “solar rebate” isn’t ending any time soon.  Renewable energy certificates (called STCs) will still be lowering the cost of rooftop solar for years to come.  To be precise, for another 11 years, 1 month, and 2 days.

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