CEC Approved Solar Battery List On The Horizon

Solar batteries in Australia

Australia’s Clean Energy Council is seeking battery supplier cooperation as part of preparation for including solar energy storage solutions on its Approved Products List.

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CEC To Require Solar Panel Importers To Have Australian Website

Imported solar panels - new regulations

Imported solar panel documentation improvements in Australia | Panel background image : CharlesMJames

In order to maintain CEC Approved Product status, solar panel importers will soon need to maintain an Australian website providing end-consumers and solar installers access to important product documentation.

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Australia’s Largest Community Solar Project Fully Funded

Community solar project in Canberra

Proposed site of Australia’s biggest community solar power facility | SolarShare

Strong interest in a community solar project in Canberra has resulted in it easily securing the full capital investment needed to construct what will be Australia’s largest community-owned solar facility.

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South Korea To Dump Nuclear Power, Embrace More Renewables

Nuclear power in South Korea

Kori Nuclear Plant reactors 1-4 right to left | Image:  IAEA Imagebank – 04790180, CC BY-SA 2.0

Making good on his election vows, South Korea’s new president says the country will dump plans for new nuclear power generation and not extend the life of existing reactors.

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88,000 US Solar Jobs Threatened By Trade Case

Solar employment in the USA

Trade case’s huge implications for employment and solar investment | Image: SEIA

If a petition made by a declared bankrupt US solar company is successful, tens of thousands of jobs may be lost says the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

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July 2017 Australian Electricity Price Rise Roundup

Power cost increases in Australia

Electricity companies to count even more of Australians’ money | Image: Public Domain

Rising energy costs appear to be the third thing you can be assured of in life in Australia these days.  Here’s a look at the looming impacts in each state in relation to major electricity retailers.

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Clean Energy Council Delists Simax Solar Panels

Simax Modules Off The Approved Products List | Panel background: CharlesMJames

The CEC’s Approved Products List became a little leaner again after Simax solar panels, manufactured by Simax (Suzhou) Green New Energy, were struck from it yesterday.

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Eurobodalla Shire Council Sets 100% Renewable Energy Goal

Kianga - solar panels

Solar panels at Kianga, NSW South Coast

Eurobodalla Shire Council says it expects to source 100 per cent of its electricity from renewable energy and slash its energy-related emissions 80 per cent by 2030.

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First School In Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs To Go Solar

Kincoppal-Rose Bay School solar installation

Kincoppal-Rose Bay School Installs Solar Panels

What is currently the second largest solar power system and the first at a school in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs was officially unveiled last week.

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Amerisolar Panels Dumped From CEC Approved Products List

Amerisolar panels delisted

Amerisolar Solar Modules were delisted

 

Update 25 Sept 2017: Amerisolar branded panels have now been relisted. You can find the approved models by searching for the manufacturer “Worldwide Energy and Manufacturing USA Co Ltd” here.

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Solar panels branded “Amerisolar”, manufactured by Worldwide Energy and Manufacturing USA Co Ltd, have been removed from the Clean Energy Council’s list of approved solar modules.

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