More Small Utility Scale Solar Farm Success For MPower

Kadina solar farm - MPower

In the last week, Sydney-headquartered MPower has connected two 5MW solar farms in South Australia to the grid. [Read more…]

Fronius Primo GEN24 Plus Hybrid Inverter – Backup Without A Battery

Fronius Primo GEN24 Plus single phase hybrid inverter

Fronius has announced its GEN24 Plus hybrid inverter is now available in a Primo single-phase variant – and it can supply backup power without a battery. [Read more…]

NSW Inquiry Tackles Coal Ash Issue

Coal ash in New South Wales

Image: Bayswater Power Station Coal Ash Dam | Source: Hunter Community Environment Centre

A NSW Parliamentary Inquiry has delivered a report recognising coal ash is a toxic waste product that needs better regulation and utilisation. [Read more…]

Campbelltown City Council Trialling Electric Car

Campbelltown City Council Nissan Leaf

Sydney’s Campbelltown City Council is putting a Nissan Leaf through its paces – and it will be charged with some help from solar energy. [Read more…]

Cessnock City Council Confirms Power Partnership Pledges

Cessnock City Council Power Partnership

New South Wales’ Cessnock City Council is another step towards a cleaner energy future with confirmation of pledges under the Cities Power Partnership. [Read more…]

Solar Power System Safety – Flood Events

Solar panels and flood events

If you’re a solar owner, it’s important to know about solar power system safety ahead of, during and after flood events. [Read more…]

Canadian Solar Warns Of Panel Price Increase

Canadian Solar report

Although a challenging year, Canadian Solar saw major growth in panel shipments in 2020 – but also warned of a price rise looming. [Read more…]

Call For Net Zero Emissions In Australian Healthcare

Australian healthcare and carbon emissions

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) and Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) want to see Australia’s healthcare sector slash its carbon emissions 80 per cent by 2030 and achieve net zero by 2040. [Read more…]

Yallourn Power Station Closure Inquiry Announced

Yallourn Power Station closure inquiry

Yallourn Power Station | Image via Google

Victoria’s Economy and Infrastructure Committee is to delve into the economic impacts of the early closure of Yallourn Power Station. [Read more…]

Germany’s Home Battery Storage Boom Continues

Solar batteries in Germany

While yet to really take off in Australia, home batteries are installed more often than not with new solar power systems in Germany. [Read more…]