NASA Farewells Solar Powered Mars Rover Opportunity

Solar powered Mars rover Opportunity

Image: NASA

All good things come to an end, and that includes the mission of the solar powered Mars rover Opportunity. [Read more…]

Victorian Solar Hot Water Rebate Applications Open Next Week

Solar hot water rebate - Victoria

Victorian home owners will soon be able to apply for rebates of up to $1,000 on solar hot water systems under the Andrews Labor Government’s Solar Homes Package scheme. [Read more…]

Australia’s Neometals Approaching Lithium-Ion Battery Cell Recycling Goal

Neometals lithium ion battery recycling

Australia’s Neometals Ltd has announced the successful commissioning of stage 1 of its lithiumā€ion battery recycling pilot plant – but it’s not here.

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TAS On-Farm Energy Audit And Capital Grant Cash Brought Forward

Cash for solar for Tasmanian farmers

Farmers in Tasmania considering going solar may want to take advantage of the state’s On-Farm Energy Audit and Capital Grant program.

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Solar Panel Validation Initiative A Success

Solar panel validation

The Clean Energy Regulator’s solar panel validation initiative has been a quiet achiever, and now covers more than half the solar panels associated with small-scale technology certificate (STC) claims. [Read more…]

More Solar Energy For Toll Group In Australia

Solar panels on Toll Express Parcels Bungarribee depot

Transport and logistics giant Toll Group has announced completion of a large rooftop solar array atop the Toll Express Parcels Bungarribee depot in northwest Sydney. [Read more…]

Solar Powered Boat Pursuing Number One (And Two)

solar powered boat

A man standing on the poop deck of the solar-assisted craft | Image: Torqeedo

This Torqeedo powered solar-electric boat will soon go into service, providing free sewage pump-outs for other boats in Westbrook, Connecticut in the USA. [Read more…]

NSW Government Strikes Back With Battery/ Solar + Storage Support

NSW solar and storage loans

Image: NSW Liberal

New South Wales’ Berejiklian Government is hoping to win votes with its promise of interest-free loans for solar batteries and solar power + battery systems. [Read more…]

NSW Labor Pledges Solar Rebate For 500,000 Households

Labor's NSW solar rebate

Image: Michael Daley

NSW Labor likely had the Liberals in a flap on the weekend with the announcement of a generous solar rebate should it win the upcoming state election. [Read more…]

Queensland Solar And Battery Grants/Loans Update

Queensland battery grants and loans

The Queensland Government’s interest-free loans and grants for solar power and battery storage were announced with much fanfare last year. So, where is the initiative at now? [Read more…]