Australia A Typhoid Mary Of Fossil Fuel Emissions

Australia - fossil fuel exports

One of the excuses for not taking real climate action in Australia is the argument that in the scheme of things, Australia is a bit player in emissions. A new report from The Australia Institute (TAI) shows that’s not the case. [Read more…]

Solar Powered Drone Manufacturer Establishes Presence In Brisbane

SB4 Phoenix solar powered drone

A Toulouse, France- based manufacturer of a solar- powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has set up shop in Queensland, looking to get the attention of Australian farmers. [Read more…]

SolarQuotes Vodcast Episode 26 : Zen And The Art Of Solar

Discover what’s happening with the CEC and Facebook, Victorian solar rebate fiasco update, “blue hydrogen” peril, a beautiful off-grid solar power system and more. [Read more…]

Hopes Dashed For Parliamentary Inquiry Into Solar Homes Stuff-Up

Solar Homes inquiry

Victorian Labor MPs and three crossbenchers have prevented an inquiry into the Solar Homes PV rebate fiasco occurring; giving the Andrews Labor Government breathing space it shouldn’t have. [Read more…]

Longi Launches Hi-MO X Solar Panels In Australia

Longi Hi-MO X Solar Panels

Solar panel manufacturing giant Longi launched its new Hi-MO X module at an event in Melbourne on Monday night. [Read more…]

More Australian Councils Make Climate Emergency Declarations

Three more Australian councils have declared climate emergencies in the past week – Lismore, Wollongong and Launceston. Meanwhile, the Australian Government is reportedly playing silly buggers at an important climate summit. [Read more…]

CBA Offers Home Loan Customers Cash Back For Solar Installations

Commonwealth Bank solar cashback

If you’re a Commonwealth Bank home loan customer who has installed a solar power system (or are about to), you may be eligible for $500 from the bank. [Read more…]

Victorian Government To Boost Renewables Jobs (Cough, Splutter)

VRET and solar jobs

Image: Lily D’Ambrosio via Facebook

Victoria’s Andrews Labor Government has introduced a Bill into parliament to legislate boosting Victoria’s Renewable Energy Target (VRET) to 50 per cent by 2030. This is great, but… [Read more…]

Frankston’s Biggest Solar Power Project Complete

Bayside shopping centre solar energy installation

The final stage of work on a huge solar power system on the rooftop Vicinity Centres’ Bayside shopping centre in Frankston, Victoria is now complete. [Read more…]

SolarQuotes Vodcast Ep. 25 – Sunburnt Solar Panels And Green Minions

Finn and Ronald cover the ongoing solar rebate fiasco in Victoria, a company claiming solar panel failure caused by sunburn, a questionable ad spruiking a super-cheap Sonnen battery deal and more. [Read more…]