Redflow Battery System Managing Heritage Building Peak Energy Demand

Redflow ZBM2 batteries - Darling Building Adelaide

Energy supply challenges for the renovated Darling Building in Adelaide were solved through the use of an energy storage system with batteries supplied by Australian company Redflow. [Read more…]

Victoria’s Solar Homes Package Rebate Program – Reactions

Solar Homes Package

Image : Solar Victoria

The new solar rebate announced by the Andrews Labor Government on Sunday has been getting a lot of attention – we’ve certainly noticed increased activity originating in Victoria here on SolarQuotes. [Read more…]

Mars Solar Rover Still Silent

Mars rover Opportunity

Image: NASA

Is this the end for the plucky little solar powered Mars rover Opportunity? Even if it has bit the dust, Opportunity has given far more than was originally expected of it. [Read more…]

Abbott Backs ACCC’s Call For Solar Subsidy Axing

Tony Abbott - solar subsidies

Tony Abbott | Image: via Facebook

Shock, horror. Tony Abbott has embraced the ACCC’s recommendation to axe Australia’s solar subsidy early. [Read more…]

German Pilot Solar Panel Recycling Plant A Success

Solar panel recycling

An industrial solar panel recycling plant built in Germany as a pilot project has performed well according to the European Commission’s Community Research and Development Information Service (CORDIS). [Read more…]

Nissan JV Company Accelerates Electric Vehicle And Solar Power Plans

Dongfeng Motor Company Limited (DFL)

Image: Nissan

Dongfeng Motor Company Limited (DFL) says it will accelerate its “Green 2022 Plan”, which will see 20 electrified vehicle models by 2022, plus three solar farms developed. [Read more…]

Sun Metals’ Solar Farm Officially Opened

Sun Metals Solar Farm

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk officially opened the Sun Metals Solar Farm on Tuesday, a huge facility incorporating more than 1.3 million solar panels. [Read more…]

Mixed Messages On The Future Of Australia’s Solar Subsidy

Australia's solar subsidy

Is there any real threat of the subsidy for home and small commercial solar power systems being thrown off a cliff – and very soon? It depends on who you listen to. [Read more…]

SunPower : AC Solar Panels Are The Future

SunPower AC Modules

SunPower’s CEO has said AC solar panels are the future, but will its AC modules have a future here in Australia? Local SunPower fans might think even a present would be good for starters. [Read more…]

ACCC Peddles Solar Subsidy Axing To Nationals, Liberals Next

Australia's solar subsidy facing the axe?

Image: Momentmal

The ACCC’s Rod Sims yesterday briefed National Party MPs on a suite of recommendations on electricity affordability, including the premature axing of Australia’s solar subsidy. [Read more…]