Goulburn’s Community Solar Farm Project Progressing

Community solar project - Goulburn

Site of Goulburn’s community-owned solar farm | Image: CE4G

A proposed community majority-owned solar farm in Goulburn, New South Wales is expected to be built next year. [Read more…]

Tweed Shire Council Aims For 50% Solar Power

Solar energy in Tweed Shire

Solar panel image : markusspiske

New South Wales’ Tweed Shire Council has voted to source 25 per cent of its electricity from self-generated solar power by 2022 and potentially half its needs from solar and batteries by 2025. [Read more…]

Australian Solar System Interest Index – November 2017

Australian solar system interest index report

Last month again saw a great deal of activity on the SolarQuotes website from Australians interested in reducing their reliance on mains grid power and slashing their electricity bills through installing solar panels. [Read more…]

More Funding For Cook Islands Renewable Energy Project

Solar power and energy storage in the Cook Islands

Image: Asia Development Bank

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is kicking in $12 million as a grant to help finance part of the Cook Islands Renewable Energy Sector Project.

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ING Funding Clare Solar Farm

Clare Solar Farm

Banking giant ING has announced it is a participant in financing Clare Solar Farm, one of Australia’s largest PV-based power stations.

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Australian Solar Power System Fault Survey

PV Module and System Fault Reporting

Australian solar power system owners who’ve experienced a faulty, poorly installed or underperforming system have been invited to participate in a new national survey.

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Queensland’s Normanton Solar Farm Cranking Up

Normanton Solar Farm

Image: Doug Scouller – Normanton Solar Farm

Houses and businesses in the Normanton area of Queensland’s Gulf Savannah region will soon be primarily powered by electricity produced by the Normanton Solar Farm.

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Solar Energy Helping To Power Water Delivery In Exmouth

Western Australia’s Water Corporation is using solar power to provide energy for pumping bore water to the town of Exmouth.

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CEC : “Big Questions” About The National Energy Guarantee

Large scale renewables under the National Energy GuaranteeAustralia’s Clean Energy Council says it while it has not endorsed the Federal Government’s proposed National Energy Guarantee, it remains open to the idea – but more detail is needed.

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Zen Energy Launches South Australian Gigawatt Program

Zen Energy Gigawatt Program

Image: Zen Energy

Large-scale solar PV, a major battery system, pumped hydro storage and demand response projects were approved by Zen Energy’s Board yesterday morning.

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