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Jinko Solar Panels For Fish Farm Projects

Jinko solar panels

Jinko Solar has inked a deal with Jing Bei New Energy that will see the PV giant supply 100MW of its solar panels for use in two fish farm projects in China.

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LG Introduces 20.8% Efficient LG NeON R Panel With 25 Year Replacement Warranty

LG Solar has introduced a new high efficiency solar panel they call the LG NeON R.

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Solar PV Power Employed 3 Million+ People In 2016

Jobs in solar power and renewables

A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency  (IRENA) reveals solar photovoltaic (PV) power was the largest employer in the renewable energy sector in 2016, with 3.095 million jobs – up 12% from 2015.

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Australia’s Top 10 Postcodes For Solar – May Update

Top Solar Postcodes - Australia

The most recent data from Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator shows Queensland and Western Australia postcodes still entirely dominating the top 10 rankings for total numbers of installed small scale solar power systems.

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Solar Power Enlisted To Help Keep Wind Farms Free Of Bird Poop

solar powered scarecrow

Bird poop, aka guano, presents major headaches for offshore wind farm operators – but this solar powered gizmo is apparently proving to be very successful in keeping birds at bay.

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Fresh Warnings On Adani’s Carmichael Coal Mine

Galilee Basin Coal - Australia

The Climate Council and Oxfam have again warned that the Adani Carmichael coal mine in Queensland’s Galilee Basin represents a major conflict with Australia’s commitment to addressing climate change.

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Tesla Solar Roofs Are Very Expensive And Their Warranty Is Far From Infinite

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In October last year, Tesla announced they were making tiles with built-in solar cells that would allow a roof to generate electricity without the need for solar panels.  Installations of these solar roofs will start in the United States in June and you can go to Tesla’s Australian site and slap down a $1,310 deposit […]

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Switzerland Votes For More Renewables And Nuclear Power Phase Out

Nuclear power station - Switzerland

Swiss voters have endorsed Energy Strategy 2050, a government plan that will see renewables including wind and solar power beefed up and nuclear power phased out in the country.

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Western Australian Museum Construction About To Get Under Way

Western Australian Museum - Solar Power

The first sod of soil was turned at the site of the new Western Australian Museum yesterday, a huge project that will also incorporate a solar power aspect.

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Electricity Bills Are Rising Because Of A Lack of Competition And Coalition Opposition To Renewables

ronald in scooby style unveiling

Australia’s grid electricity prices are about to soar so high they’ll probably suffer from altitude sickness.  Households in all states, with the possible exception of Tasmania, are looking at increases in electricity bills of roughly 20% over the next two to three years.

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