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First Lismore Community Solar Array Up And Running

Solar energy project - Lismore City Council

A significant solar power system installation on Lismore’s Goonellabah Sports & Aquatic Centre is now operational, helping Lismore City Council towards its renewable energy goal.

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SolarWorld AG Files For Insolvency (Updated)

SolarWorld insolvency

UPDATE: October 16.  In August, an agreement was signed for the purchase and transfer of SolarWorld AG, SolarWorld Industries Sachsen GmbH, SolarWorld Innovations GmbH and SolarWorld Industries Thüringen GmbH by SolarWorld Industries GmbH. In Australia, we call it ‘phoenixing’ when a company files for insolvency and then gets bought out by a new company with […]

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Solar Panels Vs. Nature – Hail

Solar power at NREL

A National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) facility in Golden, Colorado was witness to an unscheduled test provided by Mother Nature of large hailstones pummeling its solar panels.

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Solar Frontier Panels On Shell HQ In Thailand

Solar power system - Shell, Thailand

CIS solar panel manufacturer Solar Frontier has announced the completion of a PV system installation project atop two buildings at Shell’s headquarters in Thailand.

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Solar Owners Secure As Electricity Prices & Solar Feed-In Tariffs Rise

April 2016 and 2017 Wholesale Electricity Prices

Australians don’t pay the highest electricity prices in the world, but we’re working on it. 

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Federal Budget Confirms Cash For Solar Thermal In Port Augusta

Solar thermal power station - Port Augusta

There will be many happy folks in the South Australian city of Port Augusta this morning after last night’s Budget confirmed investment support for a solar thermal power station project.

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Buffett’s Big Appetite For Solar Power

Warren Buffet - Solar Power

Multi-billionaire Warren Buffett is looking to splash more cash on wind energy and solar power projects – billions of dollars he says. As for coal, he’s less than bullish.

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SolarQuotes Reaches Major Milestone

SolarQuotes milestone

May 9, 2017 – Adelaide, Australia. On Saturday evening, the quote counter on popular Australian solar power resources site SolarQuotes ticked over to reach 300,000.

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Turning Air Pollution Into An Energy Source With Solar

Power from pollution with solar energy

Researchers are developing a solar powered device that cleans up polluted air and in the process, creates a renewable fuel – hydrogen.

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Tamworth Regional Council To Vote On More Solar

Solar power - Tamworth Council

Tamworth Regional Council is considering a $248,000 solar energy and LED project that will reportedly save it  $84,000 a year on electricity bills.

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