Solar Quotes Blog

The Return Of Plug-In Solar – SolarGaps

Solar Gaps Blinds

These solar blinds are an interesting idea for self-generating electricity and have been creating a bit of buzz, but it’s doubtful we’ll be seeing them used legally in Australia as a plug-in device.

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Community Solar Power Funding Opportunity In WA’s Avon River Basin

Grants for solar power in Western Australia's wheatbelt

Grants that can be used towards community solar energy projects are up for grabs in the Avon River Basin region of Western Australia.

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Solar Industry Helps Boy With Laser Create Cuddly Creatures For Benefit Of Society

Bumble is a boy with a mission. He uses an array of tools including a “laser” to produce animal like creations that bring joy to sick children.

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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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