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La Trobe University’s Solar Stadium Earns Green Credentials

La Trobe Sports Stadium - solar power

La Trobe University’s Sports Stadium, located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora, has been awarded “6 Star Green Star Design and As Built v1.2 certified” by the Green Building Council of Australia.

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Blue Mountains City Council Reaping The Rewards Of Solar Energy

Solar power - Blue Mountains

New South Wales’ Blue Mountains City Council says its lighting and solar power projects are making great environmental and financial sense.

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AGL Coughs Up Cash For (Alleged) Faulty Meter Fix Failures

AGL penalties - electricity meter faults

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) announced yesterday three AGL retailers have paid penalties amounting to $160,000 for allegedly not fixing faulty electricity meters promptly.

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Tesla Model 3 Review: Great Car, Ridiculous Claimed Range

My boss, Finn, gave me a nice little Christmas present this year.  A Tesla Model 3 electric car…

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First Look At The Tesla Solar Inverter

Tesla Solar Inverter

Tesla recently took the wraps off its solar inverter. There’s not much information available on it yet, but here’s what we know.

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Australian Trial Protecting Pears With Solar Panels

Protecting pears with solar panels

Researchers at Tatura SmartFarm in Victoria are tinkering with using solar panels to protect fruit trees from extreme heat events – one of the many potential applications for agrivoltaics.

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Polysilicon Giant Daqo Responds To Forced Labour Concerns

Daqo New Energy - forced labour allegations

One of the world’s largest producers of a key material for solar panels, polysilicon, has addressed concerns its operations may be benefiting from forced labour.

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Victoria Solar Homes Program Update

Victoria Solar Homes Program

December 2020 was a big month for Victoria’s very popular Solar Homes program, with thousands more applications lodged and systems installed.

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End Of An Era For FPL Coal Power In Florida

Coal power in Florida

The USA’s largest electricity gentailer, Florida Power & Light, has closed down its last coal fired power station in the state.

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Winaico Gemini Solar Panels For Australia In February

Winaico Gemini solar panels

Winaico says its new Gemini solar panels will be available to Australian customers starting next month. The Gemini range consists of two panels, both featuring 9 busbars, half-cut cell design and reflective wires to reduce internal resistance.

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