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Act Now On Emissions Says Farmers For Climate Action

Farmers for Climate Action - FCA

A group representing thousands of farmers across Australia is demanding the Federal Government takes “swift and decisive action” to rein in the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions.

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Beryl Solar Plant Now Supplying Electricity For Sydney Metro

Beryl Solar Plant

Beryl Solar Plant in NSW is complete and has commenced commercial operations, delivering electricity for Sydney Metro.

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Greens Pushing Harder For Early Closure Of Yallourn Power Station

Yallourn Power Station

The Victorian Greens are using the recommendations of a report on emission reduction targets to back their call for closing Yallourn Power Station early.

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QBE Commits To 100% Renewable Electricity

QBE renewable energy

Insurance giant QBE has joined the RE100 initiative and pledged to source “100 per cent” renewable electricity for its operations around the world by the end of 2025.

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6.6 kW Solar System: How Many Solar Panels?

Solar panels - 6.6kW system

If someone casually asks me how much solar they should install, I may simply tell them they should fill their roof with as much capacity as they reasonably can.  But after learning the details, I often recommend installing as close to 6.66 kilowatts as possible.

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Australian Solar Systems Interest Index – June 2019

auSSII solar report - June 2019

Did the high level of interest in advanced solar power system monitoring we saw in April continue in May? Find out in our latest Australian Solar Systems Interest Index (auSSII) report.

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Inner West Council Dumps All Fossil Fuel Investments

Fossil fuel divestment - Sydne

New South Wales’ Inner West Council announced yesterday it is the first council in the state to be totally divested from fossil fuels.

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Isaac Regional Council Considering Floating PV

floating solar power system

Queensland’s Isaac Regional Council has given the green light for investigating the potential of using floating solar power system installations on its water assets.

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EPC Partner For Whyalla’s Cultana Solar Farm Announced

Cultana Solar Farm - South Australia

SIMEC Energy Australia has inked the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the Cultana Solar Farm project in South Australia – but it’s not with an Australian company.

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SolarQuotes Vodcast Episode 18 –  Shonky Solar And Tortured Inverters

SolarQuotes vodcast episode 18

Episode 18 sees Finn and Ronald discussing the ABC’s recent 7.30 report on solar in Australia, new features on SolarQuotes’ installer reviews pages, inverter torture testing results and more.

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