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Gem Of A Solar + Storage Project For Townsville Catholic Diocese

Gem Energy - solar and battery storage

GEM Energy has been selected to deliver a $20 million solar power and Tesla battery storage project for the Townsville Catholic Education Office.

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Wyndham City’s Solar Rollout Progress

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Victoria’s Wyndham City local government area is facing challenging times with COVID-19, but a bit of good news has been Council’s progress on solar power.

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Have Your Say On Proposed Solar Export Charges

Solar export charges

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) is calling for submissions on proposed changes to National Electricity Rules, including allowing for charges to be whacked on those who export solar electricity.

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Renewable Newstead Solar Farm Project Update

Newstead solar farm

The town of Newstead in Central Victoria is another step close to achieving its ambitious solar energy goals.

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Coles Going Bananas Over Solar

Coles and solar energy

That should probably read going solar for bananas1 – but anyhow. A new facility in Melbourne with the capacity to ripen 350 million pieces of fruit every year is being powered with solar energy.

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Victoria’s Solar Rebates For Landlords Are Good News For Tenants Too

Solar Rebate For Rental Properties in Victoria

I have good news for landlords and renters in Victoria.  The state government is handing out free money to landlords:  a $1,850 rebate on solar panels for rental properties that meet the requirements.  In addition, $1,850 can be borrowed as a zero-interest loan, paid off over four years at $38.54 per month. If the renter […]

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More Solar Panels For SA’s Mitcham Council

Mitcham Council - solar energy

Adelaide’s City of Mitcham has beefed up its solar power capacity with the installation of panels at four facilities that will save hundreds of thousands of dollars over the next decade.

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LG *Not* Exiting Solar Business

LG Solar news

There have been a few interesting LG news items over the last week or so in relation to the company’s solar and energy storage activities. Here’s a summary.

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Solar Energy Rollout For Hunter Water

Solar energy - Hunter Water

New South Wales’ Berejiklian government is investing more than $15 million for the installation of solar power and other renewable energy systems at Hunter Water facilities.

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Victorian Government Wants Solar Panels On More Rental Homes

Solar power for renters in Victoria

An expansion of Victoria’s Solar Homes program is providing landlords with an interest-free loan in addition to the state’s generous solar subsidy.

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