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Shell To Acquire Solar Battery Manufacturer Sonnen

Shell to acquire Sonnen

Shell announced on Friday its intention to acquire German battery maker Sonnen – the company will become a wholly owned subsidiary of the fossil fuel giant. 

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NASA Farewells Solar Powered Mars Rover Opportunity

Solar powered Mars rover Opportunity

All good things come to an end, and that includes the mission of the solar powered Mars rover Opportunity.

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Australian Coal Power Will Be Quickly Killed By Low Cost Renewables

Last month the entire country sweltered under an oppressive heatwave — except the half known as Western Australia.  As air conditioner power consumption soared on the 25th, 40% of Victoria’s coal generators failed followed by rolling blackouts. When faced with this incontrovertible evidence of coal’s unreliability, the government dedicated itself to the rapid phaseout of coal under its […]

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Victorian Solar Hot Water Rebate Applications Open Next Week

Solar hot water rebate - Victoria

Victorian home owners will soon be able to apply for rebates of up to $1,000 on solar hot water systems under the Andrews Labor Government’s Solar Homes Package scheme.

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Australia’s Neometals Approaching Lithium-Ion Battery Cell Recycling Goal

Neometals lithium ion battery recycling

Australia’s Neometals Ltd has announced the successful commissioning of stage 1 of its lithium‐ion battery recycling pilot plant – but it’s not here.

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TAS On-Farm Energy Audit And Capital Grant Cash Brought Forward

Cash for solar for Tasmanian farmers

Farmers in Tasmania considering going solar may want to take advantage of the state’s On-Farm Energy Audit and Capital Grant program.

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Solar Panel Validation Initiative A Success

Solar panel validation

The Clean Energy Regulator’s solar panel validation initiative has been a quiet achiever, and now covers more than half the solar panels associated with small-scale technology certificate (STC) claims.

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More Solar Energy For Toll Group In Australia

Solar panels on Toll Express Parcels Bungarribee depot

Transport and logistics giant Toll Group has announced completion of a large rooftop solar array atop the Toll Express Parcels Bungarribee depot in northwest Sydney.

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Solar Powered Boat Pursuing Number One (And Two)

solar powered boat

This Torqeedo powered solar-electric boat will soon go into service, providing free sewage pump-outs for other boats in Westbrook, Connecticut in the USA.

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NSW Government Strikes Back With Battery/ Solar + Storage Support

NSW solar and storage loans

New South Wales’ Berejiklian Government is hoping to win votes with its promise of interest-free loans for solar batteries and solar power + battery systems.

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