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Shakeup For The Australian Rooftop Solar Power Industry

Australian solar reforms

There are some big changes ahead for Australia’s rooftop solar power sector – 13 recommendations from the Clean Energy Regulator to help weed out unscrupulous operators.

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Battery Powered Electric Locomotive For Australian Miner

Electric trains

Roy Hill says it is set to be the first Pilbara miner to use a battery-powered electric locomotive to transport its iron ore to port.

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Can Microinverters Take The Heat?

Microinverter heat tolerance

A black box of electronics sitting beneath a solar panel baking in the hot Australian summer sun. How do microinverters hold up in Australia’s scorching summers?

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Bylong Coal Mine Project Defeated A *Third* Time

KEPCO Bylong coal mine

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. KEPCO did just that and has failed yet again in its efforts to establish a coal mine in New South Wales’ Bylong Valley.

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Solar Power System Inspections – How Often And How Much?

Solar power system inspection and testing

How often should a solar power system be inspected by a suitably qualified professional – and what will it cost? It’s not as frequent or as expensive as some may lead you to believe.

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Solar Panel Sibling For Whipsnade White Lion

White and solar lion - Whipsnade Zoo

The UK’s largest zoo is embarking on a solar power project with a difference; emulating its iconic chalk white lion landmark.

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More Solar Panels For East Grampians Health Service Soon

East Grampians Health Service and solar power

Victoria’s East Grampians Health Service is one of nine organisations in the region to share in $1.1 million of State Government cash to install solar power on buildings.

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States With The Most Renewables Have The Cheapest Wholesale Electricity

Wholesale electricity spot prices in the two Australian states with the most renewable energy generation — South Australia and Tasmania — are the lowest in the nation and have been for years.  This is good news for anyone who prefers clean energy over dirty. That is everyone who isn’t evil, an idiot, or both.

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Solar Power Prices: Australia Vs. USA

Comparing solar prices - USA vs. Australia

A push by the USA’s solar industry for better policies is a reminder of why Australia is still very much the lucky country for small-scale commercial and home solar power.

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Stella Vita: Solar Powered “Self-Sustaining House On Wheels” 

Stella Vita - solar powered RV

The Netherlands’ Eindhoven University of Technology’s Solar Team Eindhoven has the taken the wraps off its latest solar powered electric vehicle.

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