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Natural Gas Blamed For Rising Electricity Prices But Is Not the Main Villain

lady looking at electricity price rise graph

Last week I wrote about how electricity prices in Australia are about to shoot so high the International Space Station will have to take evasive action.  It appears it’s not enough for the electricity sector to make Australians pay ridiculous prices, they are going to force us to go right to ludicrous.

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CEC Announces Solar Module De-Listing

Solar panel de-listing - CEC

The Clean Energy Council (CEC), the peak body for the clean energy industry in Australia, has for the first time openly communicated the de-listing of solar panels from its Approved Product List.

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Sunshine Coast Solar Farm Fully Operational Soon

Sunshine Coast Solar Farm

The 15 megawatt Sunshine Coast Solar Farm in Valdora, Queensland, powered by Trina Solar panels, is on track to be fully operational within the next couple of months.

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Solar Power Art – Sunscribes Solar Printing

Sunscribes Solar Printing

This U.S company creates impressive commercial signage and art works using simple tools and the sun’s energy, in a process called solar printing.

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The Return Of Plug-In Solar – SolarGaps

Solar Gaps Blinds

These solar blinds are an interesting idea for self-generating electricity and have been creating a bit of buzz, but it’s doubtful we’ll be seeing them used legally in Australia as a plug-in device.

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Community Solar Power Funding Opportunity In WA’s Avon River Basin

Grants for solar power in Western Australia's wheatbelt

Grants that can be used towards community solar energy projects are up for grabs in the Avon River Basin region of Western Australia.

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Solar Industry Helps Boy With Laser Create Cuddly Creatures For Benefit Of Society

Bumble is a boy with a mission. He uses an array of tools including a “laser” to produce animal like creations that bring joy to sick children.

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First Lismore Community Solar Array Up And Running

Solar energy project - Lismore City Council

A significant solar power system installation on Lismore’s Goonellabah Sports & Aquatic Centre is now operational, helping Lismore City Council towards its renewable energy goal.

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SolarWorld AG Files For Insolvency (Updated)

SolarWorld insolvency

UPDATE: October 16.  In August, an agreement was signed for the purchase and transfer of SolarWorld AG, SolarWorld Industries Sachsen GmbH, SolarWorld Innovations GmbH and SolarWorld Industries Thüringen GmbH by SolarWorld Industries GmbH. In Australia, we call it ‘phoenixing’ when a company files for insolvency and then gets bought out by a new company with […]

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Solar Panels Vs. Nature – Hail

Solar power at NREL

A National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) facility in Golden, Colorado was witness to an unscheduled test provided by Mother Nature of large hailstones pummeling its solar panels.

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