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Utility-Scale Solar + Energy Storage Project For Nauru

Nauru solar battery project

The Government of Nauru is receiving a USD $22 million grant from the Asian Development Bank for a solar + storage project that will provide a huge boost to the tiny nation’s renewable energy capacity.

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Blue Mountains City Council Aiming For Carbon Neutrality

Solar power - Blue Mountains City Council

New South Wales’ Blue Mountains City Council has set a goal of becoming carbon neutral by the end of 2025 – and solar energy will play a role.

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SolarQuotes Vodcast Episode 32 – Days Of Wine And Panels

SolarQuotes vodcast episode 32

Finn and Ronald discuss battery fails, AusNet forcing new solar households onto ToU, hydrogen hype, LG’s new AC solar panel and more.

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Somerset Regional Council Cranking Up Solar Deployment

Solar energy - Somerset Regional Council

Queensland’s Somerset Regional Council is embracing solar power and will expand its capacity significantly in the near future.

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QLD Solar For Rentals Bit Of A Fizzer?

Solar power for renters in Queensland

The Queensland Government’s Solar For Rentals trial for the private market kicked off in March this year. Uptake to the end of the financial year was less than stellar.

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Victoria’s AusNet Forces New Solar Homes On Time-Of-Use Tariff For 12 Months

AusNet - solar power and time of use tariff

AusNet Services — formally known as SP AusNet — is a Victorian Electricity distributor1 that covers most of Victoria east of Melbourne, along with some of Melbourne’s outer suburbs. If you get rooftop solar panels installed, AusNet will force you to change to a time-of-use tariff regardless of your personal preference.  So I guess your […]

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Cutting Red Tape For Solar And Energy Storage In New South Wales

Solar and storage - New South Wales

The New South Wales Government wants to make it easier to install battery storage and commercial-scale solar energy systems – and is inviting feedback on proposed planning policy changes.

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Crunch Time For Australian Rooftop Solar: AEMC

AEMC - Rooftop solar power

Rooftop solar penetration has reached a stage in Australia where big decisions need to be made by electricity distribution network businesses says the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC).

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Alpha-ESS Opens New SA Battery Assembly Facility, Partners On VPP

Alpha-ESS solar batteries

Solar battery manufacturer Alpha-ESS is pumping up production at a new assembly plant in Adelaide’s south and also partnering in a new virtual power plant (VPP).

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JinkoSolar Pledges To Power Operations With 100% Renewable Electricity

JinkoSolar - RE100

Solar panel manufacturing giant JinkoSolar is among a bunch of companies that have recently signed on to the RE100 initiative.

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