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Hopes Solar Will Help Save Struggling Tourist Park

Gascoyne Junction Tourist Park

Western Australia’s McGowan Government is kicking in for half the cost of a new solar power system for the struggling Gascoyne Junction Tourist Park.

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Alleged Battery Thieves Arrested

Deep cycle battery theft

If you’ve recently bought a pre-owned deep cycle battery in the Gold Coast region that looks like one of the above, read on.

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Solar Telemarketing Complaints Plummet

Solar telemarketing

Telemarketers peddling solar power systems are getting the message about playing by the rules according to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).

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Big Solar In Victoria – Statistics

Solar farms in Victoria

With so much large scale solar activity going on in Australia over the last few years, it can be hard to keep track of it all. The Victorian Government has recently made it easier to see projects in that state.

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Myocum Solar Farm Hopefuls Shortlisted

Dingo Lane Solar Farm, Myocum - Byron Shire

New South Wales’ Byron Shire Council has chosen five companies to progress to the design and construction documentation stage of its proposed 5MW solar farm at Myocum.

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Clean Energy Regulator Compliance Activity Update

Clean Energy Regulator compliance activities

Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator yesterday published an update on its compliance activities covering the period January 1 – March 31 this year.

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Regional Victorian Councils Go Public With EV Charger Strategy

charger locations Victoria

Regional Victoria is awash with public EV charging stations if you happen to be a Tesla owner. An April report by the Central Victorian Greenhouse Alliance says if Tesla charging stations (only usable by cars of the same marque) are excluded from an assessment of that state’s charging infrastructure, EV drivers face coverage gaps away […]

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The Grid Wants To Control Your Solar Inverter — But Only For Good, Not Evil

good & evil tattoos

On the 30th of April the AEMO or — as it’s known by the long-winded — Australian Energy Market Operator, published a significant report called Renewable Integration Study 1.  A few people read the summary and then wrote articles on how the grid wants to take control of people’s solar inverters; switching them on and […]

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Trina Solar Enters Enforceable Undertaking With Clean Energy Regulator

Trina Solar - Clean Energy Regulator

In what appears to be a faux pas rather than an attempt at fraud, Trina Solar (Australia) Pty Ltd has copped a rap over the knuckles for a solar panel certification slip-up.

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Glen Eira City Council Commits To Net Zero Emissions Targets

City of Glen Eira carbon emissions reduction

Melbourne’s Glen Eira City Council has committed to corporate zero net emissions by 2025 and zero net community emissions by 2030.

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