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PM Morrison Admonishes School Strike 4 Climate Action

School Strike For Climate Action

Thousands of Australian school students may ditch school on Friday and head to parliament to protest lack of action on climate change and renewable energy.

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Utility Scale Solar A Bright Spot For SMA In Australia

SMA inverters - solar power in Australia

SMA Solar Technology AG says the company will have commissioned 1.8GW of solar inverter capacity associated with utility scale projects in Australia this year. 

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Why Spending $100m On Coal To Hydrogen Project Is Stupid

The Federal and Victorian Governments are spending $100 million building a Japanese coal to hydrogen demonstration plant.  That’s $50 million each.  Before any of you get upset at the cost, I’ll mention I originally thought it was $500 million, so we’re already $400 million better off than I thought we were a few hours ago.  At […]

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Recent Redflow Energy Storage News

Redflow ZCell and ZBM2 battery storage

Australia’s Redflow has signed a supply deal in Victoria for 32 of its ZBM2 batteries, and is working towards ZCell’s inclusion under South Australia’s Home Battery Scheme. 

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More Sunny Days Ahead For Home Solar Power In Victoria

Andrews Labor Govvernment and solar power

With Labor to remain at the helm in Victoria, it now has solar power and other renewable energy commitments to make good on.

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TAFE SA To Train Sonnen Battery Installers

Sonnen battery installation training

TAFE SA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with German battery maker Sonnen to be the preferred accredited training partner of Sonnen solar battery installers.

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Study: NSW Coal Power To Kill Thousands

NSW Coal Power Kills

A new report claims air pollution created by coal-fired power stations in New South Wales causes hundreds of premature deaths in the state every year.

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Help! I Bought Solar But My Bills Are Still High

In this post you will discover: Why – if you want tiny bills – buying a solar power system is about more than buying a good system from a reputable installer. How to quickly estimate if any solar panel array is working well in 3 minutes, with or without monitoring. How to work out if […]

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The Good Solar Guide: Now Available Online For Free

In June I published everything I know about buying solar in Australia as a full-on, professionally edited and published book. We had a big, posh book launch – opened by the SA Environment Minister and I’m happy to report that the book has been selling steadily ever since.

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Tasmania Solar Feed-In Tariff Review Completed

Tasmania solar feed in tariff review

The results of the Tasmanian Government’s review of the state’s solar feed-in tariffs will be of particular interest to those still on the generous 1:1 premium Transitional FiT.

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