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Environment Victoria Pulls Pin On Powershop Partnership

Environment Victoria and Powershop

Fossil fuel major Shell’s acquisition of clean and green electricity retailer Powershop has resulted in Environment Victoria dropping its Powershop partnership like a hot potato.

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Gina Gets It Wrong On Solar (Again)

Gina Rinehart - solar energy

Mining magnate and cattle queen Gina Rinehart has taken another swipe at solar power, and again appears to be working with curious figures.

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WA’s Schools Clean Energy Technology Fund Launched

Solar energy - schools in Western Australia

Western Australia’s McGowan Government has officially launched a fund for installing solar panels, batteries and virtual power plants at public schools across the State.

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Solar Panels On A Flat Roof? Consider East-West Tilts

Solar panels on a flat root - tilts

To maximise the solar energy generated over a year, the perfect roof to install solar panels on in Australia is large, north-facing and inclined at an angle close to the location’s latitude. Panels mounted parallel to this perfect roof will be optimised for annual energy yield, and in most parts of Australia, should seldom need […]

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Tom’s Solar, Battery And EV Tech Struggle – Can You Help?

Tom's solar power tech tussle

Meet Tom, a solar tech tinkerer who’s had a heck of a time getting his solar system’s inverter, home battery, EV charger and other related gear to play nice with each other.

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Shoalhaven Solar Farm Nears Prime Time

Shoalhaven solar farm

It won’t be long before a community-driven solar farm project on the New South Wales South Coast will be helping to power buildings in Sydney.

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Ned’s Mini Electric Review

Ned's electric mini review

SolarQuotes reviews ninja Ned’s test drive of the Mini Electric Cooper SE tempts him to cross over to the dark side and earns a rebuke from Finn. Find out what happened.

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EV Chargers: Single-Phase Vs. Three-Phase

Single phase or three phase for electric car charging

SolarQuotes founder Finn Peacock answers a common electric car charging question: single-phase vs. three-phase chargers – which are better?

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Cities Power Partnership 2021 Climate Awards Winners Announced

Cities Power Partnership 2021 Awards

Australia’s largest local government climate network recognised outstanding council-led initiatives from across the country yesterday in the fourth annual Cities Power Partnership Climate Awards.

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Autonomous Electric Vehicles Trialled At Solar Farm Construction Site

Battery electric Honda AWV

Honda has been putting prototype autonomous battery electric vehicles through their paces at the site of what will be a 120MW solar farm in the US state of New Mexico.

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