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Bastard Thieves Steal Solar Power System From SA’s Stony Point Toilets

Solar theft Whyalla

Whyalla City Council’s CEO is fuming after a small off-grid solar setup was stolen from the toilet block at Stony Point. This is an example of why we can’t have nice things.

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Fourex Beer Now Brewed With A Helping Hand From Solar Energy

Fourex beer - solar power

There will be a bit of sunshine in every Fourex beer thanks to a rooftop solar power system installed at the Castlemaine Perkins brewery in the Brisbane suburb of Milton.

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SolarQuotes Vodcast Episode 20 – Fishy Figures

SolarQuotes Vodcast Episode 20

Finn and Ronald discuss the latest solar panel torture testing results, the Victorian solar rebate (subsidy), rooftop isolators, a forecast based on very dodgy figures and more.

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Australian Standard For Battery Testing Gets Closer

Australian Standard for solar battery testing

Out of my twenty-four 2V, 1200AH batteries, one has developed a fault and is dragging on the whole system. It would be a simple warranty claim except that I have to get the battery tested, and where I live nobody has the equipment needed. As a result of my battery discussions with my installer, I […]

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City Of Sydney (Council) To Vote On Climate Emergency Declaration

City of Sydney Mayor Clover Moore - climate emergency

At the City of Sydney Council meeting this evening councillors will be voting on declaring a climate emergency and putting more pressure on the Federal Government to act on climate change.

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NSW Solar-Battery Interest Free Loans Update

NSW Empowering Homes - Solar Battery Loans

The NSW Government has flagged its interest-free solar-battery loans program – Empowering Homes – could commence towards the end of this year.

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Proposed Winton Wetlands Mokoan Solar Project Announced

Winton Wetlands - Mokoan Solar Project

The Committee of Management of Winton Wetlands in Victoria is calling for expressions of interest from companies to build and operate a proposed large-scale solar farm on part of the site.

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Good People Making Bad Decisions: A ‘Community Solar’ Case Study

A solar power and battery storage decision

The Alternative Technology Association (ATA to its friends) is a wonderful organisation. They started as the Alternative Technology Cooperative in 1980 and ever since they have been urging Australians to think differently and more sustainably about how they use and generate energy.

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Horizon Power To Allow More Solar Installations In Regional Western Australia

Solar energy in regional Western Australia

Western Australia’s government has announced more households and businesses in regional WA will have the opportunity to install rooftop solar panels.

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New CEC Solar Install And Supervise Guidelines Kick In Soon

Solar power system installation and supervision

The Clean Energy Council’s Grid-Connected Solar PV Systems: Install and Supervise Guidelines for Accredited Installers – Version 13 come into play from the beginning of July.

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