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Solar Analytics Plan Optimiser Unravels Complex Electricity Tariffs

Nigel Morris, who heads up business development at Solar Analytics, readily admits electricity plan comparison products aren’t usually particularly exciting. Still, it’s clear talking to Morris that Solar Analytics is excited about its recently-launched Plan Optimiser, and Morris reckons both subscribers and solar installers will be as well.

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Corporate “Greenwashers” Failing Renewables Test

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While many of Australia’s top emitting ASX200 companies have set carbon neutral targets, few have committed to switching to 100% renewable electricity says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.

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Biden Wants US To Go 40% Solar By 2035

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You may have noticed the US President is looking less orange these days.  Now that “sleepy” Joe Biden is in the White House’s egg-shaped office, American climate change policy is moving in the right direction.

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Growatt Inverter Recall In Australia

Growatt inverter recall - Australia

Hundreds of 8kW Growatt solar inverters sold in Australia are subject to a recall due to an electrical safety standards issue.

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Lord Howe Island Solar Hybrid Project Done And Dusted

Lord Howe Island - Solar Microgrid

More than seven years after the project was originally announced, Lord Howe Island’s completed Hybrid Renewable Energy Project has been handed over to the Island’s Board.

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Shakeup For The Australian Rooftop Solar Power Industry

Australian solar reforms

There are some big changes ahead for Australia’s rooftop solar power sector – 13 recommendations from the Clean Energy Regulator to help weed out unscrupulous operators.

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Battery Powered Electric Locomotive For Australian Miner

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Roy Hill says it is set to be the first Pilbara miner to use a battery-powered electric locomotive to transport its iron ore to port.

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Can Microinverters Take The Heat?

Microinverter heat tolerance

A black box of electronics sitting beneath a solar panel baking in the hot Australian summer sun. How do microinverters hold up in Australia’s scorching summers?

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Bylong Coal Mine Project Defeated A *Third* Time

KEPCO Bylong coal mine

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. KEPCO did just that and has failed yet again in its efforts to establish a coal mine in New South Wales’ Bylong Valley.

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Solar Power System Inspections – How Often And How Much?

Solar power system inspection and testing

How often should a solar power system be inspected by a suitably qualified professional – and what will it cost? It’s not as frequent or as expensive as some may lead you to believe.

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