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Posted on October 09, 2014
Solar panel installations in August were slightly up compared to figures from last year, demonstrating the country’s consistent approval and uptake of residential solar power, including solar panels and inverters. Compared to 2013, solar panel...
Posted on October 08, 2014
Arguably, solar power has never had the opportunity to look so sexy (and move so fast). The BMW i8 is the German manufacturer’s new hybrid supercar and perhaps the most up-to-date interpretation of futuristic sports car technology in the world....
Posted on September 22, 2014
In the northeast of Victoria is a small town named Yackandandah, with big ambitions. The leafy town is aiming to become the country’s first to use nothing but renewable energy to power residents’ homes, businesses as well as community buildings...
Posted on September 22, 2014
Japanese solar panels floating on water will soon become a common sight in the land of the rising sun, as the nation plans to move away from nuclear power and invest in safer renewable sources. Kyocera Corp, a major Japanese solar panels company...
Posted on September 22, 2014
The Australian Energy Storage Council, formed in part by the Australian Solar Council is a new industry body that will represent the interests of the energy storage sector in Australia. John Grimes, the current Chief of the Australian Solar...
Posted on September 09, 2014
Gas prices in Melbourne as well as greater Victoria are set to soar, according to a report from the Consumer Utilities Advocacy Centre. The cost of Melbourne gas prices has been steadily climbing since 2008, increasing by an enormous 66 percent and...
Posted on September 08, 2014
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s ‘environmental performance’, that is, his decisions, policy and perceived attitude towards the environment in Australia has been examined by Alexander White in an opinion piece on The Guardian. White, a...
Posted on September 08, 2014
Canberra solar power has made significant strides, with the recent opening of the Royalla Solar Farm, billed as Australia’s largest. Made up of over 80,000 solar panels, the 20 megawatt site will advance Canberra solar power generation...
Posted on September 08, 2014
Tata Power Solar, India’s largest integrated solar company, in conjunction with solar analyst, Bridge to India have prepared a comprehensive report examining the potential road ahead for solar power in India, and the figures are amazing....
Posted on September 01, 2014
Talks of initiating a Victorian Renewable Energy Target are gaining momentum in the wake of the Abbott Government’s apparent motivation to abolish or significantly reduce the Commonwealth Renewable Energy Target (RET). Spearheaded by The Greens, it...

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