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Posted on June 30, 2015
Winner at the Photon Yield Test for the Second Year Running The results are in. Hanwha Q Cells has taken out the number one spot in the annual Photon Yield Test – again! Q CELLS’ Q.PRO-G2 235Wp already earned the title of number one yielding...
Posted on June 16, 2015
Solar Power Installations Triple in Less than Two Years When it comes to renewables, our Kiwi friends across the Tasman are taking it right up to us. Solar power system installations in New Zealand have soared 220 per cent in 18 months. In...
Posted on June 08, 2015
The solar power market in India is just about to go boom. A National Renewable Energy Policy is in the works that promises to boost power generation and supply, tariff rates, grid usage and raise much needed capital investment. Read the...
Posted on June 08, 2015
Western Australia has undergone a solar revolution of sorts in recent times, with as many as one in five homes now proudly crowned with solar panels on their rooftops. A report released by the WA Greens in early June using new figures from the...
Posted on May 22, 2015
Western Australian households will soon have to budget for an increase in electricity costs, as of July 1. WA Treasurer Dr Mike Nahan recently handed down the 2015 WA State Budget outlining a 4.5% increase to the cost of electricity – well above...
Posted on May 04, 2015
Can you guess which country led the European Union last year in solar power installations? If you guessed sunny Spain or balmy Italy, you’d be wrong. The solar power king of Europe is, in fact, the United Kingdom – a land often shrouded in clouds...
Posted on May 04, 2015
The not-for-profit group CORENA (Citizens Own Renewable Energy Network Australia) is now starting on their fifth solar installation for an Australian charity in the space of just two years. CORENA, established in April 2013, recognised that many...
Posted on March 13, 2015
Google has made its largest investment into renewable energy to date, injecting $300 million into SolarCity’s residential solar project. The tech giant has shown increasing urgency in getting on the renewable energy bandwagon, having already made...
Posted on March 13, 2015
Solar farms are well and truly in vogue, it appears, with yet another planned for development – this time in central western Queensland. Community consultations are underway for the $55 million Barcaldine solar farm, expected to generate more than...
Posted on February 21, 2015
The largest solar farm in the country, and possibly the world, is set to be built in Queensland. After approval was given by the Toowoomba Regional Council earlier this week, the construction of the solar farm will be staged at the 5,000 hectare...

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