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Posted on May 29, 2014
Has your solar power inverter been checked?   As part of the maintenance of your solar power system, Energy Safe Victoria recommends that an anti-islanding test is performed every year.   This refers to checking the vital...
Posted on May 02, 2014
Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd (or more simply, Suntech) has been acquired by Shunfeng Photovoltaic as part of a $519 million deal. Suntech, which has been a major supplier of solar power products in Australia for years, will once again join the...
Posted on April 01, 2014
The cost of installing solar power may soon increase as the Government reviews the future of Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET). A decision by the Government to reduce or scrap the RET could have a dramatic effect on solar power...
Posted on March 31, 2014
A report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has revealed disturbing results from a major assessment on global warming – adding to worldwide concern about the future of our planet. The report, which is the product of...
Posted on October 07, 2013
In response to the article in The West We at Solargain understand Western Australian Minister for Energy Mike Nahan’s view on west facing solar panels to accommodate the afternoon peak energy load as everyone returns home and flicks on the air...
Posted on October 07, 2013
Tens of thousands of households are being urged to put solar panels on the western side of their homes in a bid to cut power bills and rein in rampantly expensive peak-energy capacity. With solar uptake rates in Perth running at about 2000...
Posted on September 25, 2013
In another major step towards reducing the planet’s carbon emissions, Solargain will plant one tree for every 100kw of solar installed across their entire Australian network. During the next six months, Solargain will support the Carbon...
Posted on August 14, 2013
In celebration of the government’s recent decision to withdraw a cut in the solar feed-in tariff, we’re sharing a letter we’ve written to our scores of customers and supporters... Western Australia’s largest solar panel company Solargain welcomes...
Posted on June 18, 2013
The ACT 1 for 1 solar feed in tariff will be abolished, and a 7.5c per kWh net feed in tariff will apply for new connections from July 1, 2013. For existing solar generators and those beating the deadline, ActewAGL will continue to honour the 1 for...
Posted on April 05, 2013
The number of Australian homes with solar rooftops has passed the million mark, according to figures from the Clean Energy Regulator. Clean Energy Council Chief Executive David Green said this meant approximately 2.5 million Australians now lived...

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