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Capacity mechanism report released

01 August, 2022

The Energy Security Board's discussion report into its proposed electricity capacity mechanism has been released.


REMONDIS Australia embraces solar power

26 July, 2022

The company will be switching to solar power for its sites around the country, doubling the amount of energy it uses from renewable sources this year.


Upcycling solar panels into thermoelectrics

04 July, 2022

A Singapore research team has developed technology that upcycles old, expired solar panels into heat-harvesting electricity materials.


SA Water goes solar for pipeline

17 June, 2022

The Murray Bridge pipeline in South Australia is now being powered by thousands of solar panels.


Vast Solar to co-develop Aurora Energy Project

16 June, 2022

An agreement between Vast Solar and 1414 Degrees will see the two companies working to develop the concentrated solar power plant.


Boundary Power Solar Qube standalone power system

30 May, 2022

The Boundary Power Solar Qube is a standalone power system is designed to replace traditional powerlines with an off-grid clean energy source.


Honeycomb design increases ultrathin solar panel efficiency

22 April, 2022

The innovative honeycomb design enables light absorption from any angle and traps light inside the solar cell, enabling more energy to be generated.


Researchers convert solar energy to electricity on demand

12 April, 2022

Researchers in Sweden have developed a system that can store the sun's energy as a liquid for up to 18 years and then convert it into electricity when needed.


Australia sees record-breaking year for battery storage

28 March, 2022

Australia continues to expand its energy storage capacity through the installation of both residential and large-scale grid batteries.


Fluence, ReNew announce JV to boost energy storage in India

21 January, 2022

Global energy storage technology and services provider Fluence and renewable energy company ReNew have announced an agreement to form a new company to meet the needs of local customers across India.


Solar cells get thinner, tougher and more efficient

20 January, 2022

Rice University engineers have achieved a new benchmark in the design of atomically thin solar cells made of semiconducting perovskites.


Thought Leaders 2022: Jason Venning

09 December, 2021

The FIMER Country Manager shares an insightful discussion about the solar industry's growth forecast and the impact of the pandemic on recruitment and strategies.


NSW club expects three-year payback with 215 kWp solar system

06 December, 2021

The Milton Ulladulla ExServos Club is hoping to reduce power consumption by half and save $70K a year in energy costs with the installation of a 215 kWp solar system.


Revised solar standard to promote safety, improve compliance

23 November, 2021

Standards Australia has published a revised solar standard with an aim to support users in meeting compliance requirements and promote consumer safety.


Net zero within reach for Melbourne's buildings

12 November, 2021

New modelling predicts buildings in the City of Melbourne could provide 74% of their own electricity needs if solar technology is fully integrated into roofs, walls and windows.


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