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NSW South Coast gains its first community battery

17 April, 2024

The Shell Cove battery is one of 54 batteries currently being rolled out across Endeavour's network.

Untapped solar could achieve billions in savings

17 April, 2024

UNSW research has found that people living in apartments, social housing and private rental houses are missing out on $9.3bn per year in potential cost savings.

Billion-dollar boost for local solar PV

12 April, 2024

The Solar Sunshot program aims to grow domestic solar PV manufacturing while providing a pathway for the commercialisation of homegrown solar innovation.

Diverse battery technologies trialled in remote WA

28 March, 2024

ARENA will supply $2.85 million in funding to trial two novel long-duration batteries at remote microgrids in Western Australia.

Printed flexible solar cells expand possibilities for photovoltaics

21 March, 2024

The portable cells can be used in construction, mining, emergency management, disaster relief, defence, personal electronics — and even in space.

Creating the skills pool for Australia's energy transition

14 March, 2024

Engineers Australia has partnered with Energy Networks Australia to build the engineering skills pool required for a smooth transition to renewable energy.

From community solar to agrivoltaics: new Aust energy projects

08 March, 2024

Smart PV and energy storage company Trina Solar has announced its involvement in two innovative Australian energy projects.

Bright future for women in solar

04 March, 2024

Brighte, exclusive administrator of the $50m Energy Saver Loan Scheme, has announced the two recipients of its Women in Energy Scholarships in Tasmania.

Exploring the impact of climate change on solar PV

23 February, 2024

With solar set to become one of the largest renewable energy sources by 2026, UNSW scientists have investigated the impact of climate change on PV modules.

Dual-sided solar panels could improve energy in homes

15 February, 2024

ANU research suggests dual-sided solar panels have the potential to produce 20% more energy than traditional one-sided systems if used properly on residential rooftops.

Building materials manufacturer transitions to renewable energy

09 February, 2024

DECO Australia, an aluminium building product manufacturer, has announced the successful completion of its solar panel installation project at its Sydney facility.

Domestic solar manufacturing is feasible, report shows

07 February, 2024

Currently, Australia is a major contributor to solar PV R&D and a major market for solar PV, but lacks any significant domestic manufacturing capability.

Construction set to begin on major NSW solar farm

15 January, 2024

Neoen has signalled the start of construction of Culcairn Solar Farm in the NSW Riverina region, set to be completed in 2026.

Major grid-forming battery gets go-ahead in NSW

15 January, 2024

Construction is set to begin on AGL's 500 MW/1000 MWh battery on the site of the retired Liddell power station.

TGOOD Australia opens new manufacturing facility

15 December, 2023

The substation equipment company's operations are expanding with Australia's renewable energy boom.

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