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Smart solar townhome residents set to save

08 November, 2019

A community in Melbourne's western growth corridor is launching a smart solar package across its townhouse offering, helping residents to save up to 80% on their electricity bills.


CSIRO solar tech powers electric cars

11 October, 2019

CSIRO has developed solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging technology that connects EV charging stations with energy generated by rooftop solar panels.


Yackandandah closer to totally renewable

03 October, 2019

Ten public buildings in Yackandandah, Victoria have switched to solar, taking the town another step closer to reaching its 100% renewable energy target.


The role of energy storage in decarbonising Australia's energy mix

01 October, 2019 by Mary Hendriks*

Decarbonising the energy mix is essential for the urgent need to lower carbon emissions globally. Industry Executive of the AESA Mary Hendriks explains.


Domino's implements solar strategy for pizza production

19 September, 2019

Domino's Pizza Enterprises is adopting renewable energy solutions across its Australian stores, to reduce electricity costs and its impact on the environment.


USC cools campus with 'water battery'

04 September, 2019

The University of the Sunshine Coast is using a thermal energy storage tank to slash 40% of its grid energy use at its largest campus in Sippy Downs, Queensland.


Green Frog Systems ASPIRE Solar Street Light

03 September, 2019

Green Frog Systems' ASPIRE Solar Street Light uses monocrystalline panels to generate power, combined with CREE XP-G LED chips that are said to provide more light with less power.


Some solar a day keeps the bills at bay

26 August, 2019

Apple processor 9Mile Fresh has installed a 1.14 MW solar system to power its South East Gippsland facility in a move to combat spiralling energy bills.


Coles deal leads to new solar plants

21 August, 2019

Coles and Metka EGN have signed a 10-year power purchase agreement that will see three PV solar power plants built in regional NSW.


Molycop commits to renewable energy

20 August, 2019

Molycop has signed a long-term power purchase agreement with energy retailer Flow Power, to make it one of the largest purchasers of renewable energy in Australia.


Maritime Museum installs novel lightweight solar solution

19 August, 2019

An extensive network of flexible, lightwight solar panels has been installed at the Maritime Museum's Wharf 7 Heritage Centre in Sydney.


$198m solar farm opens in Victoria

22 July, 2019

Neoen has commenced full-scale operation at its Numurkah Solar Farm in Victoria, set to produce 255 GWh of renewable energy each year.


Next-gen solar cells in development

21 June, 2019

A team of researchers is developing phosphorene nanosheets for use in the next generation of solar cells.


Solar Victoria appoints new CEO

27 May, 2019

Solar Victoria has appointed a new CEO, Stan Krpan, who will lead the implementation of the state government's Solar Homes Package.


Developing low-cost tandem perovskite solar cells

17 May, 2019

Research is underway at the University of Toledo to create a high-efficiency, low-cost material that can harness solar energy.


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