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Canberra energised with community-owned solar farm

09 April, 2021

Investing in solar used to be limited to those who owned property with a sunny roof and could afford to place solar panels on it. Not any more...

Waste hair from barbershops could improve solar cell performance

09 April, 2021

QUT researchers have created a kind of 'armour' for solar cells using human hair waste sourced from a Brisbane barbershop.

Solar-powered gin production makes a sustainable G&T

10 March, 2021

Award-winning gin producer Four Pillars is progressing towards a greener future with the installation of a 65.88 kW rooftop solar system at its Healesville distillery.

FIMER PVS-10/33-TL three-phase string inverter solutions

27 January, 2021

FIMER's PVS-10/33-TL three-phase string inverters are designed to meet the increasing demand for flexible solar energy solutions in commercial and industrial sectors.

SA Water unveils solar-powered pipeline

22 January, 2021

SA Water's Morgan–Whyalla Pipeline — which spans a large part of regional South Australia — is now powered by more than 19,000 solar panels.

Chili compound peps up solar panels

18 January, 2021

The compound that makes chili peppers spicy has been found to boost perovskite solar cell performance.

VIP Vision solar surveillance for site security, supervision & success

21 December, 2020

From construction and mining sites to business and government applications, the VIP Vision Solar CCTV Systems deliver professional surveillance to the most challenging of sites.

Amazon announces new solar project in Victoria

15 December, 2020

Amazon has positioned itself as the largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy, announcing 26 new global utility-scale wind and solar energy projects.

Renewables still the cheapest new-build power in Australia

15 December, 2020

Solar and wind continue to be the cheapest source of energy in Australia, according to a new report from CSIRO.

ABB equips solar farm for smooth grid integration

14 December, 2020

ABB synchronous condensers are enabling Darlington Point Solar Farm to feed a large amount of clean electricity into the local power network while maintaining grid stability and reliability.

Neoen completes financing for Australia's largest solar farm

05 November, 2020

Renewable energy producer Neoen has reached financial close on Western Downs Green Power Hub — a 460 MWp solar farm located near Chinchilla in South West Queensland.

Aussie solar lights smart streets in USA

12 October, 2020

Smart city developers in the USA have chosen Melbourne company Leadsun to deliver solar street lighting projects throughout its futuristic cities.

Concord school commits to carbon cuts

07 October, 2020

Victoria Avenue Public School in Concord West has become one of the first schools in Sydney to install solar technology under a new partnership between Ausgrid and Solar my School.

Solar our schools, Australian parents say

30 September, 2020

More than 10,000 Australian parents have signed a petition asking Scott Morrison to fund solar panels and batteries for all Australian schools and early childhood centres.

Solar farm to boost energy generation in Qld

03 September, 2020

Luminous Energy completes sale of Columboola Solar Farm project, which will be built using the the latest solar technology innovations.

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