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Solutions for end-of-life solar panels being researched

27 March, 2023

Australia's renewable energy sector is facing a quandary: how the nation will dispose of 80 million solar panels in an environmentally friendly way.

NSW's largest solar farm officially opened

21 March, 2023

Stage 1 of ACEN Australia's New England Solar project has been opened by the Hon Chris Bowen MP, Federal Minister for Climate Change and Energy.

Emerson to assist NZ transition to carbon neutrality

21 March, 2023

Emerson will provide advanced automated solutions to assist with the safety and reliability of New Zealand's first large-scale solar photovoltaic power project.

ARENA provides $65m funding for Vast Solar's CSP plant

15 February, 2023

ARENA will provide $65 million funding for Vast Solar to construct a concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Port Augusta, South Australia.

Australian solar pioneers win prestigious energy prize

10 February, 2023

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering has been awarded to four Australian solar researchers for their work to develop PERC solar photovoltaic technology.

Redflow batteries integrating Deye hybrid inverters

06 February, 2023

Redflow has integrated its zinc-bromine flow batteries with Deye's hybrid inverters.

Using solar panel waste to build better batteries

24 January, 2023

Researchers have developed a way to reclaim a valuable element from end-of-life solar panels, which can be used to improve energy storage capacity in batteries.

FIFA World Cup kicks off using smart streetlights

28 November, 2022

As part of the sustainable agenda for the FIFA World Cup preparation, LED streetlights from the US were installed in Doha, Qatar.

Solar Shine Solar Cleano F1 solar cleaning robot

24 November, 2022

Solar Shine Australia has partnered with a solar cleaning robot manufacturer.

REC TwinPeak 5 Series solar panels

23 November, 2022

REC Group has announced the production of the REC TwinPeak 5 Series, the fifth generation of its TwinPeak solar panels.

Smart meter rollout recommended

08 November, 2022

Energy Networks Australia has welcomed the AEMC recommendation to accelerate the rollout of smart meters to support the transition to net zero.

UNSW Sydney solar pioneer wins prestigious prize

03 November, 2022

Scientia Professor Martin Green was awarded the Millennium Technology Prize for his leadership in the development of the PERC solar cell.

SA Water solar project claims energy gong

21 October, 2022

One of the largest solar initiatives in Australia's water industry has been recognised by its energy counterparts as The Energy Project of the Year.

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.

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