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Solar films used for e-bike charging 'tree' in Germany

13 October, 2021

Using its organic solar films, ASCA has designed a 'solar tree' for an e-bike charging station at a residential complex in Löchgau, Germany.

Heliostat technology shifts sunlight to the streets below

17 September, 2021

The striking-looking crowning structure on this Rhodes building is much more than an architectural feature...

Hot Queensland sun helps to brew ice-cold beers

09 September, 2021

Yatala brewery is making beer with the Queensland sun after the installation of what is believed to be the biggest solar project at any brewery in the country.

REC Group REC N-Peak solar panel

02 September, 2021

REC Group launches its second generation N-Peak solar panel.

Innovative microgrid project demonstrates sustainable living design

10 August, 2021

A new-generation, solar-powered microgrid community in Melbourne's north is paving the way for low-cost, sustainable, residential energy.

Solar vs wind: the race to power up sustainable energy

29 July, 2021 by Damien Crawford, Infrastructure Director East (Australia, New Zealand & Asia), Robert Bird Group

What's the best source of renewable energy? Damien Crawford from Robert Bird Group shares his thoughts...

Business park powers site with solar, battery, microgrid solution

23 July, 2021

The remote location of Peel Business Park meant an existing power connection to the traditional grid did not exist, so a renewable energy solution was devised.

Beyond the Burn: a photographic expedition of Australian solar farms

22 July, 2021

Nextracker has undertaken a month-long photographic expedition titled Beyond the Burn, in celebration of Australia's strong demand for utility solar.

Council partnership plans to double rooftop solar

15 June, 2021

The council's Our Green City Plan aims to double rooftop capacity by 2023 by providing residents with value-for-money, quality solar products.

Solar winnings used to innovate manufacturing

31 May, 2021

Some food manufacturers are using the savings from solar investments to innovate and increase production.

Solar sandwich structure holds promise for efficiency

21 May, 2021

Australian researchers have demonstrated that the 2D films used in some perovskite solar cells closely resemble a sandwich.

Ice cream-inspired beer launched to support renewable energy

19 May, 2021

Inspired by Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough flavour, this sweet and creamy lactose-infused golden brown nitro beer is a hard pour style.

Record number of rooftop solar panels in Australia

14 May, 2021

Australia installed its highest ever number of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) panels in 2020, according to Clean Energy Regulator data analysed by CSIRO.

Vic launches solar technology strategy

14 May, 2021

The Victorian Government has released a landmark technology strategy for Solar Victoria — the agency delivering the state's $1.3 billion Solar Homes Program.

RACV to install solar solution for NSW shopping centre

11 May, 2021

With a 2.62 MW solar installation and 10 MWh battery storage system, this is RACV's largest installation to date.

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