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Pay-as-you-feel restaurant go solar

Lentil As Anything restaurants and grocery stores have no set prices. Anyone is welcome to go for a meal and contribute in any way they can which ensures everyone leaves […]

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Commercial solar power in Sydney NSW

Solar power is an attractive investment option and great way to save money for businesses in Sydney and across the rest of New South Wales. This article provides an overview […]

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Commercial solar power in Melbourne & VIC

Solar power is an attractive investment option and great way to save money for businesses in Melbourne and across the rest of Victoria. This article provides an overview of commercial […]

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Commercial solar power in Brisbane & Queensland

Solar power is an attractive investment option and great way to save money for businesses in Brisbane and across the rest of Queensland. This article provides an overview of commercial solar […]

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Spectacular solar success in Europe

A new report out of Europe has confirmed that solar PV is by far the cheapest form of bulk energy in many parts of the world, even with the addition […]

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Is home solar battery storage worth it?

Since 2015 Australians have been talking about home battery storage being on the cusp of financial viability. Are home batteries worth the investment in 2019? We’ve crunched the number for […]

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Important Changes to Vic Solar Homes Program

The Smart Energy Council met with the Vic Government this week to discuss changes to the current Solar Homes Program, currently not favourable (putting it politely!) by many Victorian based […]

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Sunport “MWT” solar panels launch in Australia

Sunport Power introduced their Metal Wrap Through (MWT) technology to the hundreds of attending Australian retailers and installers at the recent Game Changers event in Sydney. The MWT modules were […]

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UPC acquires 250MW Baroota pumped hydro in SA

UPC Renewables and its Philippines partner AC Renewables have bought a majority stake in the 250MW Baroota pumped hydro project in South Australia – a vital component of the state’s […]

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Is home solar power still worth it in 2019?

Solar Energy provides many benefits for the environment, this article focuses on the financial feasibility of installing solar power on a residential rooftop.     How much do solar panels […]

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Residential Solar PV Price Index – August 2019

Average residential solar system prices have decreased to $1.04 per watt ($/W) this month on the back of several factors, including changes to the composition of the Solar Choice installer […]

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Battery pricing, incentives & virtual power plants

Victoria’s home battery storage incentive came into effect from 1 July this year; South Australia, New South Wales, Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory have also introduced incentive programs that […]

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Tesla Unveils 3MWh “Megapack” Battery

Tesla has delivered its long-promised answer to the utility-scale energy storage boom, unveiling on Tuesday a 1.5MW/3MWh “megapack” battery that it says will go into direct competition with gas “peaking” […]

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Danes Specialty Coffee installs 30kW Solar PV

Danes Specialty Coffee, located in Brookvale on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, is a global benchmark institute for barista training and education. In 2018 and again in 2019 they were crowned the […]

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Tesla cuts Powerwall 2 price by $650

Tesla has cut the price of their popular Solar battery, the Powerwall 2, by $650 to $11,700 including supporting hardware. This is the listed price on their website for direct […]

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