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EnaSolar: Web-monitored solar inverters from NZ

  EnaSolar manufactures a range of solar inverters for the residential solar market. Their inverters are some of the most innovative available on the market, with built-in, comprehensive solar system monitoring […]

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WA Solar Feed in Tariff Closed: What’s next?

–Update 22 August 2011: WA’s solar feed-in tariff scheme is closed to new applicants as of  31 July 2011. Currently, residential Synergy customers are eligible for a 7c/kWh Solar Buyback scheme, […]

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SilexSolar SLX Panels: Australian solar power

Update 30 May 2012: SilexSolar has ceased solar panel manufacturing. As SilexSolar parent company SilexSystems is remains operational, however, warranties on SilexSolar products will still be serviceable. Silex is Australia’s […]

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Suntech Solar Panels in Australia

Suntech is the largest manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules in the world. Suntech’s 350-person strong research and development (R&D) team spans three continents. Although Suntech’s head office and manufacturing operations […]

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ACT feed-in tariff closes–again

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) feed-in tariff scheme has reached its cap yet again, a mere two days after small-scale solar power systems were allowed into the eligibility envelope of the territory’s […]

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ACT Solar Feed in Tariff Reopened to Small-scale systems

Australian Capital Territory households and small businesses have been given another chance to tap into the territory government’s ACT Solar Feed-in Tariff scheme. The ACT small-scale (‘micro-generator’) Feed-in Tariff scheme, for systems […]

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South Pacific Solar Power

We are all familiar with the large scale solar projects sweeping developed countries, producing Megawatts, if not Gigawatts of solar electricity.  But what about the 1.4 billion people without access to […]

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SA Feed-in Tariff: Rumours about sudden changes

SA solar customers must have received approval to connect to the grid by 30 September in order to take advantage of South Australia’s 44c/kWh feed-in tariff. (Get a free solar quote comparison of the […]

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80kW commercial-scale solar roof in WA

A massive rooftop solar power project developed and managed by Solar Choice has recently been completed in Derby, Western Australia. The owner of the shed is a WA businessman who recognised […]

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Marsden Gardens Retirement Village Solar Project

Marsden Gardens, a retirement village in Marsden, Queensland, has recently seen the completion of the installation of a large solar panel array, distributed across the roofs of the buildings within […]

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ACT feed-in tariff hits 15MW cap, scheme closed

The ACT government has announced that the micro-generator ACT feed-in tariff (45.7c/kWh) scheme has reached or exceeded its 15MW cap and is closed to new applications as of midnight 31 May 2011. This […]

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Victoria Feed-in Tariff: Things to know

Update 8 Dec 2011: The Victoria Premium Feed-in Tariff has been replaced with a Transitional Feed-in Tariff Scheme. Update on Victoria Solar Feed-in Tariff, 1 September 2011: Deadline to have systems […]

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NSW Feed-in Tariff Debacle: Hardship provisions?

NSW GOVT PROPOSES HARDSHIP PROVISIONS FOR SOLAR BONUS SCHEME NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Energy Minister Chris Hartcher today announced in a media release that special provisions would be made […]

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Responses to NSW Solar Bonus Scheme Reduction

NSW and Australia’s solar power industry reacted with disappointment to Friday’s announcement from the NSW government that the previous NSW Solar Bonus Scheme60c/kWh Feed-in Tariff would be revoked and replaced […]

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