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The Green Loans program

(N.B. the Australian government’s Green Loan program came to a close on 21 December 2010. Some information below is out of date.) A solar PV system is a great way to […]

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Power prices set to rise by up to 60%

The NSW Energy Minister John Robertson said last Monday that he had received verbal advice from the state’s pricing regulator that power prices could rise by up to 60% in […]

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ETS voted down in the senate for a second time

The Federal Government’s proposed Emissions Trading Scheme has been just been voted down in the Senate for a second time. After the tumultuous political events of the last week, the […]

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Victorian Feed-In Tariff Commences

After much deliberation the details of the Victorian feed-in reward rate have been announced, with a commencement date on the 1st of November, 2009. Official specifications for the reward rate […]

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Solar Credit discounts legislated today!

Great news for all Australian residences and businesses looking to install solar energy. The Senate today passed the Renewable Energy Target (RET) bill, which includes legislation for the Solar Credit […]

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The Solar Sailor

There is a sleek looking vessel in Sydney Harbour that has been creating ripples of intrigue amongst tourists and locals. Noticeably quiet and modestly sized, it has attracted attention from numerous […]

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Hot water heat pumps

When it comes to heating water, there are a handful of energy sources that are used. Widely known examples include natural gas, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and electricity. Most properties […]

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