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Australian energy operators will use a solution from a New Zealand company to handle the biggest change in regulations in the energy market, a switch of energy settlements from 30 minutes to 5 minutes, on 1 October.

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The Victorian Parliament is expected to start debating today what some have termed the worst electric vehicle policy in the world.

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The Federal Government says it will provide $1.98 million to Solahart, a subsidiary of Rheem Australia, to partly fund a trial to test 2400 hot water systems in South Australia with a view to reduce the energy use for heating water at peak times.

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Australia exceeded its generation of renewable energy in 2020 by 11% compared to the previous year, according to figures from the Clean Energy Regulator.

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The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has awarded $15.14 million in funding to 16 research projects to help address solar PV panel efficiency, overall cost reductions and end-of-life issues.

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The idea of using semi-transparent solar cells in windows has been around for some time, but Australian researchers may have brought it close to reality.

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If the ongoing bushfire crisis has taught Australians one thing, it is that the use of petrol and diesel vehicles will have to be minimised in the future in order to avoid pumping more carbon into the atmosphere and making the problem worse.

Published in Open Sauce

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has established a $15 million fund to support research that aims to address end-of-life issues for solar PV panels, as well as increasing their efficiency and lowering their cost.

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Three private companies will announce on Wednesday what they claim is Australia's biggest independent solar battery scheme which will be available to more than 220,000 homes in the Norwest and Hills District in New South Wales.

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A new trial at Sydney Water’s Bondi sewage pumping station will soon be storing renewable energy through the use of sodium-ion batteries, as a cheaper alternative to the traditional lithium-ion batteries in use around the world.

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Jobs related to renewable energy production in Australia grew by a third in 2016-17 to the equivalent of 14,820 full-time positions, the Australian Bureau of Statistics says.

Published in Energy
Monday, 05 February 2018 05:32

Tesla to build massive virtual power plant in SA

Tesla will build a virtual power plant in South Australia by installing solar arrays and its Powerwall batteries in 50,000 homes.

Published in Deals
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 12:13

Solar panel take-up rising due to power prices: GetUp!

More than 100 megawatts of rooftop solar capacity was installed across Australia in October, according to the Renewable Energy Index issued by Green Energy Markets.

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A Victorian couple claims it is now powering its rural cottage entirely off-grid, using renewable energy after upgrading its solar panels and storage battery from battery company Redflow.

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Battery company Reflow says its advanced ZCell batteries installed at a residential property in South Australia worked uninterrupted during the recent storm-caused power failure that blacked out the rest of the state.

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Renewable energy start-up Evergen has launched an intelligent home energy management system with the technical backing of the CSIRO, which continuously analyses and optimises home energy use.

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Australian tech start-up Matter unveils ‘Hana,’ billed as ‘the world’s first online platform for facilitating the move to shared-solar in rental properties.’

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