Are You Joining the Database for Home Solar?

Many homeowners throughout Queensland are now installing storage batteries as an addition to their solar PV panels, allowing them to store excess energy produced, to use when demand is high. Queensland households, who already have battery storage at home, are invited to sign up to the initial battery storage database, announced recently by Dr Anthony…

The State Government is Splashing the Cash

[fusion_text]The State Government is set to introduce a $97 million Advanced Clean Energy Schools Program, commonly know as ACES, that will focus on solar energy in schools around Queensland. With plans set to see $40 million of its funding spent on a solar photovoltaic system and the remaining $57million on improving the energy efficiency of…

Celebrate Earth Day!

Of course, we don’t really know when it’s Earth’s actual birthday or even exactly how old it really is, but since 1970 we’ve decided to call April 22 Earth Day and many of us mark this anniversary by doing something for the planet that we call home. Earth Day usually sees lots of international campaigns…

One of Australia’s Largest Developers has Thrown its Hat in the Solar Ring with a $23.5 Million Investment in Commercial Solar Energy for its Chain of Shopping Centres. 

Stockland’s Retail centres are set to see ten of their outlets installed with around 39,000 photovoltaic solar panels which will add a total capacity of 12.3 MW.   Such plans will cost one of Australia’s largest developers a massive $23.5 million.  The leap into commercial solar energy is a clear indication that the developer is quickly…

Renewables Round-up

Australia was one of the world’s best performers in renewable energy last year, both in terms of investment and execution, according to Bloomberg. Clean energy gathered US$333.5 billion in investment across the globe in 2017. This figure is up 3% on 2016 and is the second-highest yearly figure in history. Since 2010, green energy has…

Flex Your Muscles!

Flex your energy muscles and take back control with Flex Power Play, a new home energy platform that gives you more say over your electricity usage and its costs. This platform has recently launched in Australia and it’s easy to use thanks to the Flex Power Play Energy App. This app lets you switch between…

There’s an Eclipse on the Way!

But don’t panic! There’ll be a partial solar eclipse on July 13 2018, between 12.52pm and 13.53pm; the eclipse, which will involve the moon transiting over the top part of the sun’s disc, will be visible from Adelaide and Tasmania. It won’t affect the solar power supply to the country though, even in the areas…