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Energy Matters Re-brands To SunEdison

June 1, 2015.

As of Monday, 1st June 2015, Energy Matters has officially re-branded to global solar giant SunEdison. The Energy Matters web site will continue to operate as one of Australia’s most popular resources for up-to-date renewable news and solar information. We’ll also continue to publish our specials on the site and popular Energy Matters newsletter; but our team and solar specialists will be part of SunEdison. Combining Australia’s leading solar energy company with the world’s largest renewable energy developer, the re-brand will enable Energy Matters’ local capability and knowledge to be backed up by SunEdison’s global strength and experience.

A Great Time For Small Business To Go Solar

May 14, 2015

In handing down Budget 2015, Treasurer Joe Hockey announced small businesses will be able to claim an immediate tax deduction for every item they purchase up to $20,000 – and this can include solar power systems. Energy Matters says the incentive makes the case for going solar even more compelling. Read more.

Energy Matters And Our Solar Future

April 21, 2015

The Southern Sydney Region of Councils (SSROC) has launched a new initiative to help households and small businesses install solar power systems – and Energy Matters is playing an important role as a recommended provider. Read more.

EM The Top Commercial Solar Installer

January 26, 2015

Energy Matters installed more capacity in the 10-100kW range than any other installer in the nation last year according to SunWiz Insights. Read more.

Solar Survey Says…

January 20, 2015

Commentary from Energy Matters CEO, Jeremy Rich on the results of a recent survey by Choice of solar power system owners in Australia. Read more.

Energy Matters And Darebin City Council Solar $aver Program

December 3, 2014

Hundreds of pensioner households will have their electricity bills slashed by solar power in a pilot program funded by Victoria’s Darebin City Council. Read more.

Energy Matters #1 For Commercial Solar

November 5, 2014

After ranking no.1 for rooftop solar above 100kWp and number 2 for systems ranging from 10kWp to 100kWp last year, Energy Matters is Australia’s leading company in terms of commercial scale solar capacity installed from January to the end of July 2014. Read more.

RET Inspired Electricity Retailer Rebellion

September 2, 2014

Energy Matters CEO Jeremy Rich says electricity retailers backing a reduction or abolishing of the Renewable Energy Target are paying the ultimate price – losing customers. Read more.

Energy Matters Commercial Shines On

August 14, 2014

More businesses are engaging Energy Matters to help them achieve their solar goals and improve their bottom line. Read more.

University Of Wollongong’s SBRC  Opened

August 7, 2014

The University of Wollongong’s Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC) has been officially opened. Among its many green features is a 150kW solar power system installed by Energy Matters. Read more.

Energy Matters’ Commercial Solar Milestone

August 1, 2014

Commercial scale solar panel systems installed and monitored by Energy Matters recently bypassed a 1 gigawatt-hour electricity generation milestone. Read more.

Competitive Home Energy Storage

July 15, 2014

The home energy storage revolution has begun and Energy Matters has introduced two energy storage systems to the Australian market in the past week – one from Samsung and the other from AUO.

Another Record Breaking System For WA

July 1, 2014

Hard on the heels of a recording breaking system designed and installed by Energy Matters in Western Australia; another system is set to eclipse it soon – and again, Energy Matters is involved. Read more.

Energy Matters A 2014 Solar Design & Installation Awards Finalist

June 27, 2014

Energy Matters has been selected as a finalist in the Clean Energy Council’s 2014 Solar Design and Installation Awards for its University of Wollongong installation. Read more.

WA’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power System Launched

June 27, 2014

An Energy Matters designed and installed solar array, constructed for Bidvest Foodservice, is the largest privately funded rooftop solar array to date in Western Australia. Read more.

Solar For The Rich Myth Busted (Again)

June 16, 2014

The briefly resurrected furphy of solar generally being a toy of the wealthy has been shown to be totally incorrect by data from Energex and Energy Matters. Read more.

Melbourne Solar Buyers Group

May 13, 2014

Solar purchasers in metropolitan Melbourne can enjoy major savings by joining a newly formed solar buyers group initiative called Solar Panel Bulk Buy. Read more.

Frankston City Community Solar Program

May 12, 2014

Energy Matters has been invited to participate in Frankston City Council’s Frankston City Community Solar Program; an initiative designed to assist people in making solar power purchase decisions. Read more.

Energy Matters At Agfest 2014

May 1, 2014

It’s Agfest time in Tasmania and Energy Matters is again attending the event. Read more.

Commercial Solar – It Simply Makes Sense

May 1, 2014

Commercial scale solar installations in Australia will represent more than 50% of installations over the next few years. Read more.

Energy Matters Partners With Darebin City Council

March 25, 2014

Energy Matters will supply and install low cost solar power systems to homeowners within Melbourne’s Darebin City Council area. Read more.

Energy Matters Profiled On The Switch Report

March 11, 2014

The Switch Report’s Alistair McCaskill has published a profile on Energy Matters. Read more.

Energy Matters Enters New Distribution Deal With Yingli Solar

February 10, 2014

Yingli Green Energy Australia today announced it has entered into a distribution agreement with Energy Matters. Read more.

Australia’s Best-Performing Investment – Home Solar

January 20, 2014

A new report from Energy Matters reveals installing home solar power systems provides better financial returns than property, gold, shares and many other investments. Read more.

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