All things Energy Matters from 2013 – press releases, coverage elsewhere, industry commentary, internal company news and announcements.
November 22, 2013
SunLock has produced and delivered 5 kilometres of solar panel rail for a custom order in just 9 days. Read more.
1 Million Women To Receive Solar From Energy Matters
November 22, 2013
Energy Matters is donating solar power to 1 Million Women. Read more.
Energy Matters A Code Of Conduct Signatory
November 20, 2013
Aussies Sweating Summer Power Bills
November 20, 2013
Many Australians will tolerate furnace-like conditions in their home this summer even if they have an air-conditioner. Read more.
Jeremy Rich A Nominee For CEC Board Role
November 18, 2013
Solar For PNG Health Care
November 15, 2013
In September, Alex Chong, a Technical Sales Consultant at Apollo Energy (Energy Matters’ sister company) travelled to Papua New Guinea to install small solar panel systems on the rooftops of clinics. Read more.
2 Schools To Receive Solar Donated By Energy Matters
November 13, 2013
Energy Matters’ recent association with Enviroweek has resulted in two schools soon to receive fully installed 3kW solar power systems; donated by the company. Read more.
SunLock Proudly Bearing ‘Australian Made’ Logo
October 30, 2013
With the manufacture of so many items now outsourced overseas, it’s always refreshing to see a truly Australian solar product on the market – products such as the family of SunLock mounting system components. Read more.
Energy Matters Calls For Real Electricity Reform
October 16, 2013
While Energy Matters supports the Energy Supply Association of Australia (ESAA) in calling for reform in how consumers pay for electricity networks; the company points out solar is not part of the current problems as the ESAA suggests – it is very much part of the solution.. Read more.
West No Longer A Dirty World
October 15, 2013
Energy Matters outlines the reasons why west and east/west facing solar installations are no longer scorned. Read more.
Energy Matters And Daqo New Energy Sign MOU
October 10, 2013
Energy Matters has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with Daqo New Energy Corporation for supply of 10MW of Daqo solar panels and for Energy Matters to become the exclusive distributor for Daqo products in Australia and New Zealand. Read more.
Energy Matters On A Current Affair
September 27, 2013
Solar cheaper than a daily cup of coffee? Energy Matters was featured on A Current Affair. Read more.
The Australian Solar Mounting Systems Guide
August 21, 2013
Developed by EcoGeneration and sponsored by SunLock; an Australian-made family of solar panel mounting products designed by Energy Matters’ sister company, Apollo Energy, The Australian Solar Mounting Systems Guide underlines the importance of a solid base upon which to install solar panels. Read more.
Cheaper Than A Daily Cappuccino
July 31, 2013
A 3kW solar power system installed by Energy Matters costs less than a daily coffee under the company’s Save As You Go payment plan. Read more.
Inferior Solar Panels Invade Australia
July 9, 2013
Inferior solar panels are being sold to unsuspecting Australians, with the cost in lost energy production calculated for the first time at $3,261* per household. Read more.
Energy Matters Supporting Solar Citizens
June 21, 2013
Solar Citizens, an initiative of grassroots group100% Renewable, is receiving a helping hand in its crucial work from Energy Matters. Read more.
Official Launch Of Port Macquarie Library’s Solar Power System
May 27, 2013
An open day for Port Macquarie Library’s solar power system will be held on Friday 31st May 2013. Read more.
AgFest 2013 Solar Winner Announced
May 23, 2013
A lucky AgFest Field Days 2013 attendee will soon have a free Energy Matters solar power system installed on his rooftop. Read more.
Energy Matters Commences 290kW Solar Array Project
May 21, 2013
Energy Matters is starting construction of a 290kW commercial solar power system for foodservice giant, Bidvest. The project will be one of Australia’s largest purely privately funded rooftop solar arrays. Read more.
Donated Energy Matters Solar Power System Lights Up A Life
May 9, 2013
Julie Woods of Katamatite in Victoria recently donated an Energy Matters solar power system to her struggling next door neighbour who is fighting cancer and multiple sclerosis. Read more.
Energy Matters Rolls Out Zero Deposit Solar Nationally
April 24, 2013
Energy Matters is now providing the opportunity for households across the nation to have a quality solar panel system professionally installed without having to pay anything up-front. Read more.
Australian Home Solar Arrays Cranking Huge Savings
April 17, 2013
Rooftop solar panel systems across Australia will generate many hundreds of millions of dollars worth of electricity at retail value over the next 12 months. Read more.
Energy Matters Commercial Division Ranks No.1
April 9, 2013
Energy Matters led the pack for commercial solar power system installations between 20-100kW capacity installed in the first quarter of this calendar year. Read more.
$0 Upfront Commercial Solar Leasing Program
March 26, 2013
Energy Matter has announced a commercial solar leasing program offering South Australian businesses the opportunity to install a solar power system with zero up front costs. Read more.
Energy Matters Contributes To PV Code Of Conduct
March 25, 2013
Energy Matters has contributed to the development of the Clean Energy Council’s Code of Conduct for PV retailers. Read more.
Energy Matters Partners With Wauchope Solar
March 25, 203
Energy Matters has announced a formal partnership with Port Macquarie’s Wauchope Solar to provide businesses and residents in New South Wales’ Mid North Coast region with expert solar installation services. Read more.
Energy Matters And Empower Renewable Group
March 15, 2013
Energy Matters has announced it has become the first member of Empower Renewable Group. Read more.
Energy Matters/Ullrich Aluminium Solar Open Day
March 11, 2013
Energy Matters and Ullrich Aluminium will be holding a solar open day at Ullrich’s Pooraka, South Australia distribution centre on March 18. Read more.
Energy Matters Launches Competition
March 11, 2013
Energy Matters has launched a competition that will see the winner have their power bills paid for a year. Read more.
Woman Marries Solar Panel In Bizarre Electricity Price Protest
February 14, 2013
A woman from the NSW country town of Tamworth has married an Energy Matters solar panel in protest of the shocking treatment she received from her electricity company. Read more.
Energy Matters Opens New Sydney Branch
February 12, 2013
The opening of Energy Matters’ Sydney branch reflects the company’s rapid growth in recent years and its renewed confidence in the NSW solar sector. Read more.
Former Dating Show Host’s Bizarre Solar Wedding
February 5, 2013
News.com.au – Former host of Perfect Match, Greg Evans, will perform a wedding ceremony in Melbourne’s Federation Square on February 14. He will “marry” a lucky man or woman to an Energy Matters solar panel. Read more
Energy Matters Sponsors Wollongong Uni Solar Decathlon Team
February 1, 2013
National solar provider Energy Matters is supporting students from the University of Wollongong in their participation in Solar Decathlon China 2013. Read more.
REC Panels An Aussie Favourite
January 11, 2013
Energy Matters and its sister company Apollo Energy sold the third highest number of REC modules in the world last year; only behind a provider in Germany and another in the USA. Read more.
Beating Heatwave Power Bills
January 4, 2013
Solar energy provider Energy Matters is offering advice to help Australians protect themselves from electricity bill shocks resulting from excessive power consumption during heatwaves. Read more.