All things Energy Matters from 2013 – press releases, coverage elsewhere, industry commentary, internal company news and announcements.

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SunLock Delivers

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

Energy Matters is one of the founding signatories of a new solar PV retailer Code of Conduct. Read more.

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

Member solar installers are urged to have their say in this year’s crucial Clean Energy Council (CEC) board elections. Read more.

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 – 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.


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