ACT named the home of the world’s biggest electric vehicle trial

Canberra isn’t always linked to the most exciting happenings across the globe, outside of its political responsibilities, but it’s set to become the home of a huge electric vehicle (EV) trial, the first of its kind for vehicle-to-grid (V2G) experimentation. This week, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced a $2.4 million investment for ActewAGL, […]

REC Group launches its game-changing ProPortal: the ‘one-stop shop’ for installers to boost their solar business

Leading solar energy company, REC Group, has announced the launch of the new REC ProPortal for installers. Designed as a ‘one-stop shop’ solution, the new REC ProPortal is intended to empower REC Certified Solar Professional installers to do more by staying up to date on REC products, simplifying their daily business processes, and ultimately grow their […]

Confidence in renewables shows no signs of slowing down

More than ever before, an increase in faith towards renewables among investors, is at an all-time high. Clean energy is fast becoming a popular, reliable and trusted source, with NSW leading the charge by rolling out renewable zones. Meanwhile, across Australia, solar rooftop installations continue to make their mark, with absolutely no sign of slowing […]

The City of Sydney goes 100 per cent renewable

Commencing from July 1, Sydney will become a wholly renewable hub, with all operations powered by 100 per cent renewable energy. Originating from local sources, a power purchase agreement will see street lighting, buildings, sports facilities and even the Town Hall operate under this sustainable resource. This power purchase agreement (PPA) created by Flow Power […]

IKEA unveils even more solar energy projects

As one of the biggest furniture players in the world, Swedish brand IKEA is yet again investing more into renewables with its solar storage development across Australia. This will see the company transform one of its superstores into the first of its kind to be 100 per cent powered by renewable energy. Currently, Australia has […]

Achieving 75 per cent renewables on the NEM by 2025

Recently, the Australian Energy Market Operator forecasted that as much as 75 per cent of Australia’s total energy could be sourced from wind and solar origins by 2025. However, the challenge remains in taking all the right steps to ensure maximum potential is reached, and all security measures secured. Released by the AEMO, a Renewable […]

Solar panel validation sees spike in installations 

The Clean Energy Regulator recently released a statement noting more than 50 per cent of small-scale technology certificates (STC) are now put forward via solar panel validation (SPV). Kickstarted in 2018, the program formed on SPVs held the intention of combating installations of solar panels that aren’t on the approved list.  The increase of SPVs […]

Victoria’s Solar Homes program to see changes as of July 1

With the end of financial year looming, and a fresh path on the horizon, the energy field is seeing its own set of new opportunities within the Solar Homes program in Victoria.  So what exactly can you expect in the latest round of changes?    Exploring the Victorian solar panel rebate As of July 1, […]

New partnership designed to bring clarity to Aussie solar & battery buyers

New partnership designed to bring clarity to Aussie solar & battery buyers Since the dawn of the solar rebate, consumers have had to navigate murky pricing and questionable marketing tactics. From businesses that lead with promises of “thousands off” when most don’t qualify for rebates, to using lesser quality materials to keep prices low, it […]