Australian Solar Panel Manufacturing: Supply Security and Economic Growth

Australia’s only solar panel manufacturer, Tindo Solar in South Australia, has invested millions into a new factory and production line as it hopes to produce enough panels to meet the growing demand for Australian-made panels. Twenty years ago, Australia had a burgeoning solar manufacturing industry, but this was short-lived. China now accounts for roughly 70% […]

Community-Scale Solar Batteries: Future Feasibility in Australia

Batteries are a hot topic in the Australian renewable energy industry and are an important component of the global transition to renewable energy. The rapid advancements of battery technology has allowed for solar and wind power to be stored and used at any time. Community-scale solar batteries could be the next step in renewable energy […]

Federal Shame: Australia Set to Smash 2030 Emission Targets Thanks to State Policies

Australia will surpass its 2030 Renewable Energy Target, but with no thanks owing to the Federal Government. That’s the findings from a report commissioned by the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) and prepared by Climate Analytics. The 38 page report, released yesterday, projected that Australia’s emissions are likely to be around 30-38% below 2005 levels by 2030, […]

EV Frenzy as Aussies Snap Up Hyundai Ioniq 5

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 has been met with an overwhelming response since its release in Australia this week. The fully electric E-SUV, which retails from AU$71,900 for 160kW RWD model or $75,900 for the 225kW AWD model, is already sold out across the country. With 170 people placing orders for the Ioniq 5 as soon […]

How Long Do Solar Storage Batteries Last in 2021?

What is the life expectancy of a residential solar battery? Do solar batteries last as long as solar panels? How do you know when to replace your solar battery? These questions have been asked by many Australians looking to increase their independence from the grid. There are numerous factors that can affect how long your […]

New Solar Products Heading to Australia – FIMER Unveils High-Power Inverters and Battery Storage System

Australian solar and renewable energy enthusiasts recently received some exciting news, as Italian inverter manufacturer FIMER unveiled its new ‘Power’ platform of high-power solar inverters and a high-capacity battery storage system. The new products are headed to the country next year and were showcased at Intersolar Europe last week. FIMER’s three new offerings include the […]