Cleaning solar panels: why, when and how you should do it

Cleaning solar panels: why, when and how you should do it Clean panels are efficient panels. We like to keep our windows clean so why should solar panels cleaning be any exception? The question is really when you need to offer a bit of solar panel care and how. Solar panel maintenance is a question […]

Australia poised to export solar energy to Singapore

Australia could soon become a world-leader in exporting renewable energy with plans to transport solar power to Singapore. Sun Cable is the company behind the bold move, which aims to farm the power at a 15,000-hectare site at Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory. It will then send the energy to Singapore via an underwater […]

Google practices what it preaches, with massive renewable energy purchase

As Australians gathered together in protest for the global movement, known as #climatestrike, Google announced it’s most recent purchase: the largest corporate purchase of renewables in history. Comprised mostly of solar-related projects, it includes a whopping 1,600-megawatt (MW) of renewables. Once these projects are complete, it will increase Google’s total portfolio to 5,500 MW and […]

Over half of Vic’s battery rebates remain

On 1 July, 2019,  Solar Victoria launched the new round of State Rebates, and the news was good for those looking to add solar and/or batteries onto their properties. Even renters could benefit from the new scheme. For eligible solar consumers ready to take the plunge into the field, they could get as much $2225 […]

Victorian rebates to triple in September 2019

Victorian households and the industry are rejoicing at the news of a massive boost to the number of solar panels rebates that will be made available starting next month. The Victorian Government announced yesterday a tripling in the number of rebates for September and a total of 23,000 extra rebates for the financial year under […]

Responses to climate deniers

Climate Action Network is a community based initiative to fight climate change. It has grassroots groups with distributed leadership throughout Australia. Its mission is to bring focus to climate change and climate action from Australians. Energy Matters attended a local community Climate Action seminar in Burwood, NSW, in the suburbs of Sydney on Monday April […]