Ikea’s turnkey solar panel system now available in Australia

Ikea’s highly anticipated home solar systems have finally arrived in Australia – the first country to receive this market first outside of Europe. Now, consumers can buy a full suite kit from Ikea’s website, as the company’s partnership with Solargain looks to bring solar to Aussie rooftops. Known as Solstrale, the new offer was created […]

Momentum Energy: Aussie, Aussie, Aussie as oi, oi, oi.

As we look for ways to support Australian businesses, it’s not a bad time to think about switching to an Aussie power company. It might even save you a buck or two. We happen to know a great all-Australian energy company retailing electricity in Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland – and gas, for customers in Victoria. Momentum Energy is Aussie-owned and operated, with call centres in Melbourne and Hobart. That means they’re not affected by what […]

Powerwave: Australia Backed Solar Brand

Powerwave is a 100% Australian-owned, independent solar brand backed by Tradezone – Australia’s largest online electrical wholesaler. Both organisations are part of the Kingston Group of Companies with a Head Office on the Gold Coast. Powerwave is the culmination of over 35 years of business and product evolution by the Kingston Group.   Offering solar […]

MIL-Solar: Melbourne’s very own inverter leader

Designed, manufactured and supported from the heart of Melbourne, Australia, MIL-Systems’ very own MIL-Solar division has been setting industry benchmarks since 1987. The team have been kept busy across the decades, designing, manufacturing and supporting electronic power, battery and security products for both the communications industry and the Australian Defence forces. Blueprinted and crafted to […]

Celebrating Aussie Renewables

So far in 2020, there hasn’t been a whole lot of good news going on. But last month saw a number of positive outcomes for Australia’s renewable energy sector, including meeting the initial goal of producing 25 per cent of the country’s electricity supply from the main grid. According to Renew Economy, the National Energy […]

NSW Government urges businesses to express renewable energy projects

The NSW Government is pushing for businesses to express interests in renewable energy developments, as part of Australia’s first renewable energy zone. Destined to sit in the state’s Central West, the program is currently open for applications towards the development, which is set to begin construction in 2022. The State Government is looking to garner […]

Australia’s renewable sector carries huge number of job opportunities

Australia’s renewable industry is currently in the spotlight, as a huge study undertaken by the Clean Energy Council (CEC) made note that the sector employs more than 25,000 people, with the potential to reach 44,000 by 2025. According to Eco Generation, most of these job opportunities will sit in regional Australia, as noted by the […]

A solar power breakthrough is on the horizon

April didn’t see a whole lot of positives for the UK economy, but one sector that did flourish was the solar power field. According to BBC, the Met Office noted it had its sunniest April in history, recording the highest ever rate of production across electricity. Figures sit at 9.68GW for the month. But what’s […]