Dairy farmers and small businesses now eligible for grants

Dedicating $40 million towards supporting community efforts and small businesses across Australia, the Energy Efficient Communities Program has opened its doors to new grant applications. The program is designed to help eligible businesses effectively reduce energy bills and slash related emissions. What is the Energy Efficient Communities Program? The initiative has been formed to combat […]

Scott Morrison, Please ‘Solar our Schools’

Well, we can. The opportunity is there more than ever before, and calls to Scott Morrison to drive clean-energy initiatives further across the educational sector are being heard loud and clear. A current petition being advocated by Australian Parents for Climate Action (AP4CA) is urging for Prime Minister Scott Morrison to introduce solar energy into […]

Surviving COVID-19 lockdown bill shocks through solar power

The burden COVID-19 has inflicted on both society, and the economic sector, is phenomenal; and that’s without even mentioning the severity of health-related outcomes. As we continue to adapt to the ‘new normal’ and some parts of Australia head back into stage three lockdowns, finding ways to keep daily life at home streamlined remains a […]

Australian researchers join global forces to create new solar flow batteries.

A project in the US, featuring a team of Australian PV scientists, has successfully explored the viability of “ultra-efficient” solar flow batteries, providing an exceptionally long-lasting solution to store and distribute renewable electricity. The most prominent feature is that the technology can produce, store and then distribute electricity created from the sun in one central […]

Moving house? Here’s what you need to know about your utilities

It doesn’t matter if you’ve done it a thousand times or this is your first shot at it – moving house is always a stressful time. Your to-do list never seems to stop growing, and there are endless things to arrange. And then dealing with the connection of your utilities and deciding what provider to […]

Solar printed panels light up Sydney

We’re not new to the world of printing objects – the evolving art form is becoming more complex by the day, producing huge benefits to industries of all shapes and forms. Now, renewable energy is getting a first-hand encounter with this technology, with printed solar cells now being trialled in a Sydney public space for […]

South Australian poultry farm adopts Tesla battery support

A South Australian poultry farm is looking to decrease its reliance on gas and electricity by moving its focus towards solar energy. And it comes to no surprise that it will partner with the Tesla lithium-ion battery – the world’s largest of its kind – to do so. Located in Blanchetown, the Riverlands Free Range […]

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 […]