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Chinese solar inverter brand de-listed over safety issues

Chinese solar inverter brand de-listed over safety issues

CEC says all inverters by Shenzhen Sofarsolar “de-listed” from organisation’s catalogue of compliant products, after tests turned up a potential safety issue.

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"Interest free" loans for solar and storage for South Australia households

“Interest free” loans for solar and storage for South Australia households

South Australia Labor government offers “interest free” loans to 10,000 households to install rooftop solar and battery storage

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Tasmania Labor pitches 120% renewables target, rooftop solar boost

Tasmania Labor pitches 120% renewables target, rooftop solar boost

Tasmania Labor unveils energy policy targeting 120% renewables, increased electricity exports, and an 80% boost to distributed resources like rooftop solar.

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Australia rooftop solar boom continues with best January ever

Australia rooftop solar boom continues with best January ever

Australian homes and businesses continue to install solar at a cracking pace in January, adding another 111MW to the 2017 total of more than 1.25GW.

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Solar installs through the roof, as Australians deliver record growth

Solar installs through the roof, as Australians deliver record growth

SunWiz data – and eye-watering charts – reveal 2017 was a “magnificent record setting year” for solar installs, with 50% more rooftop PV capacity added across the country than in 2016, and some astonishing growth in the commercial solar sector.

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9 solar PV records broken in Australia in 2017 (and one for batteries)

9 solar PV records broken in Australia in 2017 (and one for batteries)

2017 has been a year of records for Australian solar power, and the year’s not even finished yet. Here are 10 of the highlights so far…

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Busting more myths about South Australia's wind and solar

Busting more myths about South Australia’s wind and solar

The recent performance of wind and solar in South Australia – 63 per cent of consumption – dispels a few myths around renewables and makes a nonsense of the proposed National Energy Guarantee.

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NSW bowls club boosts solar capacity to 414kW, to cut grid power by 25%

NSW bowls club boosts solar capacity to 414kW, to cut grid power by 25%

Warilla Bowls and Recreation Club joins commercial solar boom, adding another 314kW to existing 100kW array to save $75,000 a year.

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Rooftop solar changes unsettle industry, raising fears worse to come

Rooftop solar changes unsettle industry, raising fears worse to come

Confusion over RET regulation changes has revealed large cracks in the faith of the renewable energy industry, which – still recovering from the Abbott years – is spooked by the National Energy Guarantee, and possible future policy changes, just as the market is hitting its stride.

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Australia adds 107MW rooftop solar in October as 2017 heads for record year

Australia adds 107MW rooftop solar in October as 2017 heads for record year

Commercial solar growth helps push Australia’s total PV installs to 107MW in October, almost guaranteeing 1GW record for 2017.

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We need to talk about rooftop solar

We need to talk about rooftop solar

So you’ve installed rooftop solar – but is it performing as well as you expected? A new APVI web-based survey aims to help improve the quality of PV system components, installations and system designs.