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Ergon takes steps to manage booming rooftop solar uptake

Ergon takes steps to manage booming rooftop solar uptake

UPDATED: Regional Queensland network operator rolls out technology to allow more rooftop solar power to be exported to the grid, without disrupting supply.

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NSW solar feed-in tariff slashed by 44% for 2018/19

NSW solar feed-in tariff slashed by 44% for 2018/19

IPART makes good on plan to slash state rooftop solar tariff almost by half, ignoring concerns cut will penalise solar households for their role in helping to bring power prices down.

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How a hidden fossil fuel subsidy is costing homeowners thousands

How a hidden fossil fuel subsidy is costing homeowners thousands

Did you know most states’ building codes force people to connect a new house to the gas network? The question is – why?

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The sneaky war against renewables in the bush

The sneaky war against renewables in the bush

If you live in a remote area of Victoria the government will subsidise your off-grid fuel needs … and not if you power your off-grid home with solar.

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Company selling "Australia's cheapest battery" is in liquidation

Company selling “Australia’s cheapest battery” is in liquidation

Victorian energy storage business that offered “the most affordable battery in Australia” – and longest warranty – has gone into liquidation.

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Shared solar switched on at Melbourne apartment complex

Shared solar switched on at Melbourne apartment complex

Allume Energy has switched on its first suburban shared solar system that allows PV electricity to be distributed and billed to individual tenants, for 30% less than grid costs.

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Sungrow adds 4.8kWh PowCube battery to Australian market

Sungrow adds 4.8kWh PowCube battery to Australian market

Sungrow Power has launched its next generation suite of inverter and battery storage technology in Australia, including the 4.8kWh lithium-ion PowCube.

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Hyundai jumps back into booming Australian solar market

Hyundai jumps back into booming Australian solar market

Hyundai Heavy Industries re-enters Australian solar market, with $70m vote of confidence in residential and commercial rooftop solar boom.

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IPART gets tough on tariffs for NSW rooftop solar

IPART gets tough on tariffs for NSW rooftop solar

IPART confirms plans to effectively penalise NSW solar households for the lower electricity prices their rooftop PV has helped to deliver, by cutting the recommended feed-in tariff in half for 2018/19.

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Townsville resort bets big on solar, efficiency

Townsville resort bets big on solar, efficiency

A luxury resort in Townsville in Queensland’s north is looking to cut its grid power consumption by up to 70 per cent, through a suite of cutting edge renewable energy and energy efficiency upgrades.

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New home buyers in WA offered "game-changing" solar PPA

New home buyers in WA offered “game-changing” solar PPA

Buyers of new-build homes at a property development in Perth’s northern suburbs offered solar PPA that promises to cut their daytime power costs by 40%.