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Businesses

Graph of the Day: America’s top solar corporates

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The politics might be anti-renewables, but American businesses are still installing solar at a head spinning rate, according to the latest data from 2017.

Households

Rental solar scheme targets 15,000 Queensland investment homes

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Queensland property groups join forces to install solar and smart technology on 15,000 investment properties across the state, offering bill crunching PV to landlords and renters.

Off-Grid

Diesel-busting portable solar technology wins ARENA backing

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ARENA awards $289,725 for Canberra company to design, manufacture and test its rapidly redeployable Container Roll Out Solar System.

Businesses

Australian poultry farmer taps homegrown silicon energy storage

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SA energy storage outfit 1414 Degrees to provide NSW poultry processing plant with electricity and heat via a 25MWh thermal energy storage system.

Stories from Behind The Meter

Off-Grid

The Victoria mansion leading the exodus off the grid

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Ever get the idea that the decision to quit the grid – or not connect – was reserved for low energy users, austere consumers or those with no possibility of connection? Think again.

Off-Grid

How solar microgrids are bringing stability to war-torn Somalia

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Beleaguered by famine, terrorism and war, Somalia has the added burden of some of the highest energy costs in the world. But thanks to an East African company, relief is coming.

Households

5 impacts of living with solar + storage in an apartment

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It’s been over a year since we “flicked the switch” at Stucco. Has it lived up to our dreams of slashed power bills, carbon neutrality, and high levels of energy independence?

Households

How I became the first SonnenFlat customer and got my electricity bills down to $0

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Receiving your electricity bill can be frightening, but there is a way out. I know – I’ve already found it.

What the Professionals Say

Off-Grid

Beyond solar PV renewable heat and why we need it

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There’s more to renewable energy than just electricity. Renewable heat is an important alternative to gas for Australian homes and industry.

Ask our Expert

Solar Insiders Podcast April 18

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Pensioners before Paris? How about kids before coal? The case for solar, and interviews with an installer, a large scale solar developer, and a financier.

Households

Smart solar monitoring: Why you should have it

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Is your solar performing? Rooftop PV systems can be adversely affected by things outside of a household’s control – and without their knowledge. But you needn’t be in the dark about it.

Energy efficiency: More popular than puppies… and coal

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New survey reveals energy efficiency enjoys extremely high levels of public support. But that’s not why we should be embracing it.

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