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Hundreds of Queensland state schools to go solar

Qld govt to fund solar and energy efficiency roll out across around 800 state schools, in bid to cut the collective energy bill by 20%.

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Solar portables that can help power schools tested in NSW pilot

An ARENA-backed pilot at two NSW schools will trial super efficient portables with enough solar to power three classrooms.

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Private schools go big on solar – a lesson in ethics and good business

Perth's Christ Church Grammar to install 670kW of solar, to save $195,000 a year, and teach its students a valuable lesson. Meanwhile, across the continent, a Melbourne school looks like going even bigger.

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Victorian school installs 500kW rooftop solar system

United Solar Energy wins tender to install 500kW rooftop PV system at Northern Bay College in Geelong, as more and more Australian schools turn to solar.

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Catholic schools go big in rooftop solar and battery storage

A massive solar and storage rollout has begun for schools in Central Queensland, contracting for rooftop PV totalling more than 4MW with battery storage of 3MWh.

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Schools are leading the charge on solar in Sydney’s East

A joint initiative by Randwick, Waverley and Woollahra Councils, Solar my School is helping schools make the switch to solar by providing free independent expert advice and support, from start to finish.

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SA govt to install solar at 40 schools, fund lighting upgrades

South Australian government announces $15m scheme to fund rooftop solar and energy efficiency upgrades for schools across the state.

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Vatican proposes global rollout of solar in Catholic schools after Queensland lead

Townsville project to install rooftop solar on dozens of Catholic schools inspired Vatican to propose a global project to encourage all Catholic schools to go solar.

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Queensland school installs solar and battery storage – an Australian first

A 194kW solar system with 250kWh of battery storage installed at Bundaberg Christian College will cut the school's grid power use by 80% and save it up to $100,000 a year.

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Adelaide school taps geothermal energy for pool heating, air conditioning

In a state first, St Peters College in South Australia will install a geothermal energy system to provide cheaper, renewable heating and cooling for its indoor pool facility.

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