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Community solar and battery project opens to investors “across Australia,” lowers cost barrier

The Orange Community Renewable Energy Park has opened the door to investors from all around Australia, as construction gets underway.

November 25, 2021

Rooftop solar industry “desperate for panels,” as supplies dry up

Australian solar manufacturer Tindo says shortage of panels and materials is leading to major solar supply crunch.

November 25, 2021

“Huge win” for solar, with rooftop DC isolators no longer mandatory

Rooftop DC isolators are no longer mandatory for residential systems, paving the way for less complex – and potentially safer…

November 22, 2021

The top 10 solar postcodes driving Victoria’s 1GW rooftop rebate milestone

More than 1 gigawatt of new residential solar capacity has been installed via the Victorian Labor government's Solar Homes Program…

November 19, 2021

Panasonic unveils new home battery in two sizes: big and bigger

New home battery storage offering from Panasonic suggests it expects US households to install bigger and bigger solar systems and…

November 19, 2021

New solar carport solution can scale up to shade hundreds of cars

Japan-based Sinanen unveils scalable solar carport solution which ranges from being able to shade hundreds of cars, down to a…

November 18, 2021

US solar giant flexes battery muscles with first virtual power plant

SunPower invites its SunVault energy storage customers in a number of states in the US to sign up to its…

November 17, 2021

Battery added to support more solar in Australia’s hottest town

Marble Bar in WA's Eastern Pilbara region will soon have the capacity to host another 100kW of rooftop solar after…

November 10, 2021

Melbourne office tower given a “solar skin” in post-Covid redesign

A post-pandemic reboot of plans to build a 48-level office tower in Melbourne’s CBD will feature a “solar skin” made…

November 10, 2021

New rules pave way for community batteries and taking customers off the grid

The shift to a national electricity market populated by disconnected microgrids and community batteries is being given a nudge along…

November 4, 2021