Solar

Greener, cheaper living for tenants: CEFC backs “build-to-rent” property fund

CEFC becomes cornerstone investor in Australia's first build-to-rent property fund – a $1bn effort being led and managed by Mirvac. As well targeting Australia's growing rental property market, the project aims to extend the benefits of energy efficient – and even self-sufficient – homes to renters.

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WA energy minister mulls home battery incentives, in solar tariff review

WA energy minister to review solar tariffs, and possible incentives to boost battery uptake, as the state's rooftop PV market continues to boom.

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Power Ledger extends P2P solar sharing to WA apartment complex

Perth company applies P2P platform to Fremantle apartment complex with solar and battery storage to offer residents "transactive layer" to trade their own energy.

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SA Water narrows field for 159MW solar roll-out

South Australia largest water and sewerage services supplier edges closer to goal of net zero electricity costs, with shortlist for solar rollout.

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Commercial solar pilot delivers one of Tasmania’s biggest PV installs

Tasmanian freight company SRT Logistics has installed 831kW of PV as part of a collaboration between installer Beon Energy Solutions and electricity retailer Aurora Energy.

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US tribal community seeks energy sovereignty with solar microgrid and utility

The Mashpee Wampanoag Community Development Corp is on a path to establish energy self-sufficiency that supports its sustainability goals and provides a model for other communities.

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Is this Australia’s biggest home rooftop solar and battery storage system?

Stately home in regional Victoria could boast Australia's biggest grid-connected rooftop solar and storage system, after the innovative installation of 32kW of PV and 60kWh of batteries.

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Facebook Oregon data centre to be powered by 437MW of solar

Internet giant inks deal with western US electric company Pacific Power to build more than 400MW of new solar capacity in Oregon to power Facebook’s Prineville Data Centre.

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Australian window shade maker taps solar with 800kW rooftop PV system

Hunter Douglas Australia installs 800kW rooftop solar system at Sydney warehouse and manufacturing plant, to cut costs and go a shade greener.

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Apple launches new $300m clean energy fund in China


Apple creates “first-of-its-kind” investment fund, tapping greater purchasing power to expand the clean energy options available to its smaller Chinese suppliers.

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