Queensland

Queensland solar rule will blow out costs, cause months-long delays

Industry warns rule change requiring licensed electricians, only, to install solar panels on projects 100kW-plus, will have dire consequences for projects already under construction.

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“Cheap shot” at commercial solar: Industry slams Queensland rule change

Solar developers slam Queensland government rule restricting panel installation to licensed electricians as "absurd," and warn it will kill many commercial solar projects.

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Queensland to get battery boost as government launches grant and loan scheme

Queensland Labor launches scheme offering 1500 Queensland households and small businesses interest-free loans and grants of $3000 to buy batteries or combined solar-battery systems.

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Qld low-income, rental households targeted in 6MW rooftop solar trial

Qld govt rooftop solar trial targets state’s most vulnerable electricity customers – and its half a million rental households – in plan to deliver up to 6MW of new rooftop solar PV.

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Memo Energex: Battery storage plus 44c FIT is a bonus, not a rip-off

Energex proposes to punish solar households that add battery storage. The network should be encouraging them.

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Gold Coast shopping centre adds 636kW solar carpark – Australia’s largest

A Queensland shopping centre has installed a 636kW solar carpark, giving it the title of Australia's largest – but not for long.

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Remote Qld resort taps solar, starting with PV-powered tourist boats

Adels Grove eco-resort in remote western Queensland wasn't allowed to use outboard motors, so it invested in two solar-powered boats for tourist excursions.

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Tesla journey through Queensland: Charging up with wind power

In Part 3 of this Tesla's 9,000kms odyssey through Queensland, without a super-charging network, we learn how the car plugged into the only wind farm in the state.

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