rooftop solar

Made in the shade: Solar + storage = two EVs in leafy suburbs of Melbourne

Rooftop solar and storage system installed in leafy Victorian suburb overcame shading problems to produce and store enough solar energy to power two electric vehicles, including a Tesla.

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The 5×4 concept: How Melbourne photographer leads world in zero carbon living

Photographer Ralph Alphonso had planned to turn a small inner city property space - just 5 metres by 4 metres - next to his inner city photographic studio in east Melbourne into a car port with a roof. Instead, after prompting from his father, he came up with a better idea.

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Aldi puts first solar on store in Tweed Heads, others to follow

Aldi becomes latest retail chain to begin installing rooftop solar, as commercial solar market shows signs of maturity in Australia.

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SunEdison targets Australian market with exclusive panel offering

After a horror couple of months, SunEdison launches onto Australian market with exclusive offer of low-cost, high efficiency solar panel.

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Stockland to add big solar arrays to three more shopping centres

Stockland contemplates another three MW-scale rooftop solar arrays on its shopping centres, including what could be the largest array on an Australian car-park facility.

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Living 100% renewable: the energy consumer in 2050

The 100% renewable energy scenario starts in the home. By 2030, a major new report predicts, all private consumers and small and medium enterprises (SME) will meet most of their electricity needs with solar PV and storage.

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NSW Riverina shire installs 416kW solar across 14 council sites

Shire of Corowa in NSW Riverina region is powering most of its local government buildings and facilities with more than 700,000kWh a year of solar power.

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Consumers want to be energy self-sufficient – but who will help them do it?

Australian consumers want to embrace energy technologies like solar and storage that offer them cheaper electricity and greater energy independence – and power industry incumbents to meet this new wave of demand, or lose their grip on the market.

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Woolworths builds solar portfolio to 1.2MW, well short of 320MW mooted in 2010

Woolworths has quietly installed 1.2MW of rooftop solar, but it is well short of the 320MW potential it identified five years ago.

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GPT building 1.25MW rooftop solar array in Darwin, largest in Australia

GPT building a 1.25MW solar array on Darwin shopping centre, nudging rival's claim to largest rooftop array in Australia.

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