solar PV

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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How battery storage can cut home electricity bills by one quarter

New data shows that in South Australia, battery storage is already offering significant savings – as much as 25% on annual electricity bill costs – to households with solar. Retailers will need to turn to Plan B.

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University of Southern Qld to install 1.9MW solar, battery storage

USQ to install 1.9MW solar, plus battery storage across three campuses in three-stage Sustainable Energy Solution aimed at slashing the University’s electricity costs and emissions.

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St Vincent’s Health to install 2.7MW solar across 16 sites

St Vincent's Health to install nearly 3MW of solar PV across 16 sites in three states – one of the Australia's largest commercial solar roll-outs to date.

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Solar Choice PV price index: Why bigger could be better

Average solar system prices for Australia’s capital cities rose slightly between September and October, mostly among smaller systems.

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Kmart locks in second commercial solar install – 100kW on new NSW store

Kmart will install 100kW on the roof of its under construction outlet in Port Macquarie after successfully putting 100kW on a site in WA.

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Largest solar array installed at an Australian winery passes half-way mark

AGL chief says 1.4MW solar PV array across Yalumba wineries in SA shows how distributed energy empowers business, offering greater control of energy use and costs, resilience during system failures.

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Kiribati leads by example on solar, slashes dependence on diesel fuel

Kiribati will "practice what we preach" with 548kW of solar installations in South Tarawa, cutting diesel fuel imports by 230,000 litres a year, saving govt $US290,000.

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City of Port Phillip adds 172kW rooftop solar at St Kilda HQ

City of Port Phillip to save $44,000/year on electricity costs with installation of 172kW solar on the roof of St Kilda Town Hall.

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Is it worth charging off-peak to sneak in a second cycle for your battery?

The idea of sneaking in a battery cycle first thing in the morning doesn’t bear fruit, because most households are already exporting energy during their morning peak.

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