Commercial solar blow as GPT hits pause on 30MW PV rollout

Diversified property owner GPT Group has pressed pause on plans to install a further 30MW of commercial solar PV, citing fresh energy policy uncertainty stirred up by the Turnbull government's proposed National Energy Guarantee.

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Zen Energy gets retail licence to launch “baseload” renewable product

Zen Energy gets electricity retailer licence to offer "baseload renewable energy" product and proceed with 1GW solar and storage facility at the Whyalla Steelworks.

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Todae lands 1.8MW rooftop array as Stockland aims for 12MW solar

Todae Solar has landed what is likely to be one of the largest rooftop solar installations in Australia – a 1.87MW expansion of the array on top of the Green Hills shopping centre in Sydney, as owner Stockland aims for 12.3MW of rooftop solar across its portfolio. Stockland has already installed 2.3MW on the rooftops […]

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Qld car dealership to trial “urban solar farm” technology

Car dealership installs 330kW solar PV and 96kWh in battery storage, not just to slash power costs, but to test potential to generate revenue by selling excess energy to the grid.

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Solar Insiders Podcast November 30

Australia’s only solar module manufacturer Tindo is looking to expand its factory and add battery storage manufacturing. Plus: All the solar news of the week.

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Carlsberg launches 100% biogas powered brewery in Sweden

Global brewing company Carlsberg Group has announced the launch of its first carbon-neutral brewery in Sweden, which is now 100 per cent powered by renewable biogas.

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Aldi Australia continues commercial solar roll-out with massive 1MW array

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has rolled out its biggest Australian project yet – a 1MW array to supply all the energy needs of a Queensland distribution centre.

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Energy Action one of the first in Australia to secure embedded network accreditation from AEMO

From the 1st December 2017, all landlords operating an embedded network will be required to have an AEMO accredited ENM in place to ensure they are offering a competitive service to tenants seeking access to the electricity market.

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Despite boom, rooftop solar industry on tenterhooks over RET changes

Confusion over RET regulation changes has revealed large cracks in the faith of the renewable energy industry, which – still recovering from the Abbott years – is spooked by the National Energy Guarantee, and possible future policy changes, just as the market is hitting its stride.

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Victoria utility installs first large-scale solar system on water tank

Wannon Water says 100kW system first to be put on utility water tank in Australia, will provide all power for water treatment facility on sunny days.

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