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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GCL increases shipments of E-KwBe batteries to Australian market

GCL_SI's E-KwBe battery joins the rush of storage systems flooding the Australian market as demand for such technology soars.

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“Crocodile Dundee” pub goes solar in remote Queensland

Walkabout Creek Hotel, made famous in the film Crocodile Dundee, will save more than $3,000 a year on energy after installing a 6.2kW solar PV system.

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UTS to purchase “chilled energy” from offsite plant

UTS will cool a number of its buildings at its city campus by piping chilled air in from a nearby district cooling system.

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Redflow gets $600,000 battery storage order from Melbourne installer

Australian battery storage developer Redflow says it has received a $600,000 order from a Melbourne-based energy system installer.

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Pumped on solar: How Australian farmers are harvesting the sun to water their fields

Farmers are finding that using solar and storage to create their own mini power stations is cheaper, cleaner and more reliable alternative to diesel or dependence on the grid. Power hungry irrigators, in particular, are finding quick paybacks.

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Teachers Mutual Bank adds 186kW solar, boosting banking sector PV by 80%

One of Australia's largest mutual banks has installed solar on four of its buildings, in measure that will save it $750,000 over five years.

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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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One quarter of Australian businesses generates solar power, survey says

Survey finds nearly one-quarter of businesses already generating some power with rooftop solar – 83% seriously considering it.

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