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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Get smart: It’s time to put energy efficiency to work

The market for smart energy management in Australia is taking off, as energy users act to take control of their energy costs, and businesses see demand management and onsite generation in a completely new light.

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NSW bowls club boosts solar capacity to 414kW, to cut grid power by 25%

Warilla Bowls and Recreation Club joins commercial solar boom, adding another 314kW to existing 100kW array to save $75,000 a year.

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Rooftop solar installer caught out for fraudulent STC creation

Clean energy regulator takes action against solar company found to have installed rooftop PV systems without compliant Certificates of Electrical Safety.

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Victorian school installs 500kW rooftop solar system

United Solar Energy wins tender to install 500kW rooftop PV system at Northern Bay College in Geelong, as more and more Australian schools turn to solar.

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