Gosford Council to install 435kW rooftop solar on 7 sites

Gosford City Council has decided to install 435kW of rooftop solar on seven council facilities in a move it says should save it more than $80,000 a year in electricity costs.

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All-electric bus unveiled in Melbourne, heading to Sydney on one charge

A newly unveiled all-electric Australian bus will drive 1004km from Melbourne to Sydney on a single charge, in its first official road test.

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Adelaide Airport to add more than 1MW solar PV

Adelaide Airport to install largest solar PV system at an Australian airport on its short-term car park roof.

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Brisbane shopping centre installs 100kW solar car shade

A 100kW solar array has been installed on existing car shades at a shopping centre in Ipswich, Qld, cutting the owner's energy costs by 30-40%.

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Victorian aged care facility to save $40k a year with solar

A Mildura not-for-profit aged care facility is projected to save $40,000 a year after installing just under 100kW of solar on its rooftops – an investment that will be paid off in under three years.

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Remote Qld resort taps solar, starting with PV-powered tourist boats

Adels Grove eco-resort in remote western Queensland wasn't allowed to use outboard motors, so it invested in two solar-powered boats for tourist excursions.

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‘Use it or (almost) lose it’: Why Australia is a key energy storage market

Among the many inverter and battery storage technologies on show at the All-Energy Australia conference and exhibition last week in Melbourne was a few of the latest offerings from Israeli inverter company, SolarEdge. SolarEdge, which like many other big players in this sector, has lately turned its focus to developing inverter technology that supports solar […]

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A ‘green’ death: standalone power for NSW crematorium provides carbon neutral funerals

With the energy requirements for a cremator, small cool room, air conditioners, mortuary and processing equipment all being run from a battery bank, the environmentally conscious can now protect the planet even after death.

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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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