Monday, 15 April 2019 08:43

MV Solar Roundup | 15 - 21 April 2019

 


 

Buzzworthy Solar/Renewable Energy News

Australian tech billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes wants the country’s politicians to start taking climate change more seriously. Cannon-Brookes, who made his fortune co-founding the enterprise software company Atlassian Corp., is pledging the firm will get all its power from renewable sources by 2025. 
- Bloomberg

 

The Queensland government has laid down regulations for solar farms that will allow only licensed electricians to install or remove PV panels. But the new rules will put hundreds of local jobs at risk and could bring some projects to a standstill, the CEC has warned.
- PV Magazine

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Monday, 15 April 2019 06:00

MV Solar Changing Lives in Vatulele Island, Fiji

Fiji is a small island but this is the first time MV Solar has done an installation on one of its many smaller islands, Vatulele. MV Solar Fiji technician Misa Driubalavu recalls the unforgettable trip to the island last March.
 
 
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Monday, 15 April 2019 06:00

Autumn is the best time to go solar. Here's why...

 

It's easy to understand how many would consider the spring and summer seasons to be the most popular time for a solar installation. The sun does shine much longer. 

 

However, there is actually a not-so-popular fact that autumn is THE best time to consider installing solar.

 

Let us give you a couple of practical reasons.

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Monday, 08 April 2019 09:15

MV Solar Roundup | 8 - 14 April 2019

 


 

Buzzworthy Solar/Renewable Energy News

Bank Australia, one of the country’s largest mutual banks, is calling on Australian business to lead a market-wide shift to renewable power as it becomes the second Australian company to sign up for the 100 per cent renewable power global business initiative, RE100. 
- Renew Economy

 

In a briefing looking into the renewable energy investment boom, BIS Oxford Economics estimates solar and wind will attract $20 billion of private investment in FY18 and FY19, spread over more than 70 projects. The consultants warn investment will slow beyond 2020 pointing to the upcoming Federal election as critically important for the future of Australia’s renewables pipeline.
- PV Magazine

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Monday, 01 April 2019 10:51

MV Solar Roundup | 1 - 7 April 2019

 


 

Buzzworthy Solar/Renewable Energy News

Smart Energy 2019, NSW’s biggest solar, battery storage and renewable energy conference and exhibition kicks off this Tuesday, 2nd of April. 
- PV Magazine

 

Australia's solar industry is "effectively unregulated" and consumers are falling victim to "predatory" sales tactics which pressure them to buy expensive systems, according to new research.
- ABC News

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Monday, 25 March 2019 10:34

MV Solar Roundup | 25 - 31 March 2019

 


 

Buzzworthy Solar/Renewable Energy News

A 30 kW vertical array has powered up at Australia’s Casey research station in Antarctica. The project is one the largest solar installations on the southernmost, ice-covered continent. 
- PV Magazine

 

Korean solar manufacturer Hanwha Q-Cells has lodged a lawsuit with the Federal Court of Australia against Chinese panel makers Jinko and Longi. 
- PV Magazine

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Monday, 18 March 2019 10:34

MV Solar Roundup | 18 - 24 March 2019

 


 

Buzzworthy Solar/Renewable Energy News

New released statistics shows Australia making a major contribution to the global utility-scale solar PV uptake.
- PV Magazine

 

Labor leader Michael Daley has pledged to spend $100 million installing solar panels on hundreds of public schools across NSW. 
- Sydney Morning Herald

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Monday, 11 March 2019 10:35

MV Solar Roundup | 11 - 17 March 2019

 


 

Buzzworthy Solar/Renewable Energy News

A new property development in Sydney’s north shore by Metro Property Development will be the first in Australia to offer residents $0 electricity bills by integrating battery power into each of the homes.
- Tech Guide

 

Up to 1000 landlords and their tenants have the chance to team up and cut power bills and emissions under a trial scheme in Bundaberg, Townsville and Gladstone.
- PV Magazine

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Monday, 04 March 2019 10:51

MV Solar Roundup | 4 - 10 March 2019

 


 

Buzzworthy Solar/Renewable Energy News

According to CEC, the effectiveness and long heritage of one of Australia’s most well-established technologies, hydro power,  makes it a perfect partner to complement wind and solar in the country.
- Renewable Energy News

 

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has put Labor behind Snowy 2.0 - the hydro-electric project green-lighted by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday - but called for an increase in renewable energy to prevent the mega-project from being "a battery with no plug".
- Sydney Morning Herald

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Monday, 25 February 2019 10:25

MV Solar Roundup | 25 February - 3 March 2019

 


 

Buzzworthy Solar/Renewable Energy News

New research claims that Australia is installing renewable energy faster than any other country. The government also recently announced they are taking even more steps to reduce national carbon footprint by planting one billion trees by 2050.
- Good News Network

 

Energy experts in Australia have issued a joint statement warning the Australian government that energy bottlenecks risk the country meeting its emissions targets.
- Power Technology

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