Monday, 10 June 2019 05:00

MV Solar Roundup #56



Buzzworthy Solar/Renewable Energy News

An historic new report from Energy Watch shows that AU can reach 100% renewable energy in just a few decades, and it’s affordable; making this the clear answer to tackling climate change.
- PV Magazine


Tours are not only costly but can also be bad for the environment. So, Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farm projects.
- The Guardian


Monday, 03 June 2019 09:32

MV Solar Roundup #55



Buzzworthy Solar/Renewable Energy News

Strong investments in renewable energy projects has continued to drive down electricity emissions, as wind reaches a new milestone, overtaking hydro for the first time, according to the latest National Energy Emissions Audit published by The Australia Institute.
- Renew Economy


Let’s take  a deep dive into the ABC’s report on shonky solar to determine what was fair and what was not.
- Solar Quotes - Blog


Tuesday, 28 May 2019 10:03

3 Big Reasons Why Your Business Should Be Using Solar

There's a renewable energy revolution happening around the world, no thanks to worsening climate condition and other environmental factors.


We're at the time of highest awareness and need to utilize clean energy, whether at home or in business.


In fact, within a couple of years big business names like Google, Facebook and Coca-Cola have announced plans to switch to a more sustainable route -- particularly solar.


So, as a responsible business owner, isn't it time that you, too, run your business using solar power? 


If you're still in doubt about what solar can bring to your business, read on.


Monday, 27 May 2019 09:19

MV Solar Roundup #54



Buzzworthy Solar/Renewable Energy News

With Scott Morrison at the helm of the federal government for another three years, could solar take a back seat?
- PV Magazine


International oil majors are manoeuvring into what could become a dominant position in Australia's fast-growing renewable energy and storage sector.
- Financial Review


Wednesday, 22 May 2019 08:22

10 Funny Solar Memes & Comics to Make Your Day

It's a tensed time for renewable energy with the 'climate election' day getting closer. But we can always have a some fun while waiting for the important event. So, let's have a look at some memes and comics, shall we?


Wednesday, 22 May 2019 08:18

7 Ways for Solar Owners to Prepare for Winter

Winter is coming.


No, there won't be any ice cold monster to scare us solar owners. However, the thought of having less sun time and less energy output is actually more worrisome. 


But fret not. There are some ways to make sure that we and our solar-powered home survive the winter even with minimal energy generation.


Below are just some of the most practical tips we can all follow to prepare and enjoy the cooler season.


Monday, 20 May 2019 09:40

MV Solar Roundup #53



Buzzworthy Solar/Renewable Energy News

Alongside the retail property, manufacturing, agribusiness and education sectors, the Australian aged care industry is emerging as one of the major players in the commercial and industrial (C&I) solar arena.
- PV Magazine


Brisbane Airport's huge solar panels project which was announced in October 2017, has reached a "practical completion".
- Australian Aviation


Monday, 13 May 2019 09:42

MV Solar Roundup #52



Buzzworthy Solar/Renewable Energy News

Only a month after it signed up to the global initiative RE100, Bank Australia has announced it made the switch to 100% renewable electricity one year ahead of its 2020 target.
- PV Magazine


Having burst out of an investment black hole at warp speed, the renewable energy sector's massive building boom looks likely to hit an uncompromising wall. The reckoning is likely to be sooner rather later.
- ABC News


Monday, 06 May 2019 09:02

MV Solar Roundup #51



Buzzworthy Solar/Renewable Energy News

Labor will pledge up to $1 billion to install solar panels at thousands of schools in an ambitious scheme to create "virtual power plants" that put energy back into the electricity grid.
- The Sydney Morning Herald


The Clean Energy Council calls on the next federal government to adopt a strong clean energy policy.
- Clean Energy Council


Monday, 29 April 2019 09:46

MV Solar Roundup #50



Buzzworthy Solar/Renewable Energy News

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has proposed a $36 million microgrid pilot programme to test the feasibility of microgrids in remote and poorly served regions of the country. 
- Smart Energy


In the run-up to the May federal election, thirteen farmer and irrigator groups have called for more government support for solar PV and battery storage installed on site, and removal of barriers to connecting on-farm generation to the grid.
- PV Magazine


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