Monday, 10 December 2018 10:59

MV Solar Weekly Roundup | 10 - 16 Dec 18

We've had our coffee and we're ready to start this week right. But first, let's have this week's roundup!

Lacour Energy secured approval for construction 800 MW Clarke Creek Wind Farm; AU politicians propose plans to export renewable energy; Low-income residents in SA use innovative solar scheme to shave off power bills; And Environment Minister Melissa Price responds a report and says the climate change experts had it wrong.

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Monday, 03 December 2018 11:04

MV Solar Weekly Roundup | 3 - 9 Dec 18

Welcome summer! Let's make it even hotter with this week's roundup.

Victorians vote to keep Labor in government to expand and increase investment in solar, wind and battery storage; Australian Vintage becomes the first wine producer in Australia to go renewable; Grant helps tenants of housing co-operative set up a solar power system; Researchers have created an iron molecule that could provide cheaper solar energy.

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Monday, 26 November 2018 10:56

MV Solar Weekly Roundup | 26 Nov - 2 Dec 18

We're saying goodbye to spring and hello to the scorching summer sun. This week's roundup is just as hot.

Australia's boom in renewable energy faces an impasse; A rapid shift to renewable energy would create an employment boom; AGL develops solar trading platform; Australia is moving closer to becoming a global leader in ocean energy; And thousands of Australian students will go on strike to demand serious action on climate change.

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Monday, 19 November 2018 11:00

MV Solar Weekly Roundup | 19 - 25 Nov 18

May we all have a great and productive week ahead. Let's start it with a good roundup.

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) is ready to address a heightened risk of power failure during summer peak-demand periods; A team from the University of Wollongong Australia-Dubai and TAFE NSW competes in the 2018 Solar Decathlon; JinkoSolar receives the 2018 World Brand Award; And a material that can help build highly efficient solar cells and light-emitting diodes has been developed. 

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Monday, 12 November 2018 11:18

MV Solar Weekly Roundup | 12 - 18 Nov 18

Let's get this week started right with a good roundup!

The Victorian Labor Party announced plan to increase the state’s Renewable Energy Target to 50% by 2030; SA Government launched a $100 million subsidy scheme for domestic batteries; Battery storage technology in AU is growing more swiftly that previously predicted; A residential development in Western Sydney will have a fully integrated solar and home battery solution; And scientists in Sweden have developed a specialised fluid that can store energy from the sun for over a decade. 

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Monday, 05 November 2018 10:58

MV Solar Weekly Roundup | 5 - 11 Nov 18

It's Melbourne Cup week! To add to the excitement, here's a brand new roundup.

A Brisbane school has become the first in Australia to go off-grid; A public warning has been issued for potentially dangerous solar panel installations in South Australian homes; A German racing team makes Australia the testing ground for innovative materials in world’s “toughest solar race”; HYUNDAI and Kia are planning to introduce solar roofs on some models; And a couple plans to drive a solar-powered vehicle to Antarctica.

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Monday, 29 October 2018 11:02

MV Solar Weekly Roundup | 29 Oct - 4 Nov 18

Looks like it's going to be a cloudy week, but that won't stop this week's roundup from shining.

Australian companies aiming 100 per cent renewable energy will meet at the RE100 in Sydney; Beverage colossus Coca-Cola plans to upgrade its solar production to cut annual energy costs; A globe-trotting solar-powered tuk tuk is set to fire up conversations on sustainable transport; And a startup in Israel is implanting tiny solar panels on electronic devices.

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Monday, 22 October 2018 11:04

MV Solar Weekly Roundup | 22 - 28 Oct 18

It's going to be a great week. But first, a roundup!

Free solar PV systems for low-income households in NSW; Australians lack access to good quality and reasonably-priced solar hot water systems; New report suggests that 2035 will mark the age of renewables; West Australia is still lagging far behind the rest of the country in its renewable energy generation; And the world’s largest microgrid to be built in Palau.

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Monday, 15 October 2018 11:04

MV Solar Weekly Roundup | 15 - 21 Oct 18

Grab your favorite beverage and let's start the roundup!

Australia could face a crisis where the grid cannot handle the excess level of distributed electricity generated; Energy networks push for cap on solar power; A clean energy project in Melbourne receives first prize from Land Art Generator Initiative; HongKong to transition fully to renewable energy; And a solar-powered pipe that could desalinate water for a city in California.

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Monday, 08 October 2018 12:02

MV Solar Weekly Roundup | 8 - 14 Oct 18

Let's make this week a great one with this exciting roundup!

Victoria is set to create more than 6,000 green energy jobs and overtakes Queensland; LG Electronics Australia to offer energy storage solutions (ESS) for residential customers; Australian start-up creates an interactive online loan system allowing solar customers to buy now and pay later; And a solar-powered ethical garment factory in Sri Lanka has become the first Passive House certified building in South Asia.

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