W.A. to fund solar farms in six remote indigenous communities
Written by Sophie Vorrath / One Step Off The Grid / 10 May 2019 Up to 4MW of solar will be installed across six remote indigenous communities in Western Australia, as part of an $11.6 million plan to slash the use of heavy-polluting and heavily…
Ikea to begin the sale of solar modules in Sweden
Written by Emiliano Bellini / PV Magazine / 9 May 2019 By 2025, the furniture giant plans to offer solar panels worldwide at its stores. The company is in negotiation with potential partners and a supplier for the sale of PV panels in Sweden, which…
Federal Election 2019: Charging an electric car with solar panels could take up to five days
Written by Lanai Scarr / The West Australian / 10 May 2019 Labor’s plans to have Australians charge their electric vehicles via solar panels on their rooftops could see some cars take up to five days to fully charge. The West Australian can reveal an analysis…
How do I get the best out of my solar system over winter?
With winter now also upon us, solar panel owners will be experiencing the drop in solar power output that comes in the cooler months. With shorter days, more cloud cover and the sun shining at a different angle, you may lose up to a third or half of your solar system’s usual output. While this will impact on your power bills — some things can be done to make sure your panels continue operating as efficiently as possible all through the winter.
Musk’s radical rethink of electric transport, and the value of Tesla and its cars
Written by Giles Parkinson / The Driven / 6 May 2019 Three figures stood out late last week when Tesla CEO Elon Musk invited us to rethink the future of electric transport, and the worth of Tesla cars and the company itself. Musk has already…
Renewable energy leaders welcome $75m cash injection Labor promise for sector
Written by Ashleigh McMillan / The Curier / 3 May 2019 Renewable energy leaders have welcomed a funding promise for training in the sector, as Ballarat hits ‘critical mass’ with wind energy. Labor leader Bill Shorten promised on Thursday to put $75 million towards building…
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