Tesla calls for a 20 gigawatt storage target for Australia

US electric vehicle and battery giant, Tesla, has called on Australia’s federal government to set a 20 gigawatt energy storage target, as a mechanism to ensure the country meets its

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NSW flags tighter rules on where wind and solar farms can be built

The New South Wales government is seeking to amend state planning rules to protect major regional centres from “encroaching solar and wind development,” as the state ramps up its shift

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NSW draws up map for massive 8GW renewable energy zone in New England

Australia’s most coal power dependent state, New South Wales, has mapped out its latest designated renewable energy zone, the New England REZ, which will host a massive 8GW of wind,

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Why solar farms won’t stew your fruit or boil your berries

The theory that solar farms can act as “massive heat banks” and even spoil food crops has been challenged by the findings of a new international scientific study that has shown PV

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Solar Panel Prices Hike Over 30% in October 2021

The ‘solarcoaster’ cycles of the Australia solar power industry are an economists dream and a solar business owners worst nightmare. The latest challenge for the industry to hurdle is the

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More than 1GW of new wind, solar and battery storage registered in last three months

More than one gigawatt of new large-scale wind, solar and energy storage projects has been registered on the National Electricity Market over the past three months, the Australian Energy Market

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Battery storage charges up for big switch to 5-minute settlements

Australia’s main grid has made the switch to a single five minute trading settlement period, marking one of the biggest and most strongly contested changes in its history and a

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7 Factors That Determine the Right Solar Configuration for Your Home

Residential solar power systems are more prevalent than ever, and a large number of homeowners have begun to make the switch to this greener, more eco-friendly power source. Before initial

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Solar Pool Pumps: Costs, Options and Benefits Explained

A backyard pool is the quintessential lifestyle accessory in Australia, and around 13% of Australian homes have a pool in the backyard. Having a pool provides relief from summer heat

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Solar meets more than 100 per cent of local demand in South Australia again

Solar power, the vast majority of it generated on household and business rooftops, has again delivered more than 100 per cent of local demand in South Australia, in what is

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