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5 TIPS TO DEVELOPING YOUR SOLAR FARM

If you are looking to developing a solar farm, it can be easy to go down some wrong paths, and expensive when this results in lost time and work. So here are a few tips that can help your project go smoothly, and hopefully be successful. Big is not the only way   Many projects […]
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CONSUMER POWER: THE UNIQUE ROLE OF CORPORATES IN RENEWABLE ENERGY

Interest is growing in Australia in the role that corporate electricity customers can play in the renewable energy market. This includes large corporations, Universities, councils and other large electricity users. Historically, the electricity customers for large scale wind and solar farms have been electricity retailers. Emerging new models see corporates play a more important role […]
PPA

HOW DO OFFSITE SOLAR PPAS WORK?

Offsite solar PPAs are an emerging model of renewable energy purchasing in Australia. This article discusses offsite solar PPAs where the solar farm is owned by a 3rd party, which can be an investor, investment fund, solar company or private owner. An alternative model is where the customer invests in and owns the solar farm […]
Yallourn

How 1GW of grid batteries could see Yallourn coal generator close in 12 months

Victoria is getting a lot of renewables. So much so, that one gigawatt of battery storage could mean it no longer needs the 45-year-old Yallourn brown coal power station next year. Let me explain. Here is screenshot from opennem.org.au of a week’s generation and demand in Victoria in March. You can see the majority of power supplied […]
solarstrata

Solar for Strata

We get many inquiries for solar from families or businesses who are in Strata’s. Here is our guide: We see 3 options for getting solar if you are in a strata: Get solar for yourself. Help all tenants/owners get their own solar together Get a shared solar system Option 1 – Get Solar for yourself […]
Heatpump

For those in Victoria, why you really should get a hot water heat pump

Owner occupiers in Victoria have a current opportunity for 2 or possibly 3 rebates for efficient hot water at the moment. And modern-day hot water heat pumps are a transformative way to reduce energy costs and support renewable energy. This article explains why, and some links at the bottom to help you get one ASAP. […]