November 23, 2017

  A university in southern NSW claims to have installed what is Australia's largest rooftop solar power system so far.
 

 Charles Sturt University (CSU) has switched on a 6,000-panel system at its Wagga Wagga campus, at a cost of $3.2 million.
 

 CSU green manager E...

November 17, 2017

A small regional school hidden away in bushland in South Australia's south-east is hoping to become a model for sustainable living with a 100 per cent solar-powered trout farm!

 


 

Kangaroo Inn Area School, about 40km north of Millicent, has begun a Major renewable ene...

November 16, 2017


New data has confirmed a second rooftop solar boom taking place around Australia which has been driven by falling technology costs and increasingly volatile electricity prices.
Nearly one quarter of all Australian households found to have invested in solar panels.



Th...

November 15, 2017


Adelaide's Airport just got a massive edition with its rooftop solar install. Its now supplying just under 10 percent of the major airport's energy needs.

The new system, installed on the roof of airport’s short-term car park brings the airport’s total solar capacity t...

November 13, 2017

Some interesting facts about Solar Panels!

1. Airplanes can travel around the world powered by Solar

Though many may be aware that solar energy can power trains, cars and even space stations, many were skeptical when Bertrand Piccard decided to fly a solar-powered plan...

November 8, 2017

Greenhouse farming has existed since the 15th century, and the idea of growing plants in an area that could be environmentally controlled can be traced back to the Roman Empire. Now, greenhouses are powered by electricity from the grid and their total food production a...

November 6, 2017

It's that time of year again! The solar car transcontinental race is in full swing and teams from around the world have come to compete against each other and see who really designed the best solar-powered car.
 



Solar-powered cars from more than 30 countries around t...

November 3, 2017

Sydneys's western suburbs are showing new figures that they are home to 6 of the top 10 areas for solar panel installation in New South Wales.

“Over 380,000 rooftop installations now sit on houses and businesses across NSW, making up 1300 megawatts of capacity — th...

November 2, 2017

Renewable energy sources provided two-thirds of the new electricity generating capacity worldwide last year with solar power alone exceeding new investments in coal.

It has been predicted by the International Energy Agency's annual review of renewable energy that contin...

November 1, 2017

Have you ever thought about how much roof space is available on top of large retailers buildings? Probably not but what you see as just another roof I see as business opportunity after business opportunity!  Unlike household rooftops – where it’s now common to see sola...

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