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Day: November 23, 2022

Solar growth is steadily rising in Australia based on industry report

Australian Solar Council reported that off grid solar installations in Australia increased 10% during the second quarter of 2017 compared with Q1. The total number of STCs (Small-scale Technology Certificates) created was 54% above Clean Energy Regulator targets. It also shows there were more than 16,000 SWH (solar water heater) and 41,500

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Solar power boom leads to more jobs in clean energy sector

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released new statistics that show an increase in full-time renewable energy sector jobs of approximately 33 percent in 2016-17 from the previous year. At almost 15,000 jobs, large-scale solar energy installations, rooftop solar and wind farms were the biggest contributors to this jump in

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Solar farm in Collie to power cryptocurrency mining

The planning approval has been obtained for a 20MW solar farm that will power a data center and crypto-currency mining in the coal-mining center of Collie in Western Australia. A company owned by local energy entrepreneur Ben Tan, Hadouken Pty Ltd., was the one who made the application. Tan has

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Solar for Renters will be launching in Moreland, Victoria

The Moreland Energy Foundation Ltd (MEFL) and SunTenants launched their Solar for Renters pilot program today which will test out the ‘split incentive’ model for landlords and renters. Moreland is an inner-northern region of Melbourne, where around 38 percent of homes are rentals. Renters often get locked out of the

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Global energy expert says Australia’s aim 100% clean energy

Clean energy entrepreneur claimed that Australia could be the first continent running on 100 percent clean energy. Yosef Abramowitz, known as ‘Captain Sunshine’, also said that Australia’s entrenched fossil fuel industry is blocking the nation’s renewable potential. As the CEO of Israeli-American clean energy company Energiya Global, Abramowitz is ranked

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Winter Effective Solar Hours Across Australia:

a map of australia with different colors