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Energy is one of the most talked about subjects today. Both it’s impact on the environment and its rising costs.

There is a solution that both reduces impact on the planet and reduces energy costs. Solar is the energy of both today and tomorrow! Read the latest in Solar news below.

Renewable Energy Is Essential, Says CEC

In a recent post on its website, the Clean Energy Council (CEC) has called for governments to recognise the essential nature of renewable energy in future COVID-19 restrictions. With renewable energy declared an essential service, the solar industry can continue...

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Home alone? Turn solar to save on your power bills.

No-one knows for how long COVID-19 will disrupt our lives. It’s thrown the entire global business community into turmoil (and some businesses will never recover) and upended consumers lives. Economists agree that Australia’s unemployment rate will skyrocket and social...

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Adelaide Skybus fleet turns 100% electric

If you’re one of the 8 million passengers that annually travel to and from Adelaide’s airport, you’ll be able to breathe easier. In a deal between Adelaide Airport and Skybus, from early 2021, South Australia will be the first Australian state to have its entire...

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The solar future is already here

Imagine your life of the future. The days of driving to the office have disappeared as increasing numbers of people work from home. No longer are you driving a car that requires petrol to run, instead you're driving an electric vehicle that is powered by the solar...

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10 awesome global solar inventions that inspire us

It’s no surprise that we’re fans of solar! If you’ve followed us on social media, you’ll already know that we feature global inventions and installations which we think are great examples of how solar is powering people’s lives. In this post, we’re featuring 10...

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Solar records smashed in February

Australian solar industry statistician SunWiz has published new data showing that small-scale solar system registration, commonly used for rooftop residential solar, keeps climbing, so much so, that demand in February 2020 has smashed earlier records, with the monthly...

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Canadian & Amazon sign solar deal

Global retailing giant Amazon is going green in Australia, signing an agreement with Canadian Solar for the supply of solar energy to power its domestic operations.  Canadian Solar is the owner of the 146MW Gunnedah solar farm in New South Wales, which is currently...

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First silicon PV cell invented in 1954

Solar technology has been around for a long time! In 1954, photovoltaic technology was born in the United States when Daryl Chapin, Calvin Fuller, and Gerald Pearson developed the silicon photovoltaic (PV) cell at Bell Labs—the first solar cell capable of converting...

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