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German ‘ethical, low carbon’ solar panel range hits Australian market

1Komma5°, a German startup aggressively expanding in Australia, has now begun taking Australian orders for its own line of “ethical, low carbon” solar panels.

‘First time’: solar system prices trend into new territory, leads diverge from customers proactivity

For the first time, 10 kW solar systems have now become cheaper than the 6.6 kW range on a per kilowatt basis, SunWiz analysis has found. Plus, solar lead generation is up even though fewer customers are proactively searching for systems.

Weekend read: 100% solar offgrid, 100% on wheels

Jason and Kara are Canadian overlanders from the “Everlanders” channel on YouTube. Overlanding is self-reliant travel on the road, driving to remote places across international borders. pv magazine caught up with Jason between legs of their latest road trip.


WA looks to modernise electricity sector rules

The Western Australia government has introduced new legislation to parliament as it seeks to integrate distributed energy resources such as small-scale solar and residential batteries more efficiently into the state’s electricity grid.


Allume lands $2.3 million to support roll out of Solshare tech in U.S.

Australian solar technology company Allume Energy estimates that its behind-the-meter Solshare platform can help residents in multi-unit buildings save up to 40% on their electricity bills.

Google to sell rooftop solar mapping data

New application programming interfaces datasets from Google are designed for solar marketplace websites, solar installers, software-as-a-service developers, and any user looking to understand rooftop solar potential of a particular address.

AEMO backs 248 GW pipeline to counter reliability challenges

The Australian Energy Market Operator says a 248 GW pipeline of proposed generation and storage projects, transmission developments and government energy programs have the potential to address many of the risks outlined in its latest market forecast – if they are delivered to schedule.


India’s solar installations hit 6.8 GW in H1

India installed 6.8 GW of solar capacity in the first half of 2023, down 15% year on year, according to JMK Research.

Energy management system to combine residential PV with gravity storage

Researchers in Morocco have created a new energy management system that allows the combination of rooftop PV with gravity storage. The proposed system is reportedly able to perform smart energy distribution within a household while also lowering electricity costs.


Toshiba claims 16.6% efficiency for polymer film-based large-area perovskite solar module

Japanese electronics giant, Toshiba, is continuing to improve the performance of its perovskite solar cell technology.

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