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ACT virtual power plant trial to help optimize DER network integration

An ARENA-backed trial run by ACT network operator Evoenergy in partnership with French power electronics specialist Schneider Electric and Melbourne-based energy tech company GreenSync will research and test the effect that the integration of distributed energy resources is having on Canberra’s increasingly decentralized energy grid.

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Canterbury-Bankstown wants more solar

Sydney’s City of Canterbury-Bankstown has opened an expression of interest period as it seeks the development of a single contract urban solar farm to boost its growing solar uptake.

Solar know-how pours into one easy-to-use app for rooftop PV installers

Perhaps an app could streamline the workload of roof-top PV installers and accelerate the renewable energy transition … “Snap!” said a number of industry like-thinkers who are partnering with the founders of a powerful new digital tool to help the worldwide roof-top sector scale.

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NSW Government’s Empowering Homes program set in motion

The Berejiklian government has launched a pilot program that will allow eligible Hunter residents to access interest-free loans for battery and solar-battery systems.

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Why go solar? We can think of at least 333 reasons

Australian researchers have compiled data from 173 studies which examined homeowner behavior when buying rooftop PV and identified 333 predictors related to the attitude, knowledge, tendency, awareness, willingness and intent of householders.

Western Power launches Round 2 of stand-alone power system rollout

The Western Australian government-owned utility is continuing the rollout of its landmark off-grid program for regional properties looking to reduce or entirely remove the need for new poles and wires.

RACV partners with Enphase to boost its rooftop PV offering

The deal will see the U.S. technology company supply its smart microinverters as part of an RACV initiative to enhance its current residential and commercial solar offerings.

Blockchain, butchers’ paper and US$100 trillion: Energy Leaders Forum revs up net-zero by 2050

The debate now stewing in the Australian Parliament around the viability and cost of setting a target of net-zero emissions by 2050 is again proving a case of too little vision applied too late. A new forum casts all participants as “leaders” and as it seeks to accelerate emissions reduction opportunities today.

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How to make rooftop PV resilient in hurricane regions

A report published by the Rocky Mountain Institute makes recommendations for rooftop PV in regions affected by high winds. The study draws on the knowledge of structural engineers asked to analyze 25 solar systems across five Caribbean islands after they were hit by major hurricanes in 2017 and last year.

Sydney’s Inner West targets 1000% increase in solar generation

Sydney’s Inner West Council has set an ambitious target of 1000% increase in solar generation over the next decade. Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from all parties as the Inner West looks to help its residents toward a sustainable future.

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