Rooftop solar systems are brilliant pieces of clean and green technology that can bring many benefits to a home. For many new solar system owners, they’re right now in their first year of enjoying such benefits. But for the households that have older solar systems, the experience can be a bit different. Make no mistake, a quality solar system that was installed by a quality solar installer - whether it's 6 months old or 6 years old - should still be performing each day.
$7.5 million for backup power systems, and $9.8 million for rural microgrids are part of the Victorian Government’s new plans for increasing energy network resilience and future-proofing infrastructure against weather systems.
REC is set to mark the Australian arrival of its newest and most innovative panel, the Alpha Pure-R at All-Energy Australia this October. The all-new REC Alpha Pure-R provides even better power output without increasing size using REC’s latest innovation and advancements. The design is ideal for residential and commercial rooftop installations where space is limited.
A looming energy storage shortfall has promoted renewed calls from the renewable energy industry for a national renewable energy storage scheme. The scheme would consist of a series of large-scale project tenders designed to unleash desperately needed investment.
Victoria’s unpopular EV tax will take a back seat for a bit if the Liberals/Nationals emerge victorious in next month’s state election. A user-pays charge was implemented for Victorian-registered zero and low-emissions vehicles (ZLEVs) by the Andrews Government in July 2021; which at the time was described as the “worst EV policy in the world“.