Here are some solar news stories you may have missed from this week. Click on the links to read these stories in more detail.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is researching a way to make cheaper, flexible solar cells while the U.S. started utilising solar arrays on water.
The Sydney Morning Herald reported on rebates and no-interest loans announced by Labor and Liberal governments in the lead up to the state election.
In 2018 CER launched a new scheme called the Solar Panel Validation Initiative. Recently, CER released an article encouraging the remaining solar industry players to jump on board with the initiative.
A New South Wales Labor government would establish a state-owned renewable energy company to support the rollout of enough renewable energy to power more than three million homes across the state in the next decade.
The rapid expansion of the solar power industry in the Murraylands is about to continue, as SA Water plans to install tens of thousands of panels at its facilities around the region.
The South Australian battery pockets $4m as the market looks to unlock multiple potential value streams.
An exciting new piece of research claims that Australia is installing renewable energy faster than any other country – and on top of that, the government recently announced they are taking even more steps to reduce their national carbon footprint by planting one billion trees by 2050.
Power plants with a combined capacity of 283 MW have secured accreditation under Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) in January 2019, bringing the total accredited capacity over the last three years to 4,757 MW.
Subsidies to pay for solar panel installation are set to add almost $200 to power bills across Australia.