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Renewable-Energy

12 May 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

There is considerable doubt as to whether nuclear energy could reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the longer term.

12 May 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

News Alert! Solar Rally next week.
Calling all solar workers. Solar supporters. NSW residents who want a solar future.

11 May 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

Solar News Flash by Australian Solar Energy Society (AuSES).

11 May 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

The NSW solar industry has been left in limbo for over a week, with approved customers not knowing whether they will be eligible to join the NSW solar bonus scheme.

9 May 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes was today announced as the New South Wales Parliamentary Secretary for Renewable Energy.

9 May 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

The recently-elected New South Wales Coalition government is considering retrospective changes to the state’s feed-in tariffs as a means of reining in the cost of rooftop solar.

7 May 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

The costly and controversial Solar Bonus Scheme has been suspended and could be scrapped, pending the findings of an environmental summit.

7 May 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

New South Wales’ Solar Bonus Scheme is all but dead after industry experts and the state government agreed it was too costly to continue in its current form.

6 May 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

The state government may have acted unlawfully when it suspended the state’s solar panel tariff system – and angry panel installers and customers are mustering for a class action.

6 May 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

The myth that wealthy people are buying solar panels and the less well-off are subsidising them through higher power bills has been dispelled by new data showing which areas of NSW are going solar.

6 May 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

The solar energy industry has struck a deal with the NSW government that will push the Solar Bonus Scheme beyond its legislated limit, threatening consumers with further electricity price rises.

2 May 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

To every complex problem there is a simplistic response, which is usually wrong.

For instance, to the challenge of generating all of Australia’s electricity from renewable energy, the deniers and scoffers repeatedly utter the simplistic myth that renewable energy is intermittent and therefore cannot generate base-load (that is, 24-hour) power.

29 April 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

Companies that install rooftop solar panels have warned the federal government the industry is on the verge of collapse because of a slump in the value of renewable energy certificates.

28 April 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

The state government has put the final cost of the solar bonus scheme as high as $1.9 billion and decided that all future costs of the scheme will be funded through the state budget, rather than adding more pressure to electricity prices.

28 April 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

The General Manager of Australia’s leading solar power company, Conergy has applauded the NSW Liberals and Nationals for their immediate commitment to the development of renewable energy.

31 March 2011
Solar farm launched in Nimbin
Category:  Renewable Energy

solar panels on Nimbin neighbourhood centre

They’re all plugged in, they’re up and running and today the Nimbin Neighbourhood and Information Centre is launching the Nimbin Community Solar Farm. The project was funded by the Federal Government as a social enterprise job creation project.

I spoke to the team leader of the project Natalie Meyer who says a project like this would be difficult to achieve in the current climate.

ABC Radio Interview [edit 2017: ABC removed the interview from their servers]

29 March 2011
Garnaut Climate Change Review
Category:  Renewable Energy

The Garnaut Climate Change Review—Update 2011 will release 8 update papers between early February and late March 2011.

Link to Update Papers from Garnaut review

26 March 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

The first step in saving NSW’s solar energy sector would be returning to the old system of offering a one-for-one discount off electricity bills for power fed into the grid by solar systems, the Rainbow Power Company has said.

23 March 2011
Race to cash in on solar bonus
Category:  Renewable Energy

There is a last-minute rush from homeowners wanting to buy solar panels before the solar credits rebate is slashed by up to $1200 from July.

Some solar installers are so busy they have declared their books full and are turning away customers.

Read the article

18 March 2011
The Greens NSW 2011 Election Campaign Launch Package
Category:  Renewable Energy

At today's campaign launch, The Greens outlined their vision for real change in NSW, made the case for electing more Greens to the NSW parliament, and announced three new policy initiatives to kick-start The Greens Plan for NSW.

Greens Campaign Launch Package

16 March 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

The Northern Rivers solar industry is calling on the Coalition to stand up for solar energy and adopt a policy which will grow the fledgling industry.

16 March 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

Representatives from the Northern Rivers solar industry have given Lismore MP Thomas George their vote of confidence.

16 March 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

The NSW Greens are proposing a tax on coal-fired power stations to pay for more generous incentives for solar electricity.

16 March 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

NSW Government 'nailed' solar industry when it axed the solar rebate scheme last week.

16 March 2011
Category:  Renewable Energy

The NSW Solar Industry has been left in the dark about the conditions that grid-connected solar systems will operate under once the NSW Solar Bonus Scheme ends.

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We install solar systems in Northern NSW and Southern QLD.


QLD:
Gold Coast (from Coolangatta to Southport), Nerang and Hinterland (Beaudesert) and out West (Warwick, Stanthorpe, Killarney)


NSW:
Northern NSW (Tweed Heads to Yamba, including Evans Head, Byron Bay and Ballina); the Far North Coast Hinterland (Grafton via Lismore to Murwillumbah) and out West (Casino to Tenterfield, including Drake and Tabulam, as well as Woodenbong and Bonalbo)

For larger system we also go up to Brisbane or down to Coffs Harbour and even Glen Innes. Other places by arrangement.