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Renewable-Energy

16 March 2011
Aquarians let the sunshine in
Category:  Renewable Energy

Nimbin can now claim to be the solar power capital of Australia with the completion of the Nimbin Community Solar Farm Project on the roofs of six community-owned buildings in the village.

Paul O'Reilly and Paul LeBars at Nimbin Hotel

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16 March 2011
Keep it simple, solar
Category:  Renewable Energy
1 December 2010
Categories:  Renewable Energy, Solar Systems

Rainbow Power Company expands the region for solar panel installations.

14 October 2010
Categories:  Appliances, Renewable Energy

Television accounts for some 9.5% of the power used by the average Aussie home. The percentage is likely to be even higher for 'stand alone' home power systems.

25 August 2010
Categories:  Renewable Energy, Solar Systems

In the last years the sudden popularity of grid connect solar systems has far surpassed the amount of sales of stand alone systems.
Unlike a lot of the newcomers in the business we still develop and design the best off-grid stand-alone power solutions for remote areas.

5 August 2010
Categories:  Appliances, Renewable Energy

Innovative Grundfos pump systems work great in remote areas where water is scarce and where there is no existing power supply.

5 August 2010
Categories:  Renewable Energy, Solar Systems

Nanosolar claims that its panels produce electricity at around 5 cents/kilowatt hour. This would be almost the same cost as power from coal and, currently, 33% of the cost of conventional solar systems.

17 May 2010
Category:  Renewable Energy
Peter Pedals in front of huge tree

Almost 39 years since Peter Pedals founded Nimbin-based Rainbow Power Company he reckons society has changed so much that he has become mainstream.

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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.