Energy


Brisbane Airport installs the biggest ever rooftop solar system

By August 2018, Brisbane Airport will have installed a 6MW rooftop solar system, the largest in the country.The newly acquired solar PV system is expected to generate in excess of 9.3 million kWh per year. Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) says this will be adequate to power 1,700 Australian households for one full year.The huge 6MW solar system will feature 22,000 panels installed around six of the airport sites. The project requires more ...

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Top 20 Questions To Ask Your Solar Installer

At Australian Solar Quotes, we look out for our customers. We are here to make sure you don't get taken for a ride by an unreliable solar installer - which is too often the case for Aussies around the country. It can be hard to pick the good guys from the bad, especially if you don't know what to look out for. Check out our Solar Power Buyers Guide for the inside solar industry knowledge, or GET 3 QUOTES now! Here are few quick questions to ...

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Big Four Banks Fueling the Fire with Billions To Fossil Fuels

Posted on October 18, 2016

Australia’s large-scale renewable energy sector is once again facing the prospect of “falling off a cliff” unless effective long-term financing strategies are established.In 2015, a report by Bloomberg pointed to financial distress in the renewables industry as the main reason why investment in large-scale renewable energy industry fell by 90 percent in the 12 months leading to 31 March 2015 to just AUD$206.9 million (USD$192 million). ...

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Australia Readies For Second Solar Boom as PV Costs Fall

As the fall in manufacturing costs of solar PV systems - projected at about 10 to 15 percent per year - continue to hold in the international market, the future of large-scale solar in Australia is poised to play out well, causing a watershed moment in coming weeks. The ARENA tender, which is scheduled for release in a fortnight, will become a catalyst for over $1 billion in investment in 2017 in the renewable energy sector.Already, the ...

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