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22 Feb 2019

Amazon-backed Rivian says Australia a target for all-electric utes

Written by Bridie Schmidt / The Driven / 19 February 2019CEO and founder of electric vehicle startup Rivian, RJ Scaringe, has said that he considers Australia is an important market for his EV company, firming up reports of the company’s intention to create a right-hand drive version of its r...

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21 Feb 2019

SolarEdge Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results

February 20, 2019 at 4:05 PM ESTFREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2019-- SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: SEDG), a global leader in smart energy technology, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2018.Fourth Quar...

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15 Feb 2019

Living off-the-grid – the realities

Written by Daniel Pedersen / The Land / 29 May 2018 WHEN Jeff and Marg Foster took on the 160-hectare “Bendee” outside of Bingara in 2011 it was a no-brainer when it came to operating independent of the national energy grid. It was going to cost $100,000 to connect to the grid, what with the ...

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11 Feb 2019

Making Off-Grid Living Easy

CUSTOM DESIGN, LOCALLY INSTALLED We have the right end-to-end solutions. Off-Grid Energy Stuff is proud to work with CEC Accredited Off-the-Grid specialists across Australia for all of our installations. By using local installers we can also provide ongoing service and backup to ensure your system ...

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7 Feb 2019

The Importance of Testimonials for Energy Stuff Off-Grid

The Importance of Testimonials Selecting your Off-Grid Solar Provider can be slightly daunting. Testimonials are an extremely important part of the success of our business. We are focused on not a sale, but razor focused on our customers being part of a long term relationship and journey. Every Ene...

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30 Jan 2019

Ambitious energy efficiency targets needed

Posted by EcoGeneration / 23 January 2019  Victoria’s opportunity We’ve put the challenge to the Victorian Government to continue to strengthen its energy savings  scheme by converting from an emissions reduction target to a percentage of electricity and gas sales from 2021 with a progressiv...

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23 Jan 2019

Victoria solar rebate notches up nearly 7,000 new rooftop systems

By Sophie Vorrath / One Step Off The Grid / 22 January 2019Victorian households are cashing on the state government’s solar homes rebate by the thousands, with latest reports indicating nearly 7, rooftop PV systems have been installed under the $1.2 billion scheme since its launched in late Au...

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21 Jan 2019

City of Melbourne hits 100% renewables as 80MW wind farm comes online

By Sophie Vorrath / One Step Off The Grid / 18 January 2019 The City of Melbourne has set a high bar for governments around the country, kicking off 2019 with the news that 100 per cent of the its operations are now powered by 100 per cent renewable energy – an Australian first.“We are ...

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17 Jan 2019

SolarEdge teams with Google to integrate automated EV Charging

By Joshua S Hill / RenewEconomy / 14 January 2019Israeli-based solar manufacturer SolarEdge announced last week that it was teaming up with Google to integrate Google Assistant into its own electric-vehicle charging solar inverter, only days after it announced the acquisition of Italian e-mobili...

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13 Jan 2019

Waste crisis looms as thousands of solar panels reach end of life

Main image: Australians have embraced the rooftop solar revolution, but critics say governments are lagging on managing the waste. CREDIT: JUSTIN MCMANUS By Nicole Hasham / The Sydney Morning Herald / 13 January 2019Thousands of ageing rooftop solar panels represent a toxic time-bomb and maj...

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6 Sep 2018

Do I, or Don’t I? the emotional and financial rollercoaster of ‘going off-grid”!

 As an off-grid expert, I get asked the question constantly, “Is it a viable option?”Well, how long is a piece of string?I am not a fore-see-er, I do not predict the future, but what I do know is; that as long as the sun rises tomorrow, I can build you an ‘off-grid system’ t...

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20 Aug 2018


CUTTING POWER BILLS WITH SOLAR PANELS FOR 650,000 HOMES Sunday, 19 August 2018: Breaking News: Solar Rebate Program Victoria - Saving up to $890 on electricity bills and receive up to $2,225 in rebate.  From today, Victorians will be able to install a solar panel system and get half of the cost...

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