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Amber Electric’s NSW SmartShift Customers Clean Up

Amber Electric Smartshift

NSW home battery owners participating in Amber Electric’s SmartShift collectively did pretty well from recent wholesale electricity price spikes. But making the most of SmartShift is best suited to the adventurous and energy nerds. [Read more…]

Trina Warranty Dispute Has More Questions Than Answers

a befuddled homeowner reading a Trina warranty document

Here’s a solar warranty story with so many unanswered questions it could easily fill a TV episode of ‘Unsolved Mysteries’. [Read more…]

Make Solar Inspections Mandatory In NSW Before Tragedy Unfolds

Unsafe solar power system installation

Loose connection on the active conductor inside an AC isolator, evidence of heat damage.

There’s a big problem in Australia’s solar world. Despite ACT, TAS, and VIC inspecting all new rooftop solar power system installations, NSW, SA, WA and QLD don’t – and that’s playing with fire. [Read more…]

$1.8 Billion Transmission & Battery Investment Promise for NSW

Battery and electricity transmission investment in NSW

Given AEMO’s warning last week that Australia’s renewables rollout is lagging, this is timely: the NSW State Government is putting $800 million into its Transmission Acceleration Facility to speed up the transmission build between its Renewable Energy Zones (REZs) and the state’s grid. [Read more…]

Endeavour Energy Readies NSW South Coast Microgrid

bawley point map

The NSW south coast towns of Bawley Point and Kioloa will soon be running a solar PV and battery powered microgrid, designed to give them a more resilient power supply. [Read more…]

Tesla Megapacks Included in NSW’s Latest Giant Battery Approvals

close up of a Tesla Megapack

Tesla Megapacks – like these will be installed near Muswellbrook, NSW. The Aplsey battery manufacturer is TBC.

Two more grid-scale battery projects have been approved in NSW renewable energy zones. [Read more…]

NSW Govt VPP Gets Closer: More Sites Get Smart Batteries

a smart batteries installed in a key government building

Image: Property and Development NSW

In March, we covered the launch of a big battery at Port Macquarie Base Hospital, which was installed as part of the NSW state government’s Smart Batteries for Key Government Buildings initiative. [Read more…]

Brunswick Gets Two Community Batteries Despite Lacklustre Solar Uptake

2 community batteries side-by-side

AI Artist’s Impression

Yet another council is getting ready to add a community battery to its infrastructure: Merri-bek City Council will build a community battery in Brunswick after securing a federal government grant. [Read more…]

NSW’s Fresh Start: A New Era for Energy, Or More Of The Same?

Chris Minns - NSW Labor

With NSW Labor led by Chris Minns seizing power in New South Wales, what lays ahead for renewable energy, emissions reduction and electricity bills? [Read more…]

First Stage Of NSW Courthouse Solar Rollout Complete

Solar energy - NSW courthouse project

The first stage of an initiative to introduce some solar powered justice in NSW has wrapped up – a little late and it seems one installation short. [Read more…]

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