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Queensland Finally Allows Faster EV Charging With Solar

Ergon and Energex have rewritten their rules on EV charging in Queensland, so properties running on a single-phase supply can now charge ahead at a full 7kW capacity.
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Queensland Battery Rebate: A Guide for Homeowners

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Time to buy a battery or even add a second to your QLD home?

Update 24 Apr 2024: The Battery Booster Program will end at 11:59 pm on 8 May 2024.

The QLD government has just kicked off the Battery Booster program, a straightforward Queensland battery rebate aimed at reducing the upfront cost of adding a battery to your solar power system. Here’s the no-frills breakdown. [Read more…]

Dynamic Solar In Queensland? Redback Have Got Your Back

The Sunshine State puzzles me sometimes. [Read more…]

Queensland’s 2024 Battery Rebates Could Give 5 Year Battery Payback

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A pair of Powerwalls in Toowoomba, QLD. (Installation Credit: Green Solar)

Update 12 Feb 2024: The Queensland Battery Rebate is live.

Update 24 Apr 2024: The Battery Booster Program will end at 11:59 pm on 8 May 2024.

With the resignation of Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk providing a first-rate distraction, Queensland last week joined the ranks of Australian states supporting home solar battery storage with a rebate program. [Read more…]

Worrying Signs For Queensland EV Take-up, As Household Costs Rise

Queensland Household Energy Survey 2023

Queenslanders still want to install solar PV systems, but as the cost of living – particularly energy – hits home, they’re showing less enthusiasm for buying electric vehicles. [Read more…]

Queenslanders Paying Coal-Fired Prices To Solar Power Their EVs

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Finally, the coal barons have discovered how to extract revenue from free fuel…

Sun-Powered EVs, Coal-Priced Bills: Queensland’s Solar Irony [Read more…]

Queensland’s EV Super Highway To Almost Double Charger Locations

artist's impression of an ev charger at Airlie beach

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Queensland will add 44 EV chargers in more than 30 towns, co-funded by $10 million from the state government and several charger operators. [Read more…]

Queensland’s Home EV Charger Gotcha

Dedicated EV charger

Queensland EV owners looking to install a hard-wired charger on their homes need to be aware of a significant gotcha in the state’s electricity connection rules. [Read more…]

Regional Queensland Solar Owners Rejoice

Regional Queensland solar feed-in tariff

There was some good news for solar owners in regional Queensland last week – another proposed big boost to the feed-in tariff rate. But don’t get too excited just yet. [Read more…]

Clive’s Central Queensland Coal Project Scuttled

Central Queensland Coal Project

Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek has definitively dashed Clive Palmer’s dream of digging another dirty great hole in Queensland to extract dirty fuel. [Read more…]

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