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New Tasmanian Solar Schools Announced

Solar schools in Tasmania

The first batch of government schools in Tasmania to receive solar power systems under a new program have been named. [Read more…]

Tasmanian Liberals Pledge Cash For Solar Schools

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Not to be outdone by Tasmanian Labor, the Tasmanian Liberals have committed to investing in solar power systems for all government schools in the state. [Read more…]

Tasmanian Labor Spruiks Solar And Battery Loans

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Solar power is a winner – and Tasmanian Labor is using the passion for PV to try and win over voters when Tasmanians go to the polls on May 1. [Read more…]

Solar Power In Tasmania: How To Triumph Despite Higher Prices & Lower Output

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A solar power system in Tasmania. Pic: Scott Logie

If you are lucky enough to live in Tasmania, I have some bad news:

Using solar panels to get low bills is more challenging than on the mainland. 

But I also bring good news: [Read more…]

Another Proposed Solar Farm For Tasmania’s George Town

Bell Bay Solar Farm - Tasmania

Another solar farm proposed for George Town is pretty small by utility-scale standards, but would provide a big boost for Tasmania’s solar energy credentials. [Read more…]

Tasmanian Government Sets New Renewable Energy Target

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Tasmanian Premier and Minister for Climate Change Peter Gutwein has again lifted the bar for his state’s renewable energy future. [Read more…]

How An Oddly Placed Switchboard Spoiled A Tasmanian Solar Install

Solar power and electricity meters in Tasmania

When you get solar power installed you often need a new meter. The rules governing this meter are made by the local network. The electricity retailer organises installation and readings, then a third party company installs the meter. This can cause frustration when there is a metering issue – as Margie in Tasmania found out recently.

In this week’s post, we’re hoping we can help resolve a problem for a customer named Margie, who found herself falling between the cracks after installing new solar panels in Tasmania. [Read more…]

Tasmania Has A New Electricity Retailer

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As of the beginning of this week, a new electricity retailer is operating in Tasmania – and it’s looking to grab the attention of solar power system owners. [Read more…]

Tasmania Solar Feed-In Tariff Review Completed

Tasmania solar feed in tariff review

The results of the Tasmanian Government’s review of the state’s solar feed-in tariffs will be of particular interest to those still on the generous 1:1 premium Transitional FiT. [Read more…]

831kW Commercial Solar Project In Tasmania Officially Opened

Commercial solar project in Tasmania

Image: Beon Energy Solutions

One of Tasmania’s largest commercial solar power projects has been completed and is ready to put a major dent in locally-owned freight company SRT Logistics’ power bills. [Read more…]