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How the networks fiddle with data to trash rooftop solar PV

Networks across Australia appear to be launching a major campaign to curb the growth of rooftop solar PV – introducing or proposing tariff changes such as high fixed network costs or “demand charges” that penalise rooftop solar and are designed to slow installation rates…As part … Continue reading

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40% + efficiency from 2 new Australian R&D successes

As the rest of the world is so enthusiastically adopting solar electricity, here are 2 more, local world leading products of R&D. Meanwhile, Clown Prince Tony continues to drag us downwards and backwards with such big subsidies for dirty, climate … Continue reading

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UNSW sets solar efficiency world record using Australian tower technology

ARENA-funded solar research team at University of New South Wales records highest efficiency for PV system ever reported, over 40 % of sunlight into electricity, with innovative take on Australian-designed solar tower technology…in outdoor testing in Sydney, late October, using solar ‘Power … Continue reading

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