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Australia’s renewable reputation continues to climb

As investment in renewable energy storage solutions continues to grow, Australia’s reputation as a global green energy leader is improving.   The growing support for renewable energy systems in Australia is being recognised on a global scale, with a recent report from professional services firm EY revealing the nation is climbing into the top five […] ... Read More

Renewable energy employment to pass the 10 million mark worldwide

Over 9.8 million people are employed in renewable energy worldwide, solar power is leading this growth. What is driving this change?   The number of people employed directly in renewable energy is set hit the 10 million mark worldwide and tipped to surpass 24 million by 2030. Solar is the largest renewable energy employer globally, […] ... Read More

Solar power undercutting fossil fuel prices in India

Solar prices have plummeted in India, undercutting fossil fuels. As this nation marches towards its solar targets, will Australia be able to follow suit? Solar power is quickly becoming the cheapest form of renewable energy the world over. As recently as the end of last year, Bloomberg announced that solar power has overtaken wind globally […] ... Read More

Queensland leaping ahead on solar energy

Small-scale solar energy installation is strong across Australia, but Queensland is comfortably leading the way in terms of new capacity. Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator has released the latest monthly figures regarding small-scale renewable energy system installations, and Queensland continues to lead the nation on consumer support for the technology. According to the organisation, total generation […] ... Read More

BARDIC Emergency Lighting Training Workshops Coming to NSW and VIC

MPower’s BARDIC brand of market-leading emergency lighting solutions has prepared an Emergency Lighting training workshop which provides valuable information relating to the standards and the evolution of new technology. Based on AS2293, the Australian Standard for Emergency lighting, this hands-on workshop will enhance your existing skills, culminating in the ability to design, install and maintain […] ... Read More

MPower launches new 2017 Solar Roadshow with Selectronic

MPower is proud to announce the launch of its 2017 Solar Roadshow in partnership with Selectronic.  The National roadshow will be a series of modules across two days, offering a flexible learning environment dependant on your needs, running from May 31st and finishing on August 11th. The first day of each event will feature the […] ... Read More

What goes into Australia’s solar batteries?

Choosing the right battery type is an essential part of establishing energy storage systems in Australia. What are the benefits of lead-acid and lithium-ion? Installing new energy storage systems in your home or business – or adding batteries to your existing setup – is a great way to get more value out of your renewable […] ... Read More

Could 100 per cent renewable energy be a reality in Australia?

An energy grid based entirely on renewable technology may be considered a pipe dream by some, but new research suggests it may soon be possible. Australia has an impressive track record when it comes to adoption of renewable energy systems; the consensus has generally been that we will always have some level of reliance on […] ... Read More

Easing energy supply problems with battery storage

With gas shortages potentially disrupting the electricity supply on Australia’s east coast, industry leaders are turning attention towards renewable storage. With around one quarter of Australia’s electricity generation coming from natural gas, according to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, it remains the third-largest source we have. A significant number of homes and businesses […] ... Read More

Funding renewable energy in the Pacific Islands

Pacific Island nations face unique obstacles when it comes to adopting renewable energy. How are development banks helping provide necessary funding? In the Pacific Islands, countries pay up to 25 per cent of their GDP importing the petroleum they need for the provision of key services, according to the World Bank. With such high dependency […] ... Read More

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