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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

As energy prices rise, so too does solar adoption

Rising electricity bills are putting pressure on Australian households, but as the situation escalates, more consumers are turning to renewable energy. Rapidly rising energy prices are an unfortunate reality for many Australians, but technology has evolved to a point where people have the capacity to take matters into their own hands. New research from KPMG […] ... Read More

LEDA Lighting Solutions Becomes BARDIC Agent for South Australia

MPower has teamed with LEDA Lighting Solutions, appointed as the South Australia Agent for MPower’s BARDIC brand of market-leading emergency lighting products and systems. LEDA Lighting Solutions is a growing, South Australian-owned company supporting business in the State.  Its experienced local sales force provides support to both the public and private sector, offering innovative sustainable […] ... Read More

How can you become a solar power trader in Australia?

With the right technology and regulatory framework in place, any home with a solar PV system has the potential to become a neighbourhood electricity retailer. With the right technology in place, you could be your town’s next solar power provider under an peer-to-peer energy trading scheme in Australia. Rather than turning to large electricity retailers, […] ... Read More

MPower Expands its Sales Team in Victoria and Tasmania

MPower is proud to announce the newest members to its product sales team, with the appointment of John Williamson and David Glenn. Covering Victoria and Tasmania, John Williamson will provide technical sales support for Solar products and David Glenn for Battery products. David joins us with over 10 years of experience, managing project sales for […] ... Read More

Smart power technology in the neighbourhoods of tomorrow

Australia’s energy networks had a turbulent year in 2016. How can smart renewable energy power systems help shape the needs of our future communities? There’s little doubt that 2016 was a year of ups and downs for Australia’s energy systems. Renew Economy reports our nation defied global trends to show renewable investment growing by 49 […] ... Read More

Broadspectrum and MPower Form New Large Scale Solar Consortium

Broadspectrum (Australia) Pty Ltd and MPower Projects Pty Ltd have announced today the formation of a new consortium to target large scale solar projects in Australia. This consortium brings together two well-established organisations to target the expected future growth in large scale solar projects. The parties have executed a binding Memorandum of Understanding and will […] ... Read More

The Future of Solar Feed-in Tariffs in Australia

With subsidised feed-in tariff programmes ending this year, what can Australians expect from solar power buyback schemes across the country?   Many have heard the news that feed-in tariffs (FiT) are ending in some Australian states, but there is much more to the story. Feed-in tariffs – payments made to owners of renewable energy generation […] ... Read More

A Budgetary Breakthrough For Solar

In a major milestone, power from solar systems is now cheaper than coal in certain markets. How can energy storage systems help carry this trend? ... Read More

How is graphene improving battery technology?

A new breakthrough in lithium-ion battery technology is set to pave the way for improved performance in energy storage solutions. The batteries that power most of today’s hottest devices are about to get a lot cooler. A common feature in everything from the thinnest smartphones to the largest jumbo jets, lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries provide the […] ... Read More

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