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How Can Solar Power Systems Impact Sustainability Programs?

The growing desire for renewable energy systems is impacting a number of sectors throughout Australia and the rest of the world. From residential homeowners and small businesses to large corporations and government departments, there is considerable demand for these technologies and more sustainable business practices in general. A report from Ernst & Young (EY) revealed that sustainability […] ... Read More

Businesses Left Behind Without Solar

The recent announcement of the national Renewable Energy Target appears to have lit a fire under project managers throughout the country, with solar power systems beginning to dominate the energy market. According to the country’s Clean Energy Regulator there are already almost 2.4 million small-scale renewable energy installations spread across Australia – more than half of […] ... Read More

How Are Universities Improving Their Sustainability?

Generally, the larger an institution is and the more people it services, the greater the potential for sustainable design practices to make an impact. Australia’s universities are the perfect platform for renewable energy services, especially as they’re the places responsible for educating the next generation of the country’s workforce. According to the Australian Education Network, there are […] ... Read More

How Will New Residential Developments Use Renewable Energy Solutions?

Australian businesses are not the only parties striving to make the most out of renewable energy solutions. As the rate of residential construction increases, project managers tasked with creating large-scale housing developments are in the perfect position to lay the foundation for Australia’s solar future. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported nearly $15 billion worth of residential […] ... Read More

Population Growth Demands Commitment to Renewable Energy

It’s no secret the earth’s population is on the rise, creating an added challenge for the planet’s already strained non-renewable energy resources. Australia isn’t immune to these trends either, with an ageing population expected to greatly add to the number of Australians calling the country home in the coming decades. According to the Australian Bureau […] ... Read More

Research Reveals Solar as Cheap Form of Renewable Energy

Businesses around Australia have plenty of opportunities to integrate renewable energy installations such as solar farms and other facilities into their operations. With new research revealing these are not only environmentally friendly options, but also cost-effective ones, the number of projects that benefit from these solutions is set to grow. Along with the reported price […] ... Read More

How is Networked Lighting Defining Emergency Systems?

No matter how much something is taken for granted, there is always room for innovation and improvement. Even lighting a building has drastically evolved over recent years in response to new technology. What was once as simple as flicking a switch and having a bulb illuminate is now controlled by arrays of sensors and monitoring […] ... Read More

Market for Energy Storage Systems Set for Growth

The market for commercial and residential renewable energy technologies has now expanded far beyond solar installations. Now, advanced systems can augment these technologies by increasing their functionality and enhancing the positive impact they have on targeted environmental initiatives. Energy storage systems is one of the products having the most notable effect. These greatly alter the way solar panels disperse their energy throughout […] ... Read More

Successful Commissioning of West Kimberley Solar Farm

The Aboriginal community of Yungngora in the West Kimberley is now powered partly by solar. Solar panels delivering 200 kilowatts of power and a short term energy storage system have been installed by Horizon Power at the community, formerly known as Noonkanbah station. The solar farm was commissioned two weeks ago and has been running […] ... Read More

Big Solar Defines Renewable Energy in Australia

Solar installations are impacting cities of all sizes across Australia and the rest of the world. Their flexibility will shape the future of renewable energy throughout the country. From small, residential solar arrays to projects large enough to supply power to whole cities, the future will be powered by the sun’s rays. MPower’s engineers are at the […] ... Read More

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