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Business park powers site with solar, battery, microgrid solution

Sustainability Matters

July 22, 2021

Peel Business Park is a 1000-hectare industrial estate being developed in Nambeelup, WA. Due to the remoteness of the area, an existing power connection to the traditional grid did not exist — an onsite, behind-the-meter solar and battery solution was highlighted as the most cost-effective, reliable and green alternative. The renewable energy solution includes a 1.2 MW solar farm, incorporating

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Beyond the Burn: a photographic expedition of Australian solar farms

Sustainability Matters

July 21, 2021

Conducted through June and supported by the Smart Energy Council in collaboration with the solar industry, Beyond the Burn tells the story of solar’s triumph by capturing the solar farms powering Australia’s clean energy future, and the people behind them. Led by acclaimed Australian Geographic photographer Ralph Alphonso, the expedition journeys through rural New South Wales, Queensland

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Agriculture & Food, Energy


Predicting power generation from wind and solar

Sustainability Matters

July 14, 2021

Machine-learning technology is being used to accurately predict energy generation from wind and solar for integration with the national grid, as part of a collaboration between Monash University’s Grid Innovation Hub, Worley and Palisade Energy. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)-funded project aims to provide wind and solar power generators with more accurate and reliable

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NZ Sustainable Energy Industry Awards winners announced

The Sustainable Energy Association of New Zealand (SEANZ) has announced the winners of this year’s SEANZ Fronius New Zealand Sustainable Energy Industry Awards, revealed at the organisation’s Tomorrow's Energy Today conference on 2 July. The awards recognise and celebrate the businesses pushing the boundaries within the solar industry to provide cutting-edge technologies, deliver

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NZ Sustainable Energy Industry Awards winners announced

The Sustainable Energy Association of New Zealand (SEANZ) has announced the winners of this year’s SEANZ Fronius New Zealand Sustainable Energy Industry Awards, revealed at the organisation’s Tomorrow's Energy Today conference on 2 July. The awards recognise and celebrate the businesses pushing the boundaries within the solar industry to provide cutting-edge technologies, deliver

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Why doesn’t every roof have solar panels?

Grist News

June 24, 2021

Dear Umbra,  Why isn’t rooftop solar more highly touted as a climate change solution? I know it’s small scale, but it’s something that an individual person can actually DO. I love my solar panels, and I would like to see them on every flat surface that gets sunlight — schools, stores, churches, storage units, etc. Is it politics, economics, supply issues? It just seems so

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Supporting Canada as a Global Leader in Environmental Workforce Solutions

For young Canadians interested in an environmental career, ECO Canada offers support through vital on-the-job work experience and skills training. ECO Canada has committed to helping young Canadians by administering wage subsidies through the federal government’s Youth Employment and Skills Strategy program, accelerating the career pathways of the next generation of environmental leaders.

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Energy, Human Resources, Industry & Packaging