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The North Coast is set to become one of five renewable-energy ‘superpowers’ in NSW that could replace the state’s five coal-burning power stations by 2030, a new report by the Nature Conservation Council has found.
Dr Zhengrong Shi, the founder of Suntech and the former UNSW PhD graduate known as the ‘Sun King’, is returning to the solar market with a newly developed lightweight, ultra-thin and flexible panel that he is hailing as the biggest change to the solar industry in decades.
Many NSW residents who have solar panels on their rooftops are being paid less than half of their Victorian counterparts after a recent ruling set a new, higher price in that state. But at least north coast residents can do something about it.
What we need right across the country is a real, fair dinkum price for solar that recognises all of the benefits that solar provides.
Thousands of solar households in Queensland and Tasmania are being asked by their energy utilities to pay to use the output of their own solar panels inside their own homes. And the utilities involved don’t seem to see any problem with that.
A bold Greens plan that could see all council buildings and infrastructure around the country fitted with rooftop solar panels so councils can cut their power bills and save ratepayers money is being launched today.
A 25kW rooftop-solar system and lighting upgrade of Byron's regional sport and cultural complex is saving Byron Shire Council energy and more than $15,000 a year.
The West Australian electricity utility Synergy caused a storm of controversy earlier this month week when its chairman, Lyndon Rowe, suggested hitting solar households with higher charges, a sort of 'solar tax'.
Consumer groups have joined a court fight against South Australia’s main utility over a proposal to slap increased network charges on households with rooftop solar.
A mere 22 months since the catastrophic flooding which caused widespread devastation across the Northern Rivers, a major rebuild and upgrades have been completed at two impacted primary schools
Just two weeks after NSW Minister for Music and the Night-time Economy, John Graham, released ‘Vibrancy Reforms’ to ‘encourage businesses to innovate and put on live performance by giving them certainty’, the Eltham Hotel had noise restrictions placed on them by Liquor and Gaming NSW.
The Good Life
The local launch of the new Viognier Cask whisky will be an exclusive whisky and cheese pairing event at the Cape Byron Distillery on Thursday, January, 4 2024 at 5pm. The Studd Siblings have been invited to pair their specially-selected cheeses with the Cape Byron Whisky range, and celebrate the recent release of their first book, The Best Things in Life are Cheese.