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NT plans big battery in Darwin to cut gas costs and accelerate solar

By Giles Parkinson Northern Territory finally endorses big battery for Darwin grid, which will deliver 5-year payback and help expansion of solar power needed to meet 50% renewables target. The post NT plans big battery in Darwin to cut gas costs and accelerate solar appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great…

Households to be paid for daytime green electricity use during lockdown

By Jillian Ambrose Fall in energy use combined with bright, breezy weather leads to lowest electricity prices in 10 yearsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCoronavirus latest – at a glanceThousands of British homes will be paid to use electricity during the day for the first time, as wind and solar projects produce a…

New York passes renewable energy growth act in state budget

By Kelsey Misbrener New York State public authorities and agencies announced the passage of legislation as part the FY 2020-2021 state budget to dramatically speed up the siting and construction of clean energy projects to combat climate change and help jumpstart the state’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 health crisis. SEIA as well as a…

OMG Roofing Products unveils new universal commercial solar roof mount

By Billy Ludt OMG Roofing Products has introduced PowerGrip Universal 7 (PGU-7), a rooftop attachment anchor for mounting solar racking systems and other products to commercial roofs. PGU-7 units are designed to reduce or eliminate the need for ballast in solar racking systems, so there are less weight, material handling and labor on the roof….

SMA says inverter production is still on target despite COVID-19

By Kelsey Misbrener SMA’s VP of sales, Charles Ellis, sent the following email to customers on April 3 with an update on inverter production: To responsibly meet health requirements, SMA has closed physical offices worldwide but all functions remain operational. We may be working remotely, but you can still count on us for your solar…

Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia seeks assistance for commercial-scale solar projects

By Kelsey Misbrener The Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia released a Request for Information (RFI) for a “co-development concept” for commercial-scale solar projects throughout the seven-county coalfield region. The workgroup seeks to enter into an agreement to collaboratively identify, design and develop cost-effective, commercial-scale solar and solar + storage installations informed by the RFI responses….

Rooftop solar charts another big month, but Covid-19 clouds future

By Giles Parkinson Rooftop solar installs enjoy another record month in March, but delay in registrations may hide the impact of Covid-19 as pandemic clouds future. The post Rooftop solar charts another big month, but Covid-19 clouds future appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

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