Connor Roberts – Australian Solar Quotes https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au good advice guarantee Thu, 14 Jun 2018 23:36:47 +0000 en-AU hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.7 https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/cropped-AustralianSolarQuotes-icon-120x1201-32x32.png Connor Roberts – Australian Solar Quotes https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au 32 32 $930 Million Investment into Indian Solar PV https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2018/04/18/930-million-investment-into-indian-solar/ https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2018/04/18/930-million-investment-into-indian-solar/#respond Tue, 17 Apr 2018 23:53:13 +0000 https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/?p=36212
SoftBank, GCL Pump $930 Million Into The Indian Solar Market

The SoftBank Group is set to unveil a joint solar power investment totaling nearly $1 Billion into Indian Solar PV in partnership with Chinese-based GCL System Integration Technology. This is part of its much broader solar investment road-map in India.

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VIC introduces time-varying solar feed in tariff https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2018/04/12/victoria-introduces-time-varying-solar-feed-in-tariff/ https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2018/04/12/victoria-introduces-time-varying-solar-feed-in-tariff/#respond Wed, 11 Apr 2018 23:00:26 +0000 https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/?p=36198
varying solar feed in tariff

The Essential Services Commission of Victoria has provided the final details of its first ever varying solar feed in tariff (FiT) that will take effect from July 1, 2018, and thereafter become compulsory. The shift from the conventional flat Feed-in to a time-varying solar feed in tariff is one-of-a-kind in Australia, having been proposed by […]

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Solar to generate a third of global energy by 2050 https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2018/04/05/a-third-of-global-energy-to-come-from-solar-by-2050/ https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2018/04/05/a-third-of-global-energy-to-come-from-solar-by-2050/#respond Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:10:16 +0000 https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/?p=35435
Solar to account for a third of global energy by 2050

According to a new energy industry report, renewable sources of power will account for about 85% of all global electricity generation by 2050. The report also predicts that nearly one-third of all electricity supply will emanate from solar PV by the same period of time.

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WA Company designs clear solar windows for global market https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2018/04/05/wa-company-designs-glass-solar-windows-for-global-market/ https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2018/04/05/wa-company-designs-glass-solar-windows-for-global-market/#respond Wed, 04 Apr 2018 23:29:04 +0000 https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/?p=36169
Clearvue Clear Solar Panel

WA Company Clearvue Technologies is set to roll out it's clear solar cell product to the global market, after listing on the ASX for an IPO last month. If successful they could make a major dint in the building integrated photovoltaic market, which has not seen any widespread success despite interest and investment by industry heavyweights like Elon Musk.

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Sonnen Battery to put energy utilities “out of business” https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2018/04/03/sonnen-battery-energy-utilities-out-of-business/ https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2018/04/03/sonnen-battery-energy-utilities-out-of-business/#respond Tue, 03 Apr 2018 02:43:17 +0000 https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/?p=36153
Christoph Ostermann and Torsten Stiefenhofer with Sonnen Battery

Christoph Ostermann, the founder and CEO of Sonnen Battery, wants to use battery storage technology and virtual power plants to assault the energy retailer business model and hand power back to Australian consumers.

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Australian Energy Regulator And APVI: Wary About Electricity Tariff Changes https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/09/26/australian-energy-regulator-and-the-australian-photovoltaic-institute-wary-about-tariff-changes/ https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/09/26/australian-energy-regulator-and-the-australian-photovoltaic-institute-wary-about-tariff-changes/#respond Sat, 26 Sep 2015 06:37:20 +0000 http://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/?p=19399
electricity tariff

In light of the proposed tariffs by Australian utility networks, many people are aghast at the proposals. However, there may be a people’s champion, the Australian Photovoltaic Institute, otherwise called APVI.

Recently, they had quite a lot to say about the proposals made by utilities. These centred on tariff suggestions like time-of-use tariffs, where pricing would be higher during given times.

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Abbott Government Help Fund Consensus Centre https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/08/14/abbott-government-help-fund-consensus-centre/ https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/08/14/abbott-government-help-fund-consensus-centre/#respond Thu, 13 Aug 2015 22:00:08 +0000 https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/?p=25454
Abbott Government

The Abbott Government has handed over $4 million with regards to climate change antagonist Bjørn Lomborg in developing a consensus centre at the University of Western Australia, this after the same government struggles to adhere to spending cuts for higher education. Christopher Pyne, spokesperson for education minister has stated that this $4 million will be […]

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Plug-In hybrids soon to be overtaking EV’s in Europe https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/08/13/plug-in-hybrids-overtaking-ev-europe/ https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/08/13/plug-in-hybrids-overtaking-ev-europe/#respond Wed, 12 Aug 2015 22:00:17 +0000 https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/?p=25579
electric car

Although electric cars are currently ahead of plug-in hybrid sales within the European market, IHS Automotive (an industry research company) has predicted that plug-in hybrid sales will soon be overtaking on a global scale.  Plug-in hybrids are expected to reach the 1. 35 million mark globally by 2020, whereas electric car sales will hover below […]

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Sydney Welcomes the Country’s First Ever Hydrogen Refueling Station https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/08/10/sydneys-first-ever-hydrogen-refueling-station/ https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/08/10/sydneys-first-ever-hydrogen-refueling-station/#respond Sun, 09 Aug 2015 22:00:18 +0000 https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/?p=25553
Hydrogen Refueling Station

Plans for a hydrogen refueling highway stretching from Sydney to Melbourne may spell the beginning of the end for fossil fuel vehicles

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Energy efficiency advancement due to Staples’ use of green energy https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/08/06/staples-energy-efficiency/ https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/08/06/staples-energy-efficiency/#respond Wed, 05 Aug 2015 22:00:28 +0000 https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/?p=25443
Energy efficiency advancements at stationary company, Staples, continues to improve as their investment into renewable power sources grow.

Staples continues to improve energy efficiency by increasing the company's use of developing renewable energy sources to power operations. Such actions are bound to drastically cut the global company's electricity bill while at the same time reducing their carbon footprint. This shift in power sourcing is largely due to Staple’s partnership with ENERGY STAR and their eco-friendly energy management program that has been in place since 1999.

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Apple in settlement of lawsuit with electric car battery maker https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/08/05/apple-in-settlement-of-lawsuit-with-electric-car-battery-maker/ https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/08/05/apple-in-settlement-of-lawsuit-with-electric-car-battery-maker/#respond Tue, 04 Aug 2015 22:30:43 +0000 https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/?p=24153
Electric Car battery maker

Apple is battling a lawsuit against an electric car battery maker after reports Apple is working on an Apple-branded electric vehicle.The company reportedly has hundreds of workers creating an electric vehicle design that is similar to a minivan.

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Solar panel industry in US & Canada under threat from imports https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/08/04/solar-panel-industry-us-canada/ https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/08/04/solar-panel-industry-us-canada/#comments Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:30:50 +0000 https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/?p=24171
Solar panel manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada are in a trade war with their Chinese counterparts due to alleged unethical malpractice

Solar panel manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada are in a trade war with their Chinese counterparts due to alleged unethical malpractice

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Air Force in the United States begins testing electric vehicle fleet https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/08/03/la-air-force-ev-fleet/ https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/08/03/la-air-force-ev-fleet/#respond Mon, 03 Aug 2015 06:00:30 +0000 https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/?p=22668
Air Force in the USA begins testing on an EV fleet

A U.S Air Force Base in Los Angeles has begun testing an EV fleet with a two-way power flow during late 2014. This has marked a first concerning a federal facility replacing their entire fleet with plug-in electric vehicles, where most have bidirectional capacities which allow them to take part within the energy markets of California. […]

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BMW and Samsung electric cars boosted by Magna purchase https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/07/29/bmw-samsung-electric-car-boosted-by-magna-purchase/ https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/2015/07/29/bmw-samsung-electric-car-boosted-by-magna-purchase/#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:00:35 +0000 https://www.australiansolarquotes.com.au/?p=24149
BMW and Samsung Electric Car

Tech giant Samsung has made a huge move as it plunges itself into electronic vehicle technology by acquiring a battery pack factory.

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