The 5 Biggest Queensland Solar Farms

Solar power has become an increasingly popular source of electrical energy for families throughout Australia. As the benefits of renewable energy become clearer, so has the number of solar farms being opened throughout Queensland increased.  Queensland solar farms 1 – Susan River Solar Farms: The recently opened solar farm adds approximately 95 mW of renewable…

Brisbane’s Infrastructure is Booming

Brisbane is booming, not just in terms of its population, which is expected to rise to almost 3 million by 2031, but the infrastructure to support this growing number of people is coming along nicely, too. The Palaszczuk Labour government anticipated this population explosion and so started some serious projects – a $944 million urban…

Drinking in the Sunshine…

Each can of XXXX will bring extra sunshine to Aussies from now on, thanks to a new rooftop solar power system on the Castlemaine Perkins brewery in Brisbane’s Milton suburb. XXXX owner Lion announced earlier this year that the project, which cost $2 million, was complete and that the 2,000-panel, 690kW installation will generate almost…

Brisbane Airport Gets Solar Upgrade

In 2017, it was announced that Brisbane Airport will receive a solar panel project to be installed across six sites at the airfield. It comprised of 22,937 solar panels which collectively covered 36,000 square meters. Some of the solar panels were mounted on the ground while others were set to be installed on the building…

“Smart Inverters” To Be Mandatory Under Victoria’s Solar Homes Package

The Minister for Energy, Climate Change and Environment released a statement that new mandatory requirements will be introduced for solar installations. Minister Lily D’Ambrosio said the improvements would have a direct impact on the consumer regarding solar efficiency, performance and safety. The landmark Solar Homes Program will take effect from July 1, 2019. The implementation…

Is a Thermal Solar Battery Possible?

While the world systematically researched the probability of producing a thermal solar battery, a South Australian company revealed the first functioning thermal energy device. The company demonstrated that its battery is: Recyclable Possesses higher storage capacity compared to a traditional battery Capable of storing renewable energy Could the thermal solar battery issue be resolved? The…