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North East Victoria

North East Energy Expo

Title: North East Energy Expo Location: Oxley Hall Link out: Click here Description: he North East Energy Expo will showcase a range of traditional and cutting-edge renewable and energy-saving ideas and technologies that will be of interest to both householders and farmers. More than 20 exhibits will include everything from solar panels and solar water…

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Community meeting about solar power

Come along to this free community meeting to learn five great ways to help reduce your electricity bill. We will have experts at the meeting who will be on hand to explain: > How solar power systems work and whether solar power is right for you. > How to access the federal and state government…

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French solar farm to produce enough energy for 12,000 homes

    A new solar farm able to generate enough energy for 12,000 households has just come online in the south of France. The Les Mées solar farm in the department of Alpes-de- Haute-Provence features six Siemens photovoltaic (PV) power plants with a combined peak output of 31 megawatts. The project developer is Delta Solar, a…

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Tariff cuts eclipse household solar panel benefits

  Oh great – thanks Ted!!!!!!!!!!   THE Baillieu government has quietly cut access for most households to a second incentive to install new rooftop solar panels. It follows the decision last month to slash the state’s ”premium” feed-in tariff paid by retailers for rooftop solar from 60¢ to 25¢ a kilowatt for power fed…

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Solar electricity could rival ‘traditional’ power as early as 2013 | Energy

Electricity generated by solar photovoltaics (PV) could cost about the same as regular grid-based electricity in some parts of Europe by 2013, according to a new study by the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA). Furthermore, by 2020, solar PV electricity will have reached grid parity across Europe, the study finds. Solar electricity could rival ‘traditional’…

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Wodonga solar workshop presentations

Below you will find a link to a presentation given by Michael Williamson,  Principal Strategic Advisor Sustainable Energy at Sustainability Victoria about solar energy.  There are some interesting facts and figures. Please note this pdf download is 2meg, so not recommended for dial-up connections. Link to PDF: Wodonga Solar Discussion Williamson June2011/ Below is a…

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