Trials for Solar Water-cleaner

A solar-powered clean water collector is being trialled in Australia. Zero Mass Water’s Source Hydropanels basically suck water from the air, condensing it then purifying it before storing the water in reservoirs. The system also adds various minerals to the water so it’s drinkable (distilled water can be harmful if drunk in large quantities). The…

Sydney Flat-dwellers Slash Their Bills

The residents in the Sydney student housing co-operative Stucco (in the Newton suburb in the western part of the city) have been able to reduce their power bills after a solar panel and storage battery system was installed in the apartments last year. The system has been in place for a year and Stucco says…

Shining Some Light on Cryptocash

The planning application for a 20MW solar farm in the coal-mining region of Collie has been approved. The solar farm, once built, will provide energy for a data centre and a crypto-currency mining facility in this rural area of Western Australia. Hadouken Pty Ltd, which is owned by energy entrepreneur Ben Tan, submitted the application.…

Shocking energy bill for Hervey Bay couple!

A couple in Hervey Bay had the latest Solar and battery storage system installed to their home recently to help reduce their power bills. The system installed by Ahlec Solar including LG RESU battery storage and a Sungrow Hybrid inverter with emergency power supply. The system incorporates a solar array on the roof that creates…