Queensland Solar Farms the Best in Australia

Despite the 6 highest performing solar farms being based in the Sunshine State, energy prices were still on the rise in May 2022. Recent data from Rystad Energy, Queensland is leading the way in solar energy production but this success hasn’t yet transferred to lower energy prices. With Queensland being known as the Sunshine State…

High Diesel Prices Driving a Rural Shift to Solar

While the current federal government (at the time of writing) seems still very focused on the coal industry and has little desire to push electric vehicles, it appears the current diesel fuel prices are pushing people towards solar energy faster than ever. One of the biggest movement areas is in rural Australia, where diesel fuel…

Should You Buy a Used Electric Vehicle?

Electric vehicles (EVs) are gradually becoming more affordable, however, the price point is still beyond the reach of many Australians. So, if you want to go green and start driving an EV, what are your options? You can take out a loan and buy one new, or the most sensible option may be to consider…

Parents Urging Politicians to Help Schools Go Solar

It’s another federal election campaign, and once again, climate change is a hot topic. One group, Australian Parents for Climate Action (AP4CA) is calling on politicians to step up and pledge support to its Solar Our Schools initiative. AP4CA is a non-profit group seeking climate action from our governments both federal, state and local, to…

Queensland Sweetens the Electric Vehicle Pot

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced her government will be committing $15 million dollars a year to an electric vehicle subsidy scheme aimed at making it easier for Queenslanders to make the switch. Residents who purchase an electric vehicle (EV) with a price tag of less than $58,000 in the next three years will be…

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Australia Reaches New Solar Milestone

While the news around the country turns to the upcoming Federal election, one thing is for certain. Renewable energy, climate change and the phasing out of fossil fuels will once again be a hot topic. However, often significant milestones get lost in all the political wrangling, such as Australia’s recent solar energy achievement. According to…