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The National Energy Guarantee and what we know so far

While details of what the National Energy Guarantee means for Australian businesses is missing, what is clear is that there is a serious affordability problem across the NEM. The ACCC has found that electricity price increases over the past ten years are putting Australian businesses and consumers under unacceptable pressure. The report has found that […]

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Industry switching on to solar

Falling costs and improved technology are making solar an appealing energy option for business.  Originally published in the Australian Financial Review. Last year, when Adelaide Airport won recognition for its efforts to manage carbon emissions, it decided to build further on that reputation. It came up with the idea to expand its solar-power generation from […]

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Solgen Energy Group powering Australia’s National Broadband Network

Powering Australia’s National Broadband Network Solgen Energy Group is pleased to announce the recent completion of 1.75 megawatts of solar capacity installed across the Federal Government’s National Broadband Network’s (NBN Co) Satellite Earth Stations (SES) and Technical Aggregation Node and Development (TAND) facilities. NBN Co, a government-owned corporation, aims to reduce its environmental impact with […]

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Solgen Energy to install a 13kW solar power system on the Balmain Library and Town Hall

Leichhardt Municipal Council awarded Solgen Energy the 13kW solar power installation at Balmain Library and Town Hall. The newly awarded solar power works for Leichhardt Council will generate 17MWh a year for the site and offset 12 tonnes of CO2 emissions entering the atmosphere every year. The agreement includes the design, engineering, installation and commissioning […]

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City of Melbourne launches rooftop project

With the Paris climate talks coming up in December, climate change and renewable energy targets (RET) are on everyone’s mind. The City of Melbourne realised the potential for rooftop solar in meeting the city’s 2018 25% RET, and launched the Rooftop Project on Tuesday 10th November. This service has mapped the entire municipality’s rooftop space, […]

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Spotlight on solar at Gosford City Council

Gosford City Council expects to save more than $80,000 a year in electricity costs through the installation of solar power on seven of its facilities. Solgen Energy has been contracted the design, commissioning and installation of all seven sites. Gosford Local Government City Area (LGA) comprises of 1,029km of idyllic State Forests, National Parks, nature […]

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Willoughby City Council appoints Solgen Energy to install a 45kW solar power system

Situated 9km from Sydney CBD, Willoughby City Council is home to approximated 75,000 people within the 2,251 hectare LGA. Willoughby City Council has implemented numerous environmentally friendly, sustainable practices to assist in greener living, with benefits including the reduction of CO2 emissions, and the offset of energy consumption. The installation of the 45kW solar power […]

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Federal Government solar towns grant empowers South Australian communities

In August 2015, the federal government announced the second round of the Solar Towns grant, which would allow for $300,000 to be utilised in buying and installing new renewable energy systems for two South Australian local government districts, the City of Playford and the City of Salisbury. South Australia has been on the front foot […]

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