Author Archives: Solpoder

US Coal Generation Falls

New Renewables are Cheaper than 99% of US Coal Plants  The renewables transition continues to accelerate around the world.  In the US, dirty coal generation is on the decline.  It is now more economical to source energy from newly built renewable energy farms than from existing US coal plants. The Coal Cost Crossover 3.0 report from […]

Solar PV Energy Growth in Europe

Solar PV Energy Growth in Europe At Solpod, we celebrate the steps taken in the global effort towards the green energy transition.  The European Union now boasts a new record, the combined total of wind and solar generated more energy that gas for the first time. The Energy Think Tank Ember recently released its European […]

Australia Powered by Greater Share of Clean, Renewable Energy in 2022

Renewable Energy Generation Increases Across Australia Renewable energy generation statistics provided by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) for the last three months of 2022 are encouraging, showing records being broken and a continuing trend of increasing grid share. The AEMO has posted the Quarterly Energy Dynamic Q4 2022 report, revealing an increased renewable energy […]

The Increasing Return on Investment of Solar Energy for your Business.

Investing in solar and renewable energy is no longer just about reducing electricity bills, it has become a way for businesses to grow and improve their performance. By investing in solar energy, businesses are not only taking advantage of the cost-saving benefits of renewable energy, but they’re also making a statement about their commitment to […]

Why leasing your commercial property on a 3-5 lease is no excuse for not going solar.

As a business owner, you want to invest in renewable energy to save money and reduce your carbon footprint. And with the recent energy price hikes you’re becoming more and more interested in using solar energy for your businesses. Solar energy is clean, and renewable, and can significantly reduce energy costs. The Solar as a […]

How Solar Energy Can Save Your Business Money in the Face of Rising Electricity Prices

Australia’s electricity prices are set to soar by at least 35% in 2023. Meaning that businesses will be paying significantly more for their energy. The answer may seem simple. Small to medium businesses should look to start saving with renewable energy to cut costs while also reducing their carbon footprint. But while the benefits of […]

Solpod Powers Allianz Stadium, the Home of Football in Sydney

Sydney Super Cup at Allianz Stadium  Allianz Stadium, the home of football in Sydney, is kicking goals with their 176 kWp Solpod solar system.  The first game of the Sydney Super Cup was recently held on Thursday 17 November at the newly constructed Allianz Stadium in Sydney. At Solpod we have been very excited to […]

Time to Accelerate the Energy Transition

Australia has Double the Emissions of Egypt Australia is embracing rooftop solar PV, with nearly 3.3 million systems installed around the country.  Yet Australia remains one of the world’s greatest polluters, with greenhouse gas emissions currently double those of Egypt, the host country of COP27.   Climate TRACE is a tool launched by Al Gore that monitors emissions.  Australia’s emissions double […]

Call to Speed Up Renewable Energy Implementation at COP27’s Energy Day

Energy Day at COP27 COP27, the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC, is currently being held in Egypt in Sharm El-Sheikh.  Global parties are being urged to progress plans towards mitigating climate change, which includes moving more rapidly into implementing the renewable energy transition. Energy is the theme for the day of the […]

Install Solar To Beat Energy Price Hikes

Demand For Rooftop Solar Increasing Demand for solar is increasing as Australia experiences a rapid hike in electricity prices.  The electricity price rise pain is expected to continue, with Treasury forecasting an electricity price increase of 56 per cent in the next two years. Using clean, renewable solar PV energy not only helps to reduce […]