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Victorian Government Operations to be Powered by 100% Renewables by 2025

Victoria’s Target to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 50% by 2030 Solpod welcomes the official announcement by the Victorian Government to reduce the state’s greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030.  As part of the State’s Climate Change Strategy, Victoria’s target is to source 50% of its energy from renewables by 2030. All Victorian Government operations […]

Solar Schools for Covid-19 Economic Recovery

Powering Australia’s schools with solar is an opportunity to generate jobs and stimulate the economy, at a time of continued uncertainty.  Industry analysis is showing how investment in renewables can rebuild Australia’s economy. Australian Parents for Climate Action (AP4CA) have submitted an open letter to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, asking for funding to equip all schools […]

Rooftop Solar Installations Passes 2.5 Million in Australia

Australia has now completed 2.5 million rooftop solar installations, Renew Economy reports. This milestone figure includes a new record set for installations in July despite the Covid-19 pandemic uncertainty and disruption. Citing analysis generated by Sunwiz, Michael Mazengarb from Renew Economy reports that the percentage of rooftop solar growth is 40% ahead compared to the same […]

Jobs Growth Opportunity in Commercial Solar

Late in 2019, the International Energy Agency (IEA) forecasted ‘breathtaking’ growth in commercial solar.  At that time,  PV Magazine even believed the IEA under-estimated the growth potential of commercial solar. Energy industry observers note through the uncertainty of the 2020 pandemic, commercial solar continues to offer business cheaper energy.  Commercial solar can help businesses reduce their […]