Product profile: Install an energy monitor yourself…

Product profile: Install an energy monitor yourself…

The Flex series of flexible solar laminates from MiaSolé (owned by solar giant Hanergy) are designed to stick directly to suitable roofing profiles (such as standing seam roof sheets), eliminating mounting systems and roof penetrations from screws. The modules are based on CIGS (copper indium gallium selenide) cells and have efficiencies as high as many crystalline silicon panels.

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It’s not a tax

It’s not a tax

Shout it from the rooftops! Renew's Dean Lombard looks beyond the headlines and the hysteria at the details of the proposed new solar rules.

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The big switch (off)

The big switch (off)

A unique set of circumstances has South Australian owners of rooftop solar panels staring down the prospect of having their grid exports curtailed—a scenario that may well lie in all of our futures.

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Solar spring clean

Solar spring clean

Solar panels are largely a set-and-forget technology, but the occasional bit of maintenance can keep them performing at their peak. Lance Turner looks at what’s involved.

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On the energy storage scene

On the energy storage scene

We talk to installers and Renew’s own energy policy team to find out what’s happening in the world of energy storage. Where are prices heading, what subsidies are available and are there trends of note?

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Recycling solar

Recycling solar

With the recent boom in solar PV installations and the increasing uptake of storage batteries, we take a look at what will happen to these products when they reach the end of their lives.

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