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May 15, 2021
SMA Hooks Up Brando Resort

SMA Hooks Up Brando Resort To Solar Power

Actor Marlon Brando thought to build a resort in Tahiti, but he did not want to rely on fossil fuels. However, it wasn’t until 2014 that it became a reality when the Brando Resort opened for guests. SMA played a major role in the project’s success to become sustainable.
February 3, 2021
CER Reports Solar Surge CV19

Clean Energy Regulator Reports Solar Surge

According the Clean Energy Regulator’s (CER) latest report, CV19 hasn’t appeared to slow Aussie households taking up solar at all. In fact, it appears to be propelling a spike in growth. Around 30% of homes now have rooftop solar, now pushing to set a new local record, and match international benchmarks. Given the ongoing high price of electricity, falling solar costs and lots of sunshine, its no surprise that people are investing in solar as a realistic solution.
July 19, 2020
Clever Solar Window Film Grabs Heat Uses It Later

Clever Solar Window Film Grabs Heat Uses It Later

A light reactive molecule that stores the heat from sunlight and releases it gradually afterwards is on the way. Scientists want to use this in a window film that can help control the heat levels in buildings. A team of researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden believes they are very close to their goal.
June 30, 2020
Highview Power Liquid To Air

Highview Power Liquid To Air Battery Can Now Store Gigawatts

Long term energy storage firm, Highview Power has further developed its cryogenic energy storage system. The idea first started in the 1970’s and is now cost effective. It springs from the need to store clean energy from various sources, to create a continuous power platform. It can now take a multi gigawatt charge.