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Government Financial Incentives – Solar Credit Rebate Scheme

The Renewable Energy Target is an Australian Government scheme designed to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases in by encourage electricity generation from sustainable and renewable sources. The Renewable Energy Target works by allowing both large-scale power stations and the owners of small-scale systems to create certificates for every megawatt hour of power they generate.


Samsung SDI Unveils New Energy Storage Products at Intersolar Europe 2015

Samsung SDI, the world’s largest provider of Lithium ion battery, unveiled two residential energy storage systems (ESS) at Intersolar Europe 2015 in Munich, Germany. The new Single Phase AIO 5 (5.5kWh) and Three Phase AIO 8 (8.0kWh), were designed in addition to the existing 3.6kWh system to address full segments of German residential ESS market.


Enphase completes largest installation in Australia

Enphase Energy has completed the largest microinverter installation in South Australia. Enphase installed their M215 Microinverters for a 100 kW rooftop PV system at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre, which has a seating capacity for 12,000 people. The solar installation will provide a significant portion of the venue’s necessary power.


Hanwha Q Cells Solar Panels Receive “Solar Industry Award 2015”

Hanwha Q CELLS, one of the world’s largest providers of high efficiency solar panels, has received the “Solar Industry Award 2015” in the category “Module Manufacturing Innovation”. The award was handed over to Jörg Müller, Head of cell R&D at Hanwha Q CELLS, during the official Solar Industry Award ceremony in Hamburg, Germany.


SMA Offers Unmatched Choice of Inverters for Solar Battery Backup

SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) is the only inverter manufacturer to collaborate with nearly all of the world’s leading manufacturers of battery-storage systems and solar panels. SMA inverters are thus qualified for use with various battery technologies, thereby helping create sustainable technical solutions to integrate batteries into solar panels PV systems of all output capacities.


Aquion Energy Batteries Now Officially Supported by SMA

Munich, Germany – Intersolar Europe – June 8, 2015 – Aquion Energy’s Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI™) batteries are now fully recognized and supported by SMA Solar Technology AG for use with their Sunny Island Inverters. This official designation by SMA makes it easy for installers of solar panels to confidently integrate Aquion’s batteries with SMA’s inverters.