Scapegoating solar not the solution to our network challenges
Aug20

Scapegoating solar not the solution to our network challenges

[A shorter version of this article was published in The Mercury on 20 August 2014] It is extremely disappointing to see the new head of TasNetworks trotting out the usual anti-solar messages (The Mercury 14 August). Contrary to what is often presented in the mass media, solar PV is not predominantly owned by the wealthy and is not cross subsidised by the poor. In fact the lowest income LGA in Tasmania (Tasman) has more than twice as...

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Lambie and Palmer commitments great for Tasmanian jobs
Jun27

Lambie and Palmer commitments great for Tasmanian jobs

“Support of the Renewable Energy Target by Jacqui Lambie and Clive Palmer is great news for employment in Tasmania” Rob Manson, President of the Tasmanian Renewable Energy Alliance (TREA) said today. “And its great news for families and business owners looking to install renewable energy to help further reduce their energy costs.” On 21 June Senator-elect Jacqui Lambie described any changes to the Renewable Energy Target (RET) as...

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Training session – SolarBridge Micro Inverters, 25 & 27 March
Mar17

Training session – SolarBridge Micro Inverters, 25 & 27 March

Come to the Tasmanian Renewable Energy Alliance’s next training session, learn about micro inverters and be in the draw to win a 1.5 kW kit (panels and inverters only) valued at over $2,500. Where and when: Hobart: 5:30-7:30pm, Tuesday 25 March, Hotel Soho, 124 Davey St (cnr Molle St) Devonport: 5:30-7:30pm, Thursday 27 March, Edgewater Devonport, 4 Thomas Street, Devonport East Admission: free for TREA members (you can join on the...

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