IKEA is famous for having a vast array of product for inside your home, but have now added Solar Panels and Battery Storage, as something you can buy direct from their website. In Victoria, you can purchase a 6.6kW SOLSTRÅLE system from A$3,227 which includes: 18 x Trina Solar TSM-370DE08M(II) 370W panels  Growatt MIN 5000TL-X...
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    Solar panels are awesome, capturing energy from the sun and powering our electronic addictions. The reason 1.5 Million homes have solar and not 10 million, is largely due to the initial cost outlay. In a new announcement today, Minister for Energy & Resources, Lily D’Ambrosio announced changes to the...
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    Researchers at Michigan State University have made one of the most important developments in solar technology in decades. The researchers have developed a transparent luminescent solar concentrator, this is the fancy name for making clear glass panels that can collect energy from the sun. It’s long been thought this...
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