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Smart Inverters mandatory under Victoria Solar Homes Program from July 1

Smart Inverters mandatory under Victoria Solar Homes Program from July 1

Smart inverters will become mandatory for rooftop solar installations under Victoria’s $1.3 billion Solar Homes program from July 1, 2019. Victorian Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio said the smart inverter requirement would ensure Victoria’s grid could safely handle the supply from an expected one million new solar households over the next 10 years.

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Queensland ‘ACE’ startup plans to revive Aussie car industry with electric vehicles

Queensland ‘ACE’ startup plans to revive Aussie car industry with electric vehicles

Queensland startup ACE EV has plans to revive the Australian car making industry with their range of cars assembled from imported flat-pack electric vehicle kits. Costing just $40,000, the ACE range of EVs are also one of the cheapest electric cars available in Australia. The team used special carbon fibre body panels from Taiwan and glued the EVs together in a Brisbane warehouse.

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