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New Upsolar smart array to power Hilton Manufacturing facility in Dondenong

November 26, 2013 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Upsolar, a leading international provider of solar PV modules, has announced the completion of the 98.6-kW rooftop project atop a Hilton Manufacturing facility in Dandenong South, Victoria. According to an article featured on the BusinessWire, the largest Australian solar array to date features 340 of Upsolar’s smart modules which will power Hilton

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Elletra products ‘switch’ to green power

November 8, 2013 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Elletra Products, one of the leaders in lighting and metal production business, has decided to adopt green energy as primary power source to run its operations.  According to an article featured on Infolink, commercial solar company Sun Connect was hired to

Victoria Carpets and Moonee Valley City Council collect Premier’s top sustainability honours

October 24, 2013 • Events, News, SustainabilityComments (0)

This year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards have seen Victoria Carpets from Dandenong and Moonee Valley City Council collect top honours at the event held on Tuesday. Victoria Carpets received the inaugural Premier’s Regional Recognition Award,

Tindo Solar wins contract for pilot solar project

October 21, 2013 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Australian solar module manufacturer Tindo Solar has won a contract to deliver modules for a pilot solar project for not-for-project housing in South Australia. The company has committed to deliver 100 rooftop solar systems (each 1.5kw) on 100 rental

Manufacturers and environmental organisations react to Target’s policy change on plastic bags

October 11, 2013 • News, SustainabilityComments (1)

Target Australia’s recent step backward on its sustainability measures has prompted manufacturers of bioplastics to voice out their opinions on the impact that packaging has on the environment. The Australian retailer changed its policy last week and is now

Survey finds many Australian businesses unable to reduce carbon intensity on first year of carbon tax

June 27, 2013 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

A survey of about 400 Australian businesses in the manufacturing, services and construction sectors found that 70% of the participants had not reduced their carbon intensity in response to the carbon tax implemented almost a year ago. As the carbon tax

Victorian solar manufacturer strikes major contract

May 27, 2013 • Featured, SustainabilityComments (0)

Energy and Resources Minister Nicholas Kotsiras last week announced that Victorian manufacturer Selectronic has scored a major deal with one of the world’s biggest solar companies to distribute their cutting edge, Australian made, solar inverters around the