Posts from category: QLD Government


Newman playing dangerous game of solar politics

Newman playing dangerous game of solar politics

 February 26, 2013 From: http://reneweconomy.com.au/2013/newman-playing-dangerous-game-of-solar-politics-21866 Queensland Premier Campbell Newman and his team feigned to receive the shock of their lives when the Queensland Competition Authority delivered its...

Huge solar project in limbo as Newman pulls funding

 March 29, 2012 From Sydney Morning Herald The first chance to test whether solar thermal energy can provide large-scale alternative power in Australia may be in doubt under the new LNP state government. The incoming Queensland government wants to pull out of an...

Changes to QLD solar bonus scheme

It was announced today that the QLD solar bonus scheme will be changed effective 7th June 2011. In summary the changes are • Maximum of 5kW • A limit of one scheme application per premises will be introduced. It is important to note that: • Current scheme participants...

Anna’s dodgy solar hot water systems

December 20, 2010 Today’s Courier Mail reported that hundreds and hundreds of solar hot water systems installed under the Bligh Governments failed solar hot water scheme were found to be faulty or illegally installed. More than 400 systems on the Gold Coast alone have...

State hot water scheme fails to deliver

March 5, 2010 The election promise made by Premier Anna Bligh to put 200,000 solar hot water systems into Queensland homes saw only 1610 units installed in the first six months the scheme has been operating. If it had maintained that rate, the government would have...