Tindo unveils Australian-made 410 W solar panel with 20.6% efficiency
Tindo Solar has unveiled a new solar panel based on M10 wafers for residential and business rooftop systems. The new addition to the company’s Karra range has a rated power of 410 W at 20.6% module efficiency and 23.1% cell efficiency.
Behind-the-scenes look at solar panel production shines light on Australian manufacturing
With the International Energy Agency leading calls to diversify the world’s solar PV supply chain, Australia’s only solar panel maker Tindo Solar has released a video following the manufacturing process at its new $11 million production facility in Adelaide.
Tindo Solar among those looking to benefit from AD/CVD measure
Tindo Solar has released a new video following its manufacturing process.
The company recently completed a new factory at Mawson Lakes, Adelaide, utilising new production technologies, launching a new utility-size panel and doubling production.
Australian solar panel wait lists blowout as new rules to stop dodgy solar installers emerge
More Aussies are getting solar panels to slash their power bills, but the industry faces many issues from unqualified contractors to changing rebates and growing wait lists.
Tindo Solar offers working-capital solution for installers
TSolar installers and resellers can now access up to $250,000 on interest-free terms to increase their stocks of Australian-made solar panels after PV module manufacturer Tindo Solar teamed with business financer Moula Pay.
More Tindo Solar Panels For Bendigo Bank Branches
Another two Bendigo Bank branches have installed solar systems, both of which feature Australian-made Tindo Solar panels.
The branches in Cobram, Victoria and Wagga Wagga, New South Wales both have new 22kW systems.
Tindo Solar among those looking to benefit from AD/CVD measure
It’s that desire to move away from Chinese imports which is the big opportunity for this small company that has survived a decade of the Chinese import flood. Jaenisch says he’s watching the US Department of Commerce’s AD/CVD investigation closely, and has been talking to US project managers whose supply of Chinese modules has dried up.
Tindo Solar Inaugurates New Solar PV Factory With New Karra Panel
Having had its new new 405w Karra panel certified by the Clean Energy Council, the 405w Karra is registered for rebates under the Small-scale Technology Certificate (STC) scheme, reducing the cost of installation for consumers.
MSquare Energy’s solar modules de-listed by CEC
The Clean Energy Council (CEC) issued a notice last week announcing that “all PV modules of Msquare Energy Pty Ltd will be delisted on March 28 2022 due to breaches of the CEC Approved PV Modules Terms and Conditions”.
Tindo Solar and sonnen Team up for Victorian Virtual Power Plant
The VPP pilot provides a $4,174 rebate for the sale and installation of an approved battery, which is connected to a solar system when customers join the sonnenConnect approved VPP program.
Australia’s Tindo enters big solar market with “world-beating” utility-scale panel
Tindo had built its first big solar panel – the 545W Karra module – and had already notched up some impressive test results.The Karra module had been evaluated by TUV SUD Korea and judged the most efficient in its class to be made in Australia, and one of the most efficient in the world.
Bendigo banking on Australian-made solar modules for savings
Australian financial institution Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has turned to solar PV to improve its bottom line with a 200 kW rooftop system installed atop its major corporate site in Bendigo in regional Victoria.
Australian-Made Solar Panels Thriving In Outback Testing
After years of operating in harsh outback conditions, solar panels from a couple of Australian manufacturers are still performing well.
See Inside The New $5 Million Tindo Solar Panel Factory
SolarQuotes founder Finn Peacock chats with Tindo Solar’s Glenn Morelli and takes a look inside Tindo’s brand new solar panel factory in Adelaide’s northern suburbs.
The Grid: Powering The Future
Energy scientist Dr Niraj Lal travels across the country to see what work is being done to harness green energy, to power our future reliably — and keep Australia’s lights on.
Australian-first solar panel recycling program launched
Australia’s only domestic solar panel manufacturer, Tindo Solar, has committed to a recycling program with Reclaim PV that will see close to 100 per cent of solar panels recycled and re-used in the industry.
In an Australian and industry first, the agreement between the two Adelaide-based companies will see Tindo and Reclaim PV working towards a sustainable solution to address the problem of solar panels going to landfill when they’re disposed of.
Energy Minister Declares Manufacturing Solar in Australia ‘Core Focus’
Solar is a crucial technology to Australia’s future and the primary energy source that will power Aussie homes as the nation sets its sights on net zero emissions in 2050.
Mr Taylor said, "We do have a local producer in South Australia – Tindo – and I strongly encourage people to support that local manufacturer.”
Solar panel installations are expected to increase fourfold over this decade.
Tindo acts to address solar panel shortage
A combination of COVID-affected supply chains, the Chinese shift in energy policy and escalating sea-freight costs meant there was shortage availability of solar panels for Australian installers, said Tindo Solar CEO Shayne Jaenisch.
Jaenisch said installers are being warned by the wholesale panel suppliers that the current conditions will get worse and by January or February it was possible that no solar panels would be coming into Australia.
Tindo Solar helps Tesla expansion into Victoria
Tindo Solar has continued its support of the Tesla Virtual Power Plant (VPP) as the service expands from South Australia into Victoria.
Under the Tesla Energy Plan homes with solar and Powerwall are connected to the Tesla Virtual Power Plant to power the home while also supporting the grid with clean renewable energy when needed. It’s known as Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and is considered one way to reduce the volatility in utility grids caused by intermittent renewables.
Tindo Solar: Australia’s only solar panel maker wants to spark local manufacturing revolution
Chief executive Shayne Jaenisch said the company had outgrown its original premises after a decade and took “the opportunity to buy the block next door”.
The move has more than doubled production capacity from a total annual output of 65 megawatts to 150 megawatts. The production line is expected to be fully operational by December and manufacturing by January.
Tindo decommissions Australia’s only solar module factory, ahead of expansion
Australia’s only solar panel manufacturer has commenced the decommissioning of its South Australian manufacturing facility, as it makes way for larger, state-of-the-art factory.
The company has invested in a new $11 million assembly plant that will allow the company to significantly increase its output, with a capacity to produce up to 150MW of solar panels each year.
Tindo Solar: Out With The Old, In With The New
The original factory at Mawson Lakes in Adelaide’s north has been producing solar panels for the last decade. During that period, hundreds of thousands of panels have been manufactured for Australian and export markets.
The new factory, situated adjacent to the existing facility, will be capable of producing twice the output of the old factory. It is also equipped to make panels utilising M10 wafer (182 mm x 182 mm) based solar cells, which replaces the current G1 format (158.7 mm x 158.7 mm).
Tindo Solar decommissions SA solar panel factory
The factory in Mawson Lakes, Adelaide, has been making solar panels since 2011, during which time Tindo Solar has made in excess of 284,000 solar panels for both the Australian and export markets.
The new $11 million, state-of-the-art factory is capable of producing twice the output of the old facility, and is equipped to make panels with the latest high-efficiency ‘M10’ solar cell which replaces the current ‘G1’ cell.
Pandemic Shifts Consumer Focus to Quality Solar
Adelaide-based solar panel manufacturer, Tindo Solar, has reaffirmed its commitment to quality as consumers turn against cheap imports.
Tindo Solar CEO Shayne Jaenisch said the company – which is the only maker of solar panels in Australia – saw a surge in demand for quality solar technology during the pandemic.
Tindo Solar scores $1M to support $5.3M investment in local solar innovation and production
Tindo Solar is one of the rare Aussie businesses that are actually making solar panels in our country. Most of the 3/4 of Australian homes that have solar, have panels that came from overseas (mostly China). A new round of funding under the Government’s Manufacturing Modernisation Fund, will see Tindo Solar receive $1 million for its state-of-the-art solar panel production facility.
Aussie-made panels power remote national parks
The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services’ ‘Turning the Parks Green’ program replaced Remote Area Power Systems (RAPS) at five National Park Ranger Bases during 2020-21, using high-performance solar modules made by Adelaide’s Tindo Solar—Australia’s only manufacturer of solar panels.
Solar panel installation to save council up to $70,000 a year
Seven of Dubbo Regional Council’s (DRC’s) facilities are currently installing solar panels, helping DRC save up to $70,000 a year in electricity bills. The installation will help Council in achieving its Energy Strategy goal to obtain 50% of its predicted electricity consumption from renewables by 2025.
Australian solar module manufacturer sets sights on world stage
Australian module manufacturer Tindo Solar is confident it can compete with the world’s biggest manufacturers having received a financial fillip as part of the federal government’s $55 million Manufacturing Modernisation Fund.
CELEBRATING AUSTRALIAN MADE – THE ONE AND ONLY TINDO SOLAR
Today @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made – looks at local manufacturers supporting the switch to renewable energies. Here Peter Roberts profiles Australia’s one and only manufacturer of solar PV panels – Tindo Solar.
Australia’s only solar manufacturer helps students construct solar race car
Tindo Solar, Australia’s only solar panel manufacturer, has teamed up with a group of engineering students from the Australian National University to help them construct a solar race car.
Briefcase: Business snippets from around South Australia
In this week’s briefcase, Tindo Solar is set to resume exports to Vietnam, Clean Seas announces record Kingfish sales in March and Santos finalises a sell-down in two Top End projects.
Australian manufacturer unveils new 400W module as demand grows
Australia’s only solar module manufacturer Tindo Solar has unveiled a new generation 400 W module for the domestic and export markets as the Adelaide-based company rides a wave of success that has delivered a 40% increase in retail orders and 70% rise in wholesale orders in the past 12 months.
Solar Insiders Podcast: Tindo’s shining light in solar market
Rooftop solar industry is on another solar coaster, or should that be a Covid-coaster, with some enjoying a lift in demand and others seeing the market fall away.
Energy regulator could force you to switch off your solar panels
The success of solar is raising serious challenges for the electricity grid and there's a push for new powers to help regulators manage it. And that means your solar panels could be switched off remotely.
Dubbo Council’s Solar Power Rollout Under Way
Seven of Dubbo Regional Council’s facilities are currently having solar power systems installed, using solar panels manufactured in Australia. Tindo Solar was chosen by Dubbo Regional Council for the project and Tindo has engaged local sub-contractor Platinum Electricians Dubbo to perform the installations.
Australian manufacturers win $55m in grants to modernise and grow
South Australia-based Tindo Solar was one of the companies awarded a grant. It will receive $1m towards its $5.3m state-of-the-art-solar panel production facility. The company estimates up to 60 jobs will be created by the project.