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Category: Governments

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Tindo Solar, Australia's only panel manufacturer, sold to SA company with big plans

Tindo Solar, Australia’s only panel manufacturer, sold to SA company with big plans

Australian PV manufacturer Tindo Solar has a new owner, with plans to create nation’s largest vertically integrated solar retailer.

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Counting the cost of Tony Abbott's war on renewables

Counting the cost of Tony Abbott’s war on renewables

Tony’s Abbott’s war on renewables was meant to reduce electricity prices. But it has done the opposite—and a lot more.

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Palaszczuk Government powers clean energy future for state schools

Palaszczuk Government powers clean energy future for state schools

The Palaszczuk Government will consult with the energy industry to develop innovative ways to reduce state school energy costs using solar and energy efficiency measures.

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Solar monitoring company wins $2.1m ARENA grant

Solar monitoring company wins $2.1m ARENA grant

Solar Analytics awarded $2.1m grant funding from ARENA to fast-track its household solar monitoring technology.

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With battery storage, the Kodak moment has finally arrived

With battery storage, the Kodak moment has finally arrived

Despite the Coalition talking down renewables, the Kodak moment has finally arrived.

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Solar, driverless airport shuttle among SA grant winners

Solar, driverless airport shuttle among SA grant winners

Adelaide Airport’s solar powered, autonomous shuttle bus service one of seven successful applicants to SA Future Mobility Lab Fund.

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Victoria's energy storage deadlines could rule out solar thermal

Victoria’s energy storage deadlines could rule out solar thermal

Victoria’s quick deadlines for its 100MW energy storage tender could rule out two technologies: pumped hydro and solar thermal.

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Snowy Hydro gets a boost, but 'seawater hydro' could help South Australia

Snowy Hydro gets a boost, but ‘seawater hydro’ could help South Australia

Seawater Hydro could potentially help South Australia resolve its highly publicised energy problems.

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Finkel says Europe, US well advanced on energy policy, technologies

Finkel says Europe, US well advanced on energy policy, technologies

Finkel says other countries “well advanced” on energy policy, technology reform, as many of 360 submissions plea for bipartisan approach.

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Trump budget eviscerates climate and clean energy programs

Trump budget eviscerates climate and clean energy programs

The Budget Blueprint would cut more than 50 programs from the EPA, including Obama’s Clean Power Plan.

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Elon Musk has turned Australia's energy debate on its head

Elon Musk has turned Australia’s energy debate on its head

It took a couple of tweets, and at least one one-hour long phone call, but it seems pretty clear that Tesla founder, CEO and billionaire Elon Musk has helped turn the debate around energy policy in Australia on its head.