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Category: Solar

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Rooftop solar provides  48% of South Australia power, pushing grid demand to record low

Rooftop solar provides 48% of South Australia power, pushing grid demand to record low

Rooftop solar meets 48 per cent of South Australia electricity demand, likely a world record, as the state’s minimum demand hits a record low.

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Ross River solar farm - site preparation underway

Ross River solar farm – site preparation underway

Initial site preparation works are starting at the $225 million Ross River Solar Farm site, Townsville’s newest large scale solar plant.

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US solar plant costs fall another 30 per cent in just one year

US solar plant costs fall another 30 per cent in just one year

US government’s renewable energy lab finds 30% fall in utility-scale solar costs year-over-year, with solar now as cheap as combined cycle gas.

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Scientists use light to purge defects from solar cells

Scientists use light to purge defects from solar cells

Researchers are developing solar cells that are even cheaper, using perovskite crystals, a cost-effective alternative to silicon typically used in solar panels.

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Wirsol set to begin construction of 110MW solar farm in Victoria

Wirsol set to begin construction of 110MW solar farm in Victoria

Wirsol Energy adds ready-to-build 110MW Wemen solar farm near Mildura to its planned 1GW by 2020 pipeline.

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How to replace Liddell with a dispatchable renewable energy plant

How to replace Liddell with a dispatchable renewable energy plant

Wev’e done the modelling on how to replace Liddell with a dispatchable renewable energy plant – including wind, solar, storage and gas. We just need politicians to get out of the way and get on the bus.

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This is just the start of the solar age - seven graphs show why

This is just the start of the solar age – seven graphs show why

Striking new report by one of world’s biggest independent energy consultants shows dramatic decline in coal and oil industry and a peak in global energy demand. Solar dominates, and has only just begun its path to becoming biggest source of energy.

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Testing mishap: Solar race car unveiling postponed

Testing mishap: Solar race car unveiling postponed

Sunswift Violet solar race car experienced a mishap while undergoing race testing at the Sydney Motorsport speedway in Eastern Creek late on Tuesday, postponing the unveiling.

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Solar households to help power Melbourne stadium, in new pilot

Solar households to help power Melbourne stadium, in new pilot

Innovative EnergyAustralia pilot scheme allows solar customers to trade excess rooftop PV generation with MCG, in exchange for VIP stadium experiences.

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Rooftop solar pushes South Australia to record low grid demand - in spring!

Rooftop solar pushes South Australia to record low grid demand – in spring!

South Australia has set a new record low for grid electricity demand, thanks to its increasing supply of rooftop solar.

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Adani gets to work on 170MW solar farm in Queensland coal country

Adani gets to work on 170MW solar farm in Queensland coal country

Company behind plans to develop Australia’s largest coal mine begins work on 170MW solar plant in another Queensland coal hub.