rss

Tag: "solar"

2
The duck is safely afloat in California

The duck is safely afloat in California

“The duck has landed.” But what Californians call a technical limit is, in reality, a political one, as a comparison with Germany reveals.

1
The environment-energy superportfolio can deliver real action – here's how

The environment-energy superportfolio can deliver real action – here’s how

We need policies that will push harder to help large-scale clean energy technologies reach the necessary level of commercialisation and integration.

11
Gas generators called out for exploiting NEM flaw, creating "obscene price spikes"

Gas generators called out for exploiting NEM flaw, creating “obscene price spikes”

The Australia Institute says gas are generators are driving “obscene” power price spikes by choosing to exploit an energy market failure, rather than fulfil their role of complementing renewables.

11
World's biggest solar + storage projects planned for Australia

World’s biggest solar + storage projects planned for Australia

Australian group plans a 100MW solar project with up to 40MW of battery storage at the edge of the grid in South Australia, plus other projects.

3
Solar Impulse: We'll see solar-powered passenger planes within 10 years

Solar Impulse: We’ll see solar-powered passenger planes within 10 years

Fancy a flight in a solar-powered electric passenger plane? According to the two adventurers behind the remarkable Solar Impulse plane completing a unique and fuel-free flight around the globe, that could be a reality within the next decade.

0
Solar industry goes to war against entrenched interests

Solar industry goes to war against entrenched interests

Conflict with entrenched interests was a major theme of the 2016 Intersolar North America opening session.

6
New Zealand Electricity Authority rules in favour of controversial solar 'tax'

New Zealand Electricity Authority rules in favour of controversial solar ‘tax’

Utility charges levied on solar customers have caused uproar among environmentalists in New Zealand.

10
Australia to break through 5GW rooftop solar mark in July

Australia to break through 5GW rooftop solar mark in July

Australia to break through 5GW mark for rooftop solar in July, as households and businesses continue to invest in their own power needs.

2
7 things NSW solar customers should consider as premium tariffs end

7 things NSW solar customers should consider as premium tariffs end

The good news: NSW homes and businesses can still get fantastic returns from solar. The less good news: the returns won’t be the same, and most meters will need to be changed.

0
Fronius Australia announces new distribution partnership

Fronius Australia announces new distribution partnership

Solar Juice and Fronius have proudly announced a distribution partnership.

3
UK's National Grid sees major boost for solar, electric vehicles and batteries

UK’s National Grid sees major boost for solar, electric vehicles and batteries

The UK could adopt solar, electric vehicles and batteries much faster than expected just a year ago, according to the National Grid.