In Abu Dhabi, the largest concentrating solar power plant in the world – 100MW – is expected to be completed by the end of 2012.
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Masdar has launched an eight-turbine wind farm in the Republic of Seychelles, marking the diesel fuel-dependent archipelago’s inaugural renewables project.
We now know that renewables can not only supply all of Australia’s electricity, but do it cheaper than coal and gas. Will policymakers catch on?
Australia’s only solar panel manufacturer wants anti-dumping rules enforced against Chinese solar manufacturers. Plus: The Californian regulator takes the long-term view on solar storage; California’s solar milestone; and building-integrated solar market set to boom.
Rooftop solar is completely reshaping the energy market profile in South Australia, eliminating the midday and afternoon peaks, and causing prices to fall. If this continues, the middle of the day may become the new “off peak” period for electricity prices.
The Queensland Premier’s rapid response to an uprising over standing charges for solar households reveals just how far the balance of power has moved into the hands of the new energy “pro-sumers”, and is draining the hold of the incumbents.
The founder of UNSW’s School of Photovoltaic & Renewable Energy has driven a generation of solar R&D and commercialisation.
Study finds that installing solar PV on every suitable rooftop could supply 134.8% of Australia’s residential electricity needs, cut prices to 7c/kWh.