Solar in the Kimberley: looking beyond the roof
Solar rich Kimberley has reaped the rewards of rooftop solar PV. Now it's time to consider the benefits of community-scale installations.
America’s secret, corporate-funded climate hoax curriculum
A right-wing think tank funded by top US corporates is developing an elementary school curriculum that presents climate science as a 'major controversy.'
Why King Coal won’t pay to clean the throne
Why the coal industry, and many investors, have their heads in the ground. And no, it’s not just because that’s where you find coal.
Mixed Greens: Jinko sees solar parity in Australia
JinkoSolar sets up in Australia, attracted by grid parity and 'zero carbon' plan; prices up, production down for Infigen; Canberra launches $1bn cleantech fund.
United States of cleantech: Can the US lead the world?
Congress may be divided on climate & energy law, but recent low-carbon advances in America could have major implications for the global economy.
CEFC: Where they stand and who wants what
The debate around the structure and the purpose of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation will be one of the most critical policy debates of 2012. We summarise some of the more important submissions. Meanwhile, concern about the ability to meet the RET may become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
And Australia’s cleantech winners are… lawyers and consultants!
Origin Energy slams grants-based schemes, saying they are a boon to lawyers and consultants, but not for emerging technologies.
Germany’s solar schadenfreude
When last week's freak cold snap left France's nuclear plants unable to meet demand, guess who came to the rescue?
Mixed Greens: A battery-powered peak solution?
New claims lithium-ion power storage could challenge nat gas in peaking power by 2016; Tesla faces wider losses.
Renewistan or Carbonopia: where would you rather live?
Critics of the concept of a world run on renewables argue the technology is not up to the task. But what is the alternative?
Tech Focus: Taking on China in solar module market
Tindo Solar is about to open Australia's only solar module manufacturing plant, and take on the Chinese. Are they crazy?
Ignoring forests won’t solve Rio+20’s problems
Forests are essential to all of the major challenges on the table for this year's Rio+20 meeting. So why are they missing from the agenda?