UN calls on governments and business to factor environment into measures of growth, and to end fossil fuel subsidies
Australia’s Kuth Energy adds Saipan to portfolio of island geothermal prospects, how wind turbines could increase crop yields.
DoE report notes oceans could provide one third of US energy; Spain and the UK wrestle with solar tariffs.
The ACT government has launched the nation’s first auction for a large scale feed in tariff. It aims to be the nation’s “solar capital”, but it says much about solar in this country that 40MW should be enough to earn the title.
Better Place plans an IPO, Buffett creates new renewables division expand $10 billion green energy portfolio
There will be a good way and a bad way to manage the roll out of electric vehicles. The latter could lead to uncontrolled rises in energy costs, the former could help reduce energy costs, and save some energy infrastructure from becoming redundant.
Suntech CEO says China may deploy 4GW of solar in 2012, will be cheaper than fossil fuels in half the world.
State owned utility quits Solar Dawn consortium, creating more uncertainty about future of flagships project.
Biochar groups dusts off plans to list on ASX; funds begin move on climate; Galaxy may tap into growing EV battery demand.
What are the most exciting cleantech projects in Australia this year? We look at solar energy, algae, electric vehicles, geothermal, wind and wave energy, and take a punt on their prospects.