Most submissions on the CEFC call for a softly, softly approach to financing. But a leading Australian innovator says Australia’s push into clean energy risks being too timid and incremental, and we are now living in a world of exponential changes. PacHydro, meanwhile, suggests the energy market and the Energy White Paper wake up to climate change policies.
The Can-Do Premier promises to Un-Do climate and green energy programs, threatening a $1.2bn flagships project. Ted Baillieu says ‘me-too’ and cans climate program.
And why Australia may end up as a nation of island grids. A new graph shows how solar PV is not just licking the cream off the profits of fossil fuel generators in Germany, it is eating the cake as well. And a graph to show that green energy incentives are costing you very little.
ECU develops technology that generates electricity by diverting infra-led light passing through windows to PV cells located in the window frame.
Government and the ASI unveil 15 solar research projects under the latest round of funding.
Crazy weather in the US, where even the minimums are higher than the maximums; why Palmer is right about CIA and coal; Ted’s brown cow; Obama’s energy flat earthers; and why solar will eat the coal industry’s lunch.
AGL buys rights to 1000MW Silverton wind farm, vendor Epuron rails against planning fees, and Airbus joins mallee jet-fuel consortium.
CEO of one of America’s largest utilities says distributed solar the biggest game-changer to the energy industry in decades. And why energy politics sucks.
Canberra might have had better luck with its solar predictions had it read its own press releases. And they got coal wrong too.
The people behind the 40MW ‘big dish’ solar plant in Whyalla are taking an innovative approach to financing which has implications for future projects and energy retailers. And they are thinking of adding some gas and a 5MW PV project for good measure.