There’s a lot at stake for both new and existing energy technologies in the structure of the Clean Energy Finance Corp, and even if it is actually deployed. Little wonder that the submissions range from the case for fast-track emerging technologies to the case for keeping them in the lab. The debate promises to be loud, and not very clear.
New analysis from SolarBuzz reveals the Asia solar market is booming – with the notable exception of Australia.
Hark, the electric motorbike! But are bikers really likely to go green, with only the sound of a rotating chain to mark their passage? Not likely. But the technology is proving useful to show how bigger vessels – like subs and warships – can adopt hybrid technologies and push the boundaries of clean energy.
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.