A new report says Australia’s cleantech sector is as big as the nation’s auto manufacturing sector, and is growing revenues and creating high value jobs.
Australia ranks 16th on global innovation index; CFC sales, revenue jump on EU success; Angel investors heart cleantech; & Vic wind policy claims first victim.
Solar window gets scale for organic solar PV; space bacteria boosts microbial power; ‘world first’ solar-diesel hybrid power stations beat Pilbara heat.
NOAA says US could be 70% renewable by 2030; China could hit 15GW solar target by 2013; Ukraine solar booms, capacity set to double.
Ice mass lost from Greenland, Antarctica and the Earth’s glaciers and ice caps enough to cover the US with a 1.5 feet deep layer.
Carbon Farming Initiative adds savanna burning methodology; Infigen questions NSW wind farm noise audits; Apple reveals size of solar array for US data centre.
An electrifying twist on photosynthesis by Glasgow University scientists promises to lead to a much more productive technique of making biofuel from algae.
Renewables help cut Aust CO2; Europe’s wind-powered hydrogen fuel station; Hill quits Low Carbon Australia; investors issue warning to heavy-emitters.
Suntech, SunPower shares surge as sales beat expectations; Siemens buys out UK tidal tech company.
Mining the ocean for renewable terrawatts; has Melbourne developed the world’s most efficient thin-film solar cells?; revolutionising electric motors; and rooftop solar vs solar rooftops?