The fossil fuel industry is pushing carbon capture and storage in a big way at the Doha climate talks, and is calling for the same policy measures it once ridiculed for wind and solar. It even has the endorsement of a group of leading environmental NGOs. But do we really need it?
SolarCity tests the limits in IPO; Transfield’s Spanish solar thermal project; large scale solar boom continues in Chile, Sunergy says Australia provides one quarter of revenues.
Some great deals are emerging for installation of home EV charging stations. Here are some quick tips to make the whole process a cinch.
Electric Vehicles: Why they should be the option of the future.
ABB says it has developed “game-changing” technology that could mean that Edison and GE have lost the battle of the electricity currents.
Not sure what to think about electric vehicles? Here are seven big reasons why you should love them…
EV battery maker’s bankruptcy labelled ‘another failure’ of Obama’s green policies. Plus predictions on solar consolidation and efficiency savings; and a geoengineering scandal.
When fewer than 10% of cars in Australian cities like Sydney travel more than 100km, do we need electric vehicle charging infrastructure?
Not many companies have dared make a full-frontal assault on the decades-old business model of energy utilities. That’s because no-one had a disruptive technology or a disruptive game plan. SolarCity says it has one, which is why its IPO will be viewed with great interest, including in Australia.
Suntech cuts cell production, shares jump. Algae.Tec draws interest at Berlin air show. Plus news on Tesla; carbon; biofuels; India’s grid spend; hot August nights.