Two of world’s biggest renewable energy developers reconsider Australia in light of RET review, while new report says cutting renewables will only benefit coal.
First Solar expects up to 200MW of mining-related solar projects in Australia, as IXL about to open solar mounting manufacturing plant near Adelaide.
First Solar says module costs will nearly halve over coming years, as gas prices in the US surge to their highest levels since before the 2008 financial crisis and the start of the fracking boom.
Solar industry has no corporate power in Australia, but huge community support; Warburton is proud of being a skeptic and the RET review has two known outcomes; EnergyAustralia’s outrageous blackout scare; can utilities really see the future?
Local manufacturers are supplying system components for two utility-scale PV projects First Solar is developing in Australia this year.
Australia’s largest private rooftop solar installation at its first PV-powered data centre; Carnegie Wave project on target for mid-2014.
Another bumpy ride for solar investors, as First Solar and SunPower shine, while market darling Solar City fails to meet expectations.
Adelaide’s Tindo electric bus public transport service is the world’s first to be powered 100 per cent by solar energy – and it’s free!
First Solar and Ingenero target off grid; NZ scale back climate targets; Germany installs larges rooftop solar system.
First Solar buys GE’s thin-film technology in share swap; US passes 10GW PV milestone; global PV accelerates in 2nd half; SA Premier lauds wind investment.