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.
A design is unveiled for a new oil tanker powered by sails and solar, and a little gas.
Obama made little reference to solar and other renewables in his State of the Union address, but the White House revealed more details of his blueprint. Here is a rundown of the initiatives.
Better Place plans an IPO, Buffett creates new renewables division expand $10 billion green energy portfolio
Suntech CEO says China may deploy 4GW of solar in 2012, will be cheaper than fossil fuels in half the world.
The CEO of Suntech Power on why solar is already cheaper than alternatives in much of Asia and Africa.
State owned utility quits Solar Dawn consortium, creating more uncertainty about future of flagships project.
What are the most exciting cleantech projects in Australia this year? We look at solar energy, algae, electric vehicles, geothermal, wind and wave energy, and take a punt on their prospects.
Grandiose, grants-based schemes are not working for solar. It’s time for a broad-based feed-in-tariff.
Companies betting on business as usual are so wrong. “I don’t think they fully understand how wrong they are.”