A major new study finds that solar PV is cheaper than conventional alternatives in four out of five customer segments – and soon will be in the fifth. It’s a tipping point that could bring dramatic changes to the energy industry across the globe.
California-based Sungevity and Nickel Energy combine to offer solar leasing product in Australia that can deliver large rooftop solar systems at zero upfront cost.
Chromasun is seeking to defy Australia’s solar drain and bring a locally-developed technology back home – with the ultimate goal of establishing a manufacturing base for hybrid rooftop concentrators that could provide greenhouse neutral energy independence for homes and industrial facilities.
A commercial greenhouse in hot, dry Port Augusta? It seems incongruous, but with Sundrop Farms’ unique solar desal technology, it’s a perfect match.
Research team refines “upconversion” techniques which they describe as a “turbo for solar cells”, and will lift efficiency and slash costs.
First Solar blames ‘new market reality’ for job cuts, plant closure; soaring solar capacity predicted; $4bn in subsidies for Oz miners; biofuel boast; GHGs rising.
Countries like Brazil recognise that energy security, jobs and investment come from enabling renewables and the low-carbon economy. Why doesn’t Australia?
Why has Denmark been so successful in renewable energy creation and uptake? It isn’t just that Denmark is a windy place.
The ACT government said response to first solar auction has been overwhelming, with a variety of technologies proposed.
Vic government looks to scrap mandatory home energy ratings; Climate Dept, OgilvyEarth in staff swap; CO2 Group sign QLD deal; BAU for Q-Cells Aust.