Gulf nation economies are built around energy exports. Climate change means they will have to look beyond fossil fuels in order to keep their economies afloat.
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Booming national markets – including Australia’s – helped deliver nearly 100GW of new PV installations in 2018, and took the global total past the 500GW mark.
Queensland confirms solar panel installation on projects over 100kW will be restricted to licensed electricians. Industry says new rules are “daft”, and potentially devastating.
China has laid out plans to drive the development of subsidy-free wind and solar projects across the country in an effort to push the technologies to grid parity.
New research reveals the United States sits on the precipice of what could be a monumental solar boom set to play out over the next five years.
Solar’s record-breaking 2018 is expected to continue into 2019, with forecasts of another 3GW-plus to be added in utility-scale solar alone, putting solar PV on track to deliver 10% of NEM demand by 2020.
Administrators of RCR Tomlinson move to extract the contracting and engineering giant from the solar business that appears to have torpedoed the company’s finances.
Updated: Neoen’s 150MW Coleambally solar farm in NSW is setting new records – not just in size and output, but also speed of installation and connection.
Elliott Green Power says 132MW Nevertire Solar Farm, in NSW north-west, in early stages of construction.
After a record 2017, there is now more than 1900MW of solar PV farms under construction across Australia, and 35GW in various stages of development.