FRIDAY 25 NOVEMBER, 2011 |
AuSES Solar 2011 Conference
Representatives of the Australian solar industry, policy makers and scientists
will gather in Sydney next week for the 49th Annual AuSES Solar Conference.
According to John Grimes, CEO of the Australian Solar Energy Society (AuSES
the conference is being held at a crucial time as Australia moves towards a
clean energy future - a time of "tremendous potential for new investment in the development and growth of solar energy in
"Policy certainty and a fair price for solar generated and fed into the grid are essential for the future of this clean sustainable energy
industry," says Mr. Grimes, possibly alluding to a recent report from IPART
that appears to have missed the mark on estimating a "fair
value" on solar electricity
"Now is the time for Australian governments to match that expertise and capability with policies that provide certainty and promote the growth of solar energy as part of Australia’s clean energy
Speaking at Solar Conference 2011 will be Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg
Combet. ACT's Minister for the Environment & Sustainable Development
Simon Corbell will also be a speaker, covering the ACT's large scale solar initiative
Politicians from other political parties will also detail their stance on the future of solar power in Australia.
More than 75 peer-reviewed papers on solar energy technology, policies and economics will be presented during the
conference. Additionally, sessions on the professional development of solar
installers will also be held.
The Conference will be held at Australia Technology Park, Sydney, Wednesday 30th November to Friday 2nd December.
Further details on the 49th Annual AuSES Solar 2011 Conference can
be viewed here
AuSES is not-for-profit organization governed by a volunteer board elected by its
members and exists to promote scientific, social and economic development
through the environmentally sound use of solar energy.
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