Friday 25 July, 2014
Thursday 24 July, 2014
Wednesday 23 July, 2014
- More Big Solar News From SunEdison
Tuesday saw two major announcements relating to US-based solar giant, SunEdison.
- Australian Renewable Energy Roundup
Tuesday was a significant day for renewable energy related announcements and activities in Australia; even though the shadow of the Government's renewables razor gang looms large.
- The Sponge That Turns Solar Power Into Steam
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say a new structure capable of converting 85 per cent of solar energy into steam could vastly improve current approaches to solar thermal power generation.
Tuesday 22 July, 2014
- India To Double Tax On Coal
India's Finance Minister recently announced plans to substantially increase the nation's tax on coal in order to help finance renewable energy projects.
- A Bright Future For US Rooftop Solar
The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has forecast that of the estimated 83 gigawatts (GW) of renewable capacity additions in the nation between now and 2040, nearly half are expected to be photovoltaic (PV) systems.
Monday 21 July, 2014
Friday 18 July, 2014
Thursday 17 July, 2014
- SMA Unveils 3.2MW Solar Testing Facility
A 3.2MW ground-mount PV based solar farm inverter manufacturer SMA will use to test new system solutions has been put into operation in the Sandershäuser Berg industrial park in Niestetal, near Kassel, Germany.
- Yingli Signs 2MW Senegal Solar Panel Plant Deal
Yingli Green Energy Spain recently announced an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for a 2MW ground-mounted solar farm in Senegal.
- WTO Rules US Solar Panel Anti-Dumping Tariffs Illegal
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has ruled the U.S. violated international trade agreements in 2012 by imposing anti-dumping tariffs and countervailing measures against imports of Chinese-made solar materials.
Wednesday 16 July, 2014
- Solar Power System Price Rise Threat
If support for the purchase of small solar power systems under the Renewable Energy Target evaporated; how much more would a system cost? A lot more.
- Simply Energy's 'Sun Tax' Blasted
Victorian solar households that are customers of electricity retailer Simply Energy have been unfairly targeted says Solar Citizens.
- US States Benefit From Carbon Tax
A new U.S. study has found that market-based mechanisms such as pricing fossil fuels are the cheapest way for states to prepare for President Obama’s Clean Power Plan
Tuesday 15 July, 2014
Monday 14 July, 2014
Friday 11 July, 2014
- UNSW's Electric Car Record Attempt
Early next week, the University of New South Wales' Sunswift team will attempt to break a record that has stood for 26 years - the fastest long range electric vehicle.
Thursday 10 July, 2014
Wednesday 09 July, 2014
Tuesday 08 July, 2014
- Solar Thermal Power In Port Augusta - Hurry Up Already
An announcement from Alinta Energy to further investigate the viability of a solar thermal power plant in Port Augusta has been greeted cautiously by Doctors For The Environment.
- Fair Pricing For Power Report
A new report claims that if electricity charges were structured differently, network businesses may have saved nearly $8 billion in 5 years - savings that could have been passed on to customers.
Monday 07 July, 2014
Friday 04 July, 2014
Thursday 03 July, 2014
Wednesday 02 July, 2014
Tuesday 01 July, 2014
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