Thursday 28 August, 2014
Wednesday 27 August, 2014
- 12 Renewable Energy Projects Receive ARENA Funding
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has announced $21.5 million funding for a dozen research and development projects it says will keep Australia at the forefront of solar research.
- A Hobbled Renewable Energy Target?
It's been reported Prime Minister Tony Abbott will attempt to set Australia's Renewable Energy Target at a level that in effect would end the program.
Tuesday 26 August, 2014
- REC Inks Major Solar Panel Supply Deal With Sunrun
REC Solar ASA has announced a deal with US solar installer Sunrun that will see the company supply up to 100 MW of REC Peak Energy Series solar panels next year.
- 5,800 Solar Jobs Immediately At Risk
The 13,000-strong workforce in Australia's solar power sector could be thinned out dramatically and very quickly if the portion of the Renewable Energy Target dealing with small scale installations is axed.
- US Wind Power As Cheap As Chips
Bigger, better turbines and a massive decline in construction costs for wind farms has pushed the price of U.S. wind power down to a record low of 2.5 cents per-kilowatt-hour.
Monday 25 August, 2014
Friday 22 August, 2014
Thursday 21 August, 2014
Wednesday 20 August, 2014
Tuesday 19 August, 2014
- SMA Powering World's Largest PV-Diesel Hybrid Plant
SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) is supplying solar inverters and other technology for the world’s largest PV-diesel hybrid power plant; currently being built in the Bolivian province of Pando.
- RET Axing Report - The Reaction
The response to a report on Monday the Abbott Government was considering abolishing Australia's Renewable Energy Target altogether was swift and plentiful.
- Anti-Wind Lobby Falls Flat In Court Cases
The U.S. Energy Policy Institute says anti-wind farm campaigners have failed miserably in their legal efforts due in part to poorly constructed opinions being used in the absence of real evidence.
Monday 18 August, 2014
Friday 15 August, 2014
Thursday 14 August, 2014
Wednesday 13 August, 2014
- UK Outshines Australia For Solar Adoption
Kudos to the UK, but Australians should be asking 'what the heck??' regarding that nation outperforming our own for solar uptake.
- IPA Lashes Out On ABC's Energy Reporting
A report released by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) complains that the ABC treats the renewable energy industry highly favourably, the coal industry unfavourably, and the coal seam gas (CSG) industry highly unfavourably.
Tuesday 12 August, 2014
Monday 11 August, 2014
Friday 08 August, 2014
Thursday 07 August, 2014
Wednesday 06 August, 2014
Tuesday 05 August, 2014
Monday 04 August, 2014
Friday 01 August, 2014
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