DECEMBER 2009 | View archive list
Thursday 31 December, 2009
Wednesday 30 December, 2009
Tuesday 29 December, 2009
- Canberra Powers Towards A Solar Future
The week leading up to Christmas was a big one in the nation's capital for renewable energy, with several important announcements from the ACT government.
Monday 28 December, 2009
Friday 25 December, 2009
- Mobile Solar Powered Water Purification
With ocean levels rising and potable water becoming increasingly scarce; water purification systems utilising solar power are gaining increasing attention.
Thursday 24 December, 2009
Wednesday 23 December, 2009
Tuesday 22 December, 2009
Monday 21 December, 2009
Friday 18 December, 2009
- Solar Powered Satellite Surveying The Skies
NASA's solar powered Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, was sent into orbit around 526 kilometres above the Earth earlier this week on a mission to scan the skies.
Thursday 17 December, 2009
Wednesday 16 December, 2009
Tuesday 15 December, 2009
Monday 14 December, 2009
Friday 11 December, 2009
- Superior Self Cleaning Solar Panels Coming Soon?
Research from Tel Aviv University that originally focused on a cure for Alzheimer's disease has stumbled across an innovation for solar panels that could see what little maintenance is required reduced further.
Thursday 10 December, 2009
Wednesday 09 December, 2009
- The Paper Battery
A new battery that uses paper as a substrate may be ready for market in a short time.
- U.S. Solar Panel Demand Grows in 2009
It may have been a tough year economically speaking, but U.S. grid connect solar power demand will reach at least 440 MW in 2009, up from 320 MW in 2008
Tuesday 08 December, 2009
Monday 07 December, 2009
- Solar Bonus Scheme Boom In New South Wales
While the New South Wales Solar Bonus Scheme doesn't kick off until January 1 next year; home solar power providers are already enjoying a sharp increase in orders for systems.
Friday 04 December, 2009
- The Silicon Air Battery
Most of us would be more familiar with silicon being used for computer chips and solar panels - now the substance looks set to become a vital component in the next generation of batteries.
Thursday 03 December, 2009
- Insulation Name And Shame - Solar Power Next?
Now that a formal 'name and shame' list has been established for Australia's insulation industry, is it time for the government to implement a similar list for another sector seeing its fair share of shonky operators - solar power?
Wednesday 02 December, 2009
- NSW Solar Bonus Scheme Legislation Passed
It's happy days for solar power supporters in New South Wales. Legislation for a gross solar feed in tariff has been passed, making the NSW Solar Bonus Scheme one of the most generous feed in tariffs in the nation.
- 100% Renewable Energy By 2030?
Is it physically and economically possible to run the entire world, including transportation, off renewable energy by 2030?
- Solar Sails And Space Travel
The Planetary Society recently announced its new LightSail project, a program to sail a spacecraft on sunlight alone by the end of 2010.
Tuesday 01 December, 2009
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