Solar Energy Continues to Dominate the Australian Renewable Energy Scene

Australia is on track to generate half of our energy from renewable sources by 2025 and even greater beyond. According to the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (AATSE), renewable energy adoption in the nation is pushing forward as wind and solar energy become cheaper.  The report suggests that renewable energy in the country […]

ACT Pushes Through With Plan to Eliminate Fossil Gas and Transition to Full Electrification by 2045

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government has recently announced plans to eliminate fossil gas and transition to the full electrification of homes and businesses by 2045 in the territory.  A paper titled Powering Canberra: Our Pathway to Electrification outlines the decision. With fuel gas accounting for 20 per cent of the territory’s greenhouse gas emissions, […]

Emerging Solar Technologies: Bill Gates Recent Funding and Australia’s Investments To Net-Zero

The world’s goal to decarbonise is stronger than ever, and as more households and businesses adopt solar energy, emerging technologies to make solar energy more viable to the whole world continue to develop.  A good example of this is the recent Series B funding of Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Venture that will help automate the […]

First Hydrogen System Pilots in Northern Territory, Australia On Track to Become the Major Global Producer of Green Hydrogen  

Charles Darwin University has signed an agreement with the West Australian company Hybrid Systems Australia to deliver the pilot 5 kW fuel cell with 8 kWh of a hydrogen storage system.  The system will be operational for industry partners, students, and researchers, further developing and commercialising hydrogen as an energy source. It will be placed […]

150MW Wind Farm in the Wheatbelt Region is Currently Being Planned

Plans for a 150MW wind farm in the Wheatbelt region in Western Australia are currently underway. Synergy Wind Renewable Energy Developers submitted the project proposal to W.A.’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).  The Wind Farm Project The project involves the installation of up to 30 wind turbines on towers with a tip height of up to […]

Temperature Spikes Due to Heatwave in the UK and Australia Good for Solar Panels? Not Really

The UK has been experiencing recent temperature spikes with highs of over 40 degrees Celsius. Several parts of Europe experienced weather-related disruptions due to the heatwave, schuss fires, travel delays, and death. But what does this mean to solar panels?  It’s easy to assume that high temperatures mean good news for solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems. […]