Top Solar Manufacturers – Japan Losing Market Share

While Japan has been firmly entrenched as the leading country for photovoltaic cell production for many years, the last 12 months has seen a major reshuffle, with some well established solar panel companies being ousted from the top 10 and 4 Asian companies now being among the major players.

Community Groups Supporting The Switch To Solar

Community groups throughout Australia are switching on to the solar revolution by co-ordinating projects to help local residents install grid connect solar energy systems. These installations helps residents to substantially reduce carbon emissions and save money on electricity consumption.

Overwhelming Industry Support for Gross Feed In Tariff

The Clean Energy Council, of which Energy Matters is an active member, appeared before the Australian Senate Environment Committee on Tuesday to lobby for the implementation of a national gross feed-in tariff (FIT). The inquiry hearing occurred over two days with an overwhelming majority of representatives confirming their preference for a gross national feed-in tariff.

First Offshore Wind Farm For USA In 2012

While many politicians in the USA are focused on the topic of offshore drilling for oil in the lead up to the next election; a far better and more environmentally option has emerged for offshore energy related activities – installing wind turbines

10 Million To Be Employed In Solar Industry By 2030

According to a report published by Greenpeace and the European Photovoltaic Industry Association early this month, solar power could provide much of the energy needs for up to two-thirds of the world’s population as soon as 2030, meanwhile stimulating a massive growth in jobs in the clean tech sector.