Suntech To Open US Solar Panel Plant

Suntech, the largest crystalline silicon solar panel manufacturer in the world, is looking to expand its manufacturing presence beyond China into the USA to capture more of the growing North American solar power market.

Low Cost Green Loans Launch Date Announced

Australia’s Environment Minister, Peter Garrett. announced on Friday the launch date and further details of a green loans program designed to assist Australian families in making their homes more energy and water efficient.

Victoria Feed In Tariff Rally Held

Hundreds gathered outside Victoria’s Parliament House in Melbourne yesterday to voice their dissatisfaction at draft solar power feed-in tariff laws they say will do nothing to for jobs or the environment.

Solar Power And Water Consumption

While solar power and wind energy are overwhelmingly green by general comparison when it comes to power generation, considerable amounts of water are also needed for the most (currently) cost-efficient type of large-scale solar farms