Many solar power enthusiasts in Western Australia have expressed confusion and disappointment in sudden changes to the state’s new feed in tariff system; which was due to be rolled out very soon.
Many Australians eager to invest in home solar power but who do not qualify for the current $8,000 solar rebate ending this month are still in the dark about a new incentives program announced late last year by the Federal Government.
2008 was the first year that renewable energy investment (including large hydro) was more than investment in fossil-fuel technologies.
China to introduce commercial feed in tariff and Victoria’s government at loggerheads with Greens over feed in tariff legislation.
All solar power systems, including those pre-approved under various government rebate schemes must now comply with revised Australian Standards on the day of installation.
A man who would take down payments on installing wind and solar energy systems and then not perform the work has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison.
Earlier this week, Barack Obama drew attention to the largest solar panel based solar farm in the USA.
Silex Systems Ltd yesterday announced the conditional acquisition of Sydney Olympic Park solar manufacturing facility; abandoned by BP Solar earlier this year.
New technology recently unveiled will improve power generation of residential and large-scale solar panel based solar farms by up to 25 percent according to the company behind it.
India is considering embarking on an ambitious renewable energy plan to provide cost-effective energy solutions to meet rapidly growing electricity demand; a demand already so great that blackouts are not uncommon in the country.