The world’s largest solar energy event – the ASES National Solar Tour is about to kick off in the USA and is expected to attract over 150,000 people this year. Is it time for Australia to host such an event?
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.
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
Energy Matters has launched the first in a series of interactive video surveys to gauge the Australian public’s attitudes towards renewable energy issues
Regardless of who is in power after post-election negotiations in Western Australia, the people of WA will be able to hold to task either party on the topic of gross feed in tariffs
Dr. Solar answers a question about how net feed in tariffs work in relation to grid connect solar power systems
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.
Thinking of renovating and installing solar panels at a later date? Dr. Solar provides some advice regarding switchboards and meters.
Dr. Solar answers a question related to Western Australia’s proposed introduction of a gross feed in tariff
While it may seem that solar power is experiencing an overnight success, it’s been a long time coming – it’s been over 3 decades since solar power crept quietly onto the general market.