Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd formally launched the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute at the first meeting of Institute foundation members in Canberra today.
A new solar farm in the USA will incorporate nearly 1 million solar panels; making it the largest PV installation in North America.
The Wimmera Development Association has announced it will submit a formal request to the Victorian State Government for a solar farm to be constructed in the area.
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, are utilizing carbon nanotubes to build small machines directly propelled by solar power.
The idea of harvesting solar power from space via orbiting solar farms has been around for a while, but may be closer to reality than many of us realised.
A planned new city south of the Tampa Bay area and east of Fort Myers in Florida, USA will be powered by the world’s largest solar panel based solar farm.
The ACT government is offering a $30 million subsidy to build a solar farm in Canberra with enough capacity to generate at least 22 megawatts of clean electricity – enough to power ten thousand homes..
The Australian Government’s RRPGP (Renewable Remote Power Generation Programme) provides up to a 50% rebate on off grid solar power and wind energy, giving rural people greater access to renewable energy sourced electricity However, it appears the important program is under threat due to funding issues.
The Australian Federal Government has announced the first all-electric car certified to run on Australian roads. The Mitsubishi- made iMiEV should start rolling off production lines from June this year.
MIT researchers have recently demonstrated the ability to genetically engineerviruses to construct more environmentally friendly batteries.