The Regional Electrical Engineering Forum 2009, to be held in Tasmania, will examine and discuss the latest local and international practices and standards in electrical safety, switchgear & power cables, remote and emergency power; with a focus on the engineering environment and people of Tasmania.
Tasmania’s Agfest 2008 was a great success with over 64,000 people attending over 3 days. This year the event is expected to attract even more interest thanks to attractions such as helicopter rides and new technologies being showcased, including solar power.
Suntech Power Holdings has announced its next series of monocrystalline modules available to the Australia market – the Ad series.
In recognition of Earth Day, USA President Barack Obama signed a Presidential Proclamation recognizing the importance of renewable energy and addressing the challenges of global warming.
The Australian Government’s RRPGP (Renewable Remote Power Generation Programme) continues to be under threat through issues relating to future funding after the May budget
The evMe fully electric car is designed and assembled in Australia. It has a range of 200 kilometers and can achieve speeds of up to 130 kmh. The evME can easily integrate with residential solar power installations; making it a truly zero emissions vehicle.
$4.2 million in Federal Government funding for the Western Australia Mt Barker wind farm was announced a short while ago by Minister for the Environment Peter Garrett
A public meeting to discuss solar power and the opportunity to participate in a solar buyers group will be held in South Australia’s mid-north at Blyth Cinema next Monday, April 27, at 7.30pm. All residents of the region and surrounding districts are invited to attend.
Households in Australia could be paying up to 30 per cent more for electricity annually by 2025 for coal based and nuclear power compared to a scenario where concentrating solar, wind and hot dry rock geothermal power were widely implemented.
It seems the Vatican just can’t get enough of solar power and is now considering building the largest solar farm in Europe at an estimated cost of 500 million euros.