Sanyo announced on Saturday the company has broken its own record for crystalline solar cell conversion efficiency in Sanyo’s HIT solar panel range.
Hidden Valley Cabins is Australia’s first fully carbon neutral resort and tour business; powered by solar energy.
SunPower 315 is said to be the world’s most powerful monocrystalline solar panel, boasting 96-cells, 315-watt output and the industry’s highest conversion efficiency of 19.3 percent.
Electricity prices in New South Wales will rise by an average of 20 per cent from July 1 this year; making solar power an even more attractive energy source.
Kyocera Corporation has announced its successful bid to supply solar panels for the new Toyota Prius.
Research work led by researchers at the University of St Andrews with partners at Strathclyde and Newcastle is focusing on a new type of air-fuelled battery could provide up to ten times the energy storage of designs currently available.
Most stimulus packages are being paid from rapidly shrinking tax revenues that aren’t enough to cover the splurges, with the result that public borrowing is rising rapidly. But there is another way and stimulus packages that do not require the commitment of public financial resources, such as feed in tariffs for renewable energy, are receiving little consideration.
Announced last week, $13.5 million will be allocated over four years to introduce a gross feed-in tariff for home solar energy energy systems in Western Australia. The state’s program will be one of the most generous in Australia.
In the world of wind power, bigger turbines have been the trend for increased power generation, but a Netherlands based company believes that taller turbines may be the better way to go.
The Australian Government has highlighted a lofty goal – to build four solar farms that generate three times as much power as the world’s current largest project based in California