550 MW Solar Farm Project For California

San Francisco Based Pacific Gas and Electric Company recently announced the launch of their 550 megawatt Topaz Solar Farm Project, which will deliver an average of 1,100,000 megawatt-hours annually of renewable electricity; to serve approximately 239,000 residential homes.

Renewables Target Under Pressure From Big Business

Australian Greens Senator, Christine Milne, has launched a scathing attack on what she refers to as the “green mafia” – big busineses in Australia she accuses of pressuring the Federal Government to not increase the Mandatory Renewable Energy Target set for Australia.

New Solar Cell Breaks Efficiency Record

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have broken the world record in solar cell efficiency with a photovoltaic module that converts nearly 41% of sunlight it’s exposed to into electricity.

Australian solar rebate figures released

In spite of the Australian Federal Government’s recent $100,000 annual income means test on solar power rebates, figures recently released relating to the Solar Homes & Communities Plan show an average of 522 applications have been lodged each week since May’s budget.