February 21, 2017

Victoria to get its first large-scale solar plants

After years of unfulfilled promises, Victoria is on the cusp of getting its first large-scale solar power stations. Three farms in the state’s northwest are promised […]
October 3, 2016

Solar Bonus Scheme ends 31 December 2016

The Solar Bonus Scheme (the Scheme) has been successful in achieving its aim to encourage the uptake of renewable energy in NSW. Over 146,000 households and […]
June 7, 2016

Dubai plans world’s biggest, and cheapest, solar tower + storage project

Dubai: The largest Concentrated Solar Power (CPS) project to be built on a single site in the world will begin power generation in Dubai within the […]
April 19, 2016

Utility to take part of Melbourne suburb off-grid with solar + storage

Victoria network operator Ausnet Services is to take part of a Melbourne suburb completely off grid, powered only with rooftop solar and battery storage, in a […]
March 18, 2016

Solar module prices reached 57c/watt in 2015, to continue fall

According to GTM Research’s latest edition of the PV Pulse, the global blended average price for a tier-1 Chinese-produced multicrystalline PV module fell 10 per cent year-over-year […]
March 10, 2016

Floating solar installed at Brazil hydro plant

As Tasmania struggles to manage an electricity shortage exacerbated by record low water levels in its hydropower dams, Brazil has launched the first stage of a […]
March 10, 2016

Hi-tech rooftop panels can reduce power bills

A SMALL group of Australian mum-and-dad investors and some Melbourne-based technology experts have combined to deliver a revolutionary rooftop solar power generator. Initially invented a decade […]