How a NSW man’s off-grid system saved his life

2020-11-30T01:41:40+00:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 30 Nov 2020 How a NSW man’s off-grid system saved his life It was still daytime when thick smoke plunged the Kangaroo Valley into complete darkness. Inside Nick Turner’s house, pets and neighbours crowded the lounge room, shrill smoke alarms ringing in the background while black ash rained down and coated the landscape. Nick [...]

The transition to Renewable Energy

2020-11-30T01:43:16+00:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 30 Nov 2020 The transition to Renewable Energy IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES. Australia’s electricity system is undergoing unprecedented change arising from the proliferation of renewable energy generation, with South Australia and parts of the National Energy Market (NEM) already reaching the highest level of renewable penetration in the world. While such rapid transition is positive for [...]

‘China renewables will hit grid parity with new-build coal next year’

2020-11-27T01:47:19+00:00November 27th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 27 Nov 2020 ‘China renewables will hit grid parity with new-build coal next year’ New coal facilities could be more costly to develop than renewables in China and other Southeast Asian nations next year. Image: Benita5/Pixabay China's push for ‘grid parity' on pricing for renewables against coal-fired power will achieve its aim next year, according to U.S.-owned [...]

Ever heard of photovoltatronics, the new frontier of solar in urban environments?

2020-11-27T01:41:52+00:00November 27th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 27 Nov 2020 Ever heard of photovoltatronics, the new frontier of solar in urban environments? Scientists in the Netherlands are planning to build intelligent PV devices for energy and information applications. Their intention is to make this approach a new field of PV research, whose ultimate goal is enabling solar cells to communicate with [...]

New consumer research offers valuable, actionable insights for solar installers

2020-11-26T01:50:42+00:00November 26th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 26 Nov 2020 New consumer research offers valuable, actionable insights for solar installers Solar “Investors” are 70% of Homeowners Considering Going Solar – They Prioritize Long-Term Performance and Warranties By Brands That Help Them Learn About Solar LG’s Solar business, commissioned the definitive study of homeowners attitudes about going solar after the start of the pandemic. [...]

5 predictions for the corporate renewable energy market in 2021

2020-11-26T02:02:25+00:00November 26th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 26 Nov 2020 5 predictions for the corporate renewable energy market in 2021 The largest technology corporations in the world are pushing the market for utility-scale renewable energy forward with new commitments and programs. Source: iStock. If you want to predict where the renewable energy industry is headed, simply look toward the world’s largest technology [...]

ARENA supports renewables adoption on telecommunications towers

2020-11-25T01:53:08+00:00November 25th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 25 Nov 2020 ARENA supports renewables adoption on telecommunications towers The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is supporting a project designed to ensure energy reliability for telecommunications companies. ARENA has issued $341,990 in funding to help Diffuse Energy to demonstrate the effectiveness of its micro wind turbine solution in ensuring power reliability for telcos. [...]

‘Renewable energy superhighway’ linking Victoria to NSW kick started by bilateral funding agreement

2020-11-25T01:48:10+00:00November 25th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 25 Nov 2020 ‘Renewable energy superhighway’ linking Victoria to NSW kick started by bilateral funding agreement Work on a new electricity transmission line linking Victoria and New South Wales is going ahead under a joint funding agreement between Victoria’s state government and the federal coalition. The Victoria to NSW Interconnector (VNI) West project will [...]

Even if it is cheap enough, efficiency does matter

2020-11-24T01:30:55+00:00November 24th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 24 Nov 2020 Even if it is cheap enough, efficiency does matter A British-German research team claims that organic PV technologies may become mature enough to compete with crystalline silicon and thin-film products not only in BIPV, but also in power generation in the electricity market. In order to get there, however, organic PV [...]

How Renewable Energy Could Power Your State

2020-11-24T01:27:50+00:00November 24th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 24 Nov 2020 How Renewable Energy Could Power Your State Wind turbines are seen in Palm Springs, California. Mint Images / Getty Images How much of U.S. energy demand could be met by renewable sources? According to a new report from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, the answer is an easy 100%. The report looked [...]

Philippines Declares Moratorium On New Coal Power Projects Amid Renewable Energy Push

2020-11-23T01:41:36+00:00November 23rd, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 23 Nov 2020 Philippines Declares Moratorium On New Coal Power Projects Amid Renewable Energy Push The Philippines has declared a moratorium on new coal power plants, which could mean the scrapping of new coal projects that have yet to be approved by the government. The move, which has been widely welcomed by environmental campaigners, [...]