Study recommends developing ‘made-in-WA batteries’

2020-07-14T01:51:26+00:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 14 July 2020 Study recommends developing ‘made-in-WA batteries’ A key lithium-ion battery cathode material could be produced in Western Australia, a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) feasibility study has found. The study, released by the WA state government today, investigated whether superior nickel-rich nickel cobalt manganese (NCM) can be produced cost effectively and sustainably [...]

Saudi Arabia outlines new provisions for rooftop PV

2020-07-14T01:42:41+00:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 14 July 2020 Saudi Arabia outlines new provisions for rooftop PV The regulations will force power distributors to give more help to homeowners and businesses willing to go solar. The new framework will apply to PV systems ranging in size from 1 kW-2 MW and to all energy consumers. Solar rooftops are relatively scarce [...]

In post-Covid Asia, countries should develop their own renewable energy capabilities

2020-07-13T01:44:38+00:00July 13th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 13 July 2020 In post-Covid Asia, countries should develop their own renewable energy capabilities With clean energy projects experiencing delays due to the coronavirus, developing economies in the region should scale up local manufacturing and employment, said the Asian Development Bank's energy sector chief. A technician repairing an electrical pole at the Burgos Wind and Solar [...]

REZzing up the renewable future of NSW

2020-07-13T01:27:50+00:00July 13th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 13 July 2020 REZzing up the renewable future of NSW A couple of years ago NSW was pilloried as the laggard state in Australia’s renewable energy transition. Today it is the only state to have acted on the concentrated benefits of renewable energy zones as outlined in AEMO’s Integrated System Plan. Matt Kean’s latest [...]

Singapore experts find electrical power from darkness via shadow electrical power

2020-07-09T01:46:15+00:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 9 July 2020 Singapore experts find electrical power from darkness via shadow electrical power Dr. Swee Ching Tan uses a remote controlled vehicle to take a look at the shadow outcome generator unit at a lab in the National University of Singapore.Reuters SINGAPORE – Scientists in Singapore are hoping to ideal a new process of power era driven [...]

Study recommends developing ‘made-in-WA batteries’

2020-07-09T01:27:05+00:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 9 July 2020 Study recommends developing ‘made-in-WA batteries’ A key lithium-ion battery cathode material could be produced in Western Australia, a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) feasibility study has found. The study, released by the WA state government today, investigated whether superior nickel-rich nickel cobalt manganese (NCM) can be produced cost effectively and sustainably [...]

As power bills surge amid Covid-19, will prosumers be the Philippines’ next big energy trend?

2020-07-08T01:58:49+00:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 8 July 2020 As power bills surge amid Covid-19, will prosumers be the Philippines’ next big energy trend? Filipino households have seen a spike in electricity usage since the coronavirus confined residents to their homes. Could this spark a movement where the average citizen becomes both a power producer and consumer? A worker cleans solar panels [...]

Deakin University set to steward new energy storage Research Hub

2020-07-08T01:26:56+00:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 8 July 2020 Deakin University set to steward new energy storage Research Hub A New Safe and Reliable Energy Storage and Conversion Technologies Research Hub is one of five grant recipients of the Australian Research Council’s funding for Industrial Transformation. The Hub will seek to develop new technologies in energy storage to eliminate the [...]

Australia’s metal gurus engineer two energy-storage breakthroughs

2020-07-07T01:59:44+00:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 7 July 2020 Australia’s metal gurus engineer two energy-storage breakthroughs Energy storage is in high demand, to help manage a growing proportion of renewable energy in global electricity grids, to free off-grid communities from the tyranny of diesel, and to enable the aspirations of people not yet connected to a power supply. These two [...]

Lockdown and PV’s positive feedback loop

2020-07-07T01:22:43+00:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 7 July 2020 Lockdown and PV’s positive feedback loop Scientists measuring air pollutants and PV performance in Delhi have found the lockdown conditions imposed in the Indian capital since late March have brought about a significant reduction in air pollution which has led to an 8% increase in solar irradiation reaching rooftop arrays. Scientists [...]

Sub-Saharan solar minigrid market worth $128 billion by 2030

2020-07-06T01:34:04+00:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 6 July 2020 Sub-Saharan solar minigrid market worth $128 billion by 2030 BloombergNEF and Sustainable Energy for All have jointly published a report by the Mini-Grid Partnership proposing solar minigrids as a critical technology to bring electricity to the 789 million people who still lack access. Image: Fenix International The electrification of rural communities [...]

Solar households can soon be charged for their exports

2020-07-06T01:24:34+00:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 6 July 2020 Solar households can soon be charged for their exports In its annual State of the Energy Market report, the Australian Energy Market Regulator has suggested that solar households should be asked to pay a network fee to be allowed to export energy to the grid. Image: Infinite Energy The Australian Energy [...]