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PV can cover almost half of typical office buildings’ electricity demand

2021-02-23T09:22:26+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 23 Feb 2021 PV can cover almost half of typical office buildings’ electricity demand Scientists in Germany have estimated that roof and facade PV systems can cover almost 40% of the total requirements of a standard office building, assuming that no battery storage is installed. The southeast and southwest facade of the ZSW building [...]

WA deploys stand-alone power systems at properties affected by Perth Hills bushfire

2021-02-23T09:14:16+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 23 Feb 2021 WA deploys stand-alone power systems at properties affected by Perth Hills bushfire Western Australia has officially extended the reach of its new darling: stand-alone power systems, or SAPS. In a state first, Government-owned network services provider Western Power has deployed units at two Perth Hills properties following bushfires earlier this month. Stand-alone [...]

Silver renewable lining to Abra’s rich new silver mining project in WA

2021-02-22T09:36:26+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 22 Feb 2021 Silver renewable lining to Abra’s rich new silver mining project in WA Hybrid energy systems are blooming in Australia’s remote locations, as renewables are increasingly partnered with gas or diesel to advance the greening of desert industries and communities that operate far from the grid. Abra Base Metals Project takes a [...]

Independent MP proposes $483 million Local Power Agency to anchor benefits of renewables in regional communities

2021-02-22T09:40:23+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 22 Feb 2021 Independent MP proposes $483 million Local Power Agency to anchor benefits of renewables in regional communities Helen Haines, MP for the Victorian electorate of Indi, will today put a Bill before Parliament that would underwrite and provide technical support to community renewable energy projects in regional areas, and mandate the opportunity [...]

Western Australia energy market set for transformation

2021-02-19T09:37:21+00:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 19 Feb 2021 Western Australia energy market set for transformation The West Australian Wholesale Energy Market (WEM) is in for a major shake-up with the State Government’s Energy Transformation Taskforce unveiling plans for a redesign which it said will fully integrate renewable energy – in all its guises – into the power system. WA's [...]

Regulator credits renewables for continuing fall in electricity prices

2021-02-19T09:35:38+00:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 19 Feb 2021 Regulator credits renewables for continuing fall in electricity prices The Australian Energy Regulator has released its Default Market Offer for 2021-2022, and it is another fall in electricity prices, especially if you live in South Australia, New South Wales or south-east Queensland. The regulator says one of the main factors driving [...]

Record number of renewables entered grid in 2020, record number joined the queue too

2021-02-18T09:32:09+00:00February 18th, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 18 Feb 2021 Record number of renewables entered grid in 2020, record number joined the queue too The Australian Energy Market Operator’s second State of the System update, a sort of ‘Around-the-Grounds’ of the National Energy Market, has revealed that 2020 set new records for both number of new projects connected and new megawatts [...]

Solar and storage to take over from uranium mine for Kakadu rejuvenation

2021-02-17T11:19:10+00:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: Media, News, Uncategorized|

Media. 17 Feb 2021 Solar and storage to take over from uranium mine for Kakadu rejuvenation The Ranger Uranium Mine, completely enclosed within the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park, ceased production in January 2021 after years of financial losses. Now, as part of a multi-million dollar rejuvenation of the Park, a solar and battery storage [...]

Quantum dot solar cells and the search for stability

2021-02-17T10:58:49+00:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 16 Feb 2021 Quantum dot solar cells and the search for stability In various forms, quantum dot technology has attracted plenty of attention among PV researchers recently. And as efficiencies have crept past the 15% mark, the community is beginning to look at other factors limiting the viability of quantum dot solar cells in [...]

First attempt to fabricate solar cells based on antimony selenoiodide

2021-02-17T10:58:42+00:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 16 Feb 2021 First attempt to fabricate solar cells based on antimony selenoiodide South Korean scientists have produced a solar cell based on antimony selenoiodide, with a 4.1% efficiency, a short-circuit current density of 14.8 mA cm2, an open-circuit voltage of 473.0 mV, and a fill factor of 58.7%. They claim the cell exhibits excellent [...]