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Posted on January 19, 2015
If you’re one of the many that opened up a fit watch on Christmas Day, unfortunately your new favourite gizmo could already be out-dated. Misfit has teamed up with Swarovski to create the world’s first wearable solar powered fitness tracker...
Posted on January 19, 2015
Despite investments in renewable energy rising to record levels globally in 2014, Renewable Energy Investment in Australia has plunged as a result of the Abbott Government’s review of industry, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF)....
Posted on December 05, 2014
The Victorian Renewable Energy Industry has received a significant boost with the election of the Daniel Andrews Labor government. Renewable energy and wind farms in particular have taken a hit in recent years under the Coalition. But a strong...
Posted on October 27, 2014
History has been made at The Ohio State University; successfully combining a battery and solar cell into one device. A world first, the invention which is set to be licensed for industry application, is capable of converting almost 100 per cent of...
Posted on October 27, 2014
Over the past several months the uncertainty surrounding renewable energy in Australia has taken its toll on a number of major renewable energy investors, including General Electric – whose Chief Executive is now demanding clarity on Australia’s...
Posted on October 09, 2014
Solar panel installations in August were slightly up compared to figures from last year, demonstrating the country’s consistent approval and uptake of residential solar power, including solar panels and inverters. Compared to 2013, solar panel...
Posted on October 08, 2014
Arguably, solar power has never had the opportunity to look so sexy (and move so fast). The BMW i8 is the German manufacturer’s new hybrid supercar and perhaps the most up-to-date interpretation of futuristic sports car technology in the world....
Posted on September 22, 2014
In the northeast of Victoria is a small town named Yackandandah, with big ambitions. The leafy town is aiming to become the country’s first to use nothing but renewable energy to power residents’ homes, businesses as well as community buildings...
Posted on September 22, 2014
Japanese solar panels floating on water will soon become a common sight in the land of the rising sun, as the nation plans to move away from nuclear power and invest in safer renewable sources. Kyocera Corp, a major Japanese solar panels company...
Posted on September 22, 2014
The Australian Energy Storage Council, formed in part by the Australian Solar Council is a new industry body that will represent the interests of the energy storage sector in Australia. John Grimes, the current Chief of the Australian Solar...

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