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Posted on May 22, 2015
Western Australian households will soon have to budget for an increase in electricity costs, as of July 1. WA Treasurer Dr Mike Nahan recently handed down the 2015 WA State Budget outlining a 4.5% increase to the cost of electricity – well above...
Posted on May 04, 2015
Can you guess which country led the European Union last year in solar power installations? If you guessed sunny Spain or balmy Italy, you’d be wrong. The solar power king of Europe is, in fact, the United Kingdom – a land often shrouded in clouds...
Posted on May 04, 2015
The not-for-profit group CORENA (Citizens Own Renewable Energy Network Australia) is now starting on their fifth solar installation for an Australian charity in the space of just two years. CORENA, established in April 2013, recognised that many...
Posted on March 13, 2015
Google has made its largest investment into renewable energy to date, injecting $300 million into SolarCity’s residential solar project. The tech giant has shown increasing urgency in getting on the renewable energy bandwagon, having already made...
Posted on March 13, 2015
Solar farms are well and truly in vogue, it appears, with yet another planned for development – this time in central western Queensland. Community consultations are underway for the $55 million Barcaldine solar farm, expected to generate more than...
Posted on February 21, 2015
The largest solar farm in the country, and possibly the world, is set to be built in Queensland. After approval was given by the Toowoomba Regional Council earlier this week, the construction of the solar farm will be staged at the 5,000 hectare...
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...

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