Construction begins on largest single rooftop solar PV system in Australia, with installation of 990kWp array at the IKEA in Tempe, NSW.
Victorian planning law amendment marks small win for Australia’s wind energy industry. And in NSW, Maurice Newman has the wind put up him.
NSW says to encourage government buildings to use solar leases to install rooftop PV and source around 30% of electricity needs from solar.
Abbott government vows to persist with policy to scrap CEFC and ARENA, even though it may not reach emissions reduction targets without them.
CEC open letter signed by 17 leading renewables companies calls for RET certainty, warns of sovereign risk, rising electricity prices if RET changed.
Algae.Tec wins huge vote of confidence from Indian pilot project partner, with conversion of nearly $30 million worth of shares at twice market price.
CEFC co-finances development of biodigester and biogas plant at one of Australia’s largest meat processors, that will halve its electricity bills.
HSBC says carbon price repeal leaves Australia’s resource-intensive economy – and its farm exports – “even more vulnerable” as world moves in opposite direction.
Continued measures and support for solar power will help mitigate climate-related forces which leave energy supplies vulnerable to unpredictable disasters.
Renewable sector is flexing its muscles in Germany, with solar production up 28% and wind up 19% during the first half of 2014.