A manufacturer of high-efficiency, solar cells, solar panels and solar systems has announced an agreement to build a 505 kW solar power installation in Western Australia.
The Southern Ocean slows the rate of greenhouse warming by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it in the ocean. But previous studies raised the alarm by suggesting the Southern Ocean carbon sink is now ’saturated‘ and no longer able to keep pace with increasing concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Southern Cross University has backed calls for the establishment of a national biofuels centre.
A researcher who examined the recent history of wind power in Australia will receive a doctoral award from RMIT University this month.
A project aiming to develop biodiesel feedstock that does not compete with food crops and can be grown in dry conditions has won the $10,000 Case IH Biodiesel Research Grant.
NSW households generating solar power will be paid for surplus electricity they pump into the grid under a new state government scheme.
Solar company Conergy has confirmed its commitment to Australia and has asked the Australian government for a long-term commitment to the solar industry.
BP Solar will cease the production of solar photovoltaic (PV) power cells and panels from its manufacturing plant in Sydney Olympic Park at the end of March 2009 as part of a global drive to reduce the cost of renewable power.
A website devoted to coal, climate change and renewable energies has been launched in Australia.
The coal industry has launched a public campaign of full-page ads that will appear in newspapers claiming the industry is doing 'a lot' to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The Clean Energy Council (CEC) has welcomed a Senate Environment Committee’s support for a national system of feed-in tariffs to support development of distributed renewable energy technologies like photovoltaic (PV) solar panels.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has launched Ausra’s solar power plant in Bakersfield, California.