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.
A report released by Environment Victoria shows how Victoria’s greenhouse gas emissions could be more than halved by 2020.
RMIT University researchers have unveiled Australia’s first hydrogen-powered racing car, in a project that demonstrates the incredible possibilities of hydrogen as the clean, renewable fuel of the future.
Better Place today announced agreements with AGL Energy and Macquarie Capital Group to begin deploying an electric vehicle (EV) network, powered by renewable energy.
Solar technologies that have never before been used in Australia were unveiled this month by Peter Garrett, the Federal Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts, as part of the new $3.1 million Desert Knowledge Australia Solar Centre in the desert town of Alice Springs.
Origin Energy and Acciona are planning to deliver green energy to Victoria from a wind farm being built north-west of Ballarat.
Company representatives from the solar and bio energy industry are invited to the Solar and Bio Energy Industry Conference at Sydney’s MLC Centre on 24 November 2008. The event is supported by the NSW Department of State and Regional Development and the German Ministry of Economics and Technology. The German-Australian Chamber of Industry & Commerce, the German Energy Agency and renac AG organise this free admission event for key players and representatives from the renewable energy industry.
A pioneering business that uses technology to harness renewable energy from the earth for heating and cooling has won RMIT University’s 2008 Business Plan Competition.
UNSW graduate and solar cell entrepreneur Dr Zhengrong Shi has painted a bright picture for the future of solar power during a visit to the university to speak to engineering graduates.
A building-mounted solar panel system will be established at the Crowne Plaza Alice Springs following approval of a $3 million photovoltaic installation.
Tritech and Xipower have announced a partnership agreement to develop a range of lithium polymer subsea battery packs for a wide range of applications including very deep water power supplies.
The latest figures on the global carbon budget to be released in Washington and Paris indicate a four-fold increase in the growth rate of human-generated carbon dioxide emissions since 2000.
A partnership between Australian, American and Chinese researchers could make affordable solar power technology available to rooftops from Sydney to Shanghai.
Parsons Brinckerhoff has acquired Sigma Energy Solutions’ Control and Instrumentation business.