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.
Solar company Conergy has confirmed its commitment to Australia and has asked the Australian government for a long-term commitment to the solar industry.
NSW households generating solar power will be paid for surplus electricity they pump into the grid under a new state government scheme.
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.
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.
A report released by Environment Victoria shows how Victoria’s greenhouse gas emissions could be more than halved by 2020.
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.