Phase one of a 4MW floating solar array being developed at a waste-water plant in South Australia has been launched – an Australian first.
A German pilot plant owned by car maker Audi has produced its first batch of e-diesel: a carbon neutral fuel made from carbon dioxide and water.
Windlab gets financing from Japanese wind giant to deliver cheapest wind energy project in Australia, and break year-long investment drought.
HSBC charts show that Australia’s amount of renewable energy installed per capita barely rates against EU nations – even the UK.
AGL Energy reportedly sounding out potential buyers of its 50% stake in the Macarthur wind farm – Australia’s largest wind project.
Greens Leader Christine Milne describes the Abbott government as a ‘plutocracy,’ and ‘wholly owned subsidiary of the coal industry,’ in speech on Climate.
Local anti-wind group ATWA vows to fight Qld Labor’s decision to approve the 63-turbine, 225MW Mt Emerald wind farm planned for Far North Queensland.
As Coalition defends funding of climate contrarian Lomborg, business lobby warns Direct Action won’t meet targets, and will blow multi-billion dollar hole in budget.
Ampyx Power, the Dutch-based developers of a novel airborne wind energy technology, is looking to establish some of its first commercial scale projects in Australia.
Renewables wind, solar, geothermal, hydropower provided over 75% of America’s 1.2GW new generating capacity in Q1 2015. Coal, oil and nuclear, nothing.