Li-ion battery industry on tenterhooks ahead of Tesla Motors’ big energy storage announcement April 30. Meanwhile, policy sets the tone for wind.
Windlab gets financing from Japanese wind giant to deliver cheapest wind energy project in Australia, and break year-long investment drought.
Hepburn Wind has made a short film documenting the painting of a mural on the second of its two community-owned turbines.
HSBC charts show that Australia’s amount of renewable energy installed per capita barely rates against EU nations – even the UK.
HSBC says renewables and energy efficiency critical to meet climate targets, but says wind and solar are now at “pinch point” as technology cost falls allow hard economics to take over from policies driven by “green idealism.”
AGL Energy reportedly sounding out potential buyers of its 50% stake in the Macarthur wind farm – Australia’s largest wind project.
Hawaii’s utility says can get to 70% renewables by 2030, and save ratepayer money. Could cheap energy storage get it to 100% by 2040?
Utility 2.0 is the shift to efficient, low-carbon, flexible electricity. But it won’t work unless it stems the flow of energy dollars out of communities.
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.
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.