Bank Australia Shifts to 100% Renewable Power; Urges Other Companies to Follow Suit

One of Australia’s largest mutual banks has become the second Australian company to join the 100 percent renewable power global initiative called RE100. Bank Australia is also encouraging businesses in the country to spearhead a … Read more

Oil giant Shell to take on Australian power utilities within a decade

Royal Dutch Shell says it expects to lay down a substantial challenge to Australia’s major power utilities within a decade, focusing on the power trading business and providing services to customers wanting solar, storage and … Read more

First Australian solar farm in Antarctica powers up at Casey station

The first Australian solar farm in Antarctica sparked into life this week at remote Casey station using 105 solar panels. The solar power array is among the largest in Antarctica. It will help remote Australian … Read more

4 Creative Ways Cities Are Transitioning To A Clean Energy Future

Mayors from cities across the U.S. are stepping up and committing to broad and inspirational action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonize local energy systems. This leadership is especially critical given lack of federal … Read more

Climate Change driven extreme heat threatens health of South Australians

Extreme heat events will threaten the health of residents in south-eastern South Australia, including the major metro area of Adelaide, unless urgent action is taken to combat climate change. That’s the verdict of a new report … Read more

Are solar panels the new crop for farmers?

Randy DeBaillie pointed to the power meter on his snow-covered farm: Even on a foggy, monochromatic day, with the sun barely piercing the clouds, the flat black panels planted nearby in two long rows were … Read more

Australia Leads Global Renewable Energy Revolution

Australia is installing renewable energy facilities at a faster rate than any other country. Australia is enjoying a green energy revolution. It is installing renewable energy facilities faster than anywhere else, and research shows Australia … Read more

Gelion launches zinc bromine gel battery to take on lithium mainstays

The company unveiled the first commercial application of its Gelion Endure battery storage platform – a battery-integrated portable, automated solar light tower – at the home of its conception, the University of Sydney, at a … Read more

Solar demographics: Low-to-mid income households choose solar to beat rising power prices

This is according to solar demographics data just released. New research commissioned by Solar Citizens shows rooftop solar panels are proportionally more common on the homes of low-to-middle income Australians. In fact, the lowest socio-economic … Read more

Small-scale rooftop solar installs reach record 159MW in January

The boom is small-scale rooftop solar installations has continued into 2019, with total installs for the first month of the year reaching 159.4MW – a record for the month that is typically affected by the … Read more