Renewable energy


Solar industry in chaos as pioneer Solar Shop placed into receivership

9:19PM | Monday, 12 September 2011 |  The downturn in the solar industry has now reached one of the country's most recognisable brands, with Adelaide-based Solar Shop being put into the hands of receivers as the industry continues to suffer under volatile changes to subsidies and benefits.

Govt opens $126m fund for green energy companies

8:00AM | Tuesday, 16 August 2011 |  Clean energy start-ups are being invited to apply for the Federal Government’s new $126 million Emerging Renewables program, which aims to boost innovation and skills in the sector.

Solar power – a no dawn start

7:58PM | Wednesday, 6 July 2011 |  Research and development on energy is all about providing renewable base load power –something traditional solar thermal generation has been unsuccessful at achieving. That is until now.