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Friday, March 14th, 2014      Leave a Comment
A Pacific Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency is expected to be in operation by the third quarter of 2014. The Secretariat of the Pacific Community SPC, stated that the centre “will work towards the creation of an enabling environment ...
TongaMatangi Tonga via Google News
2014-03-14 19:33:34
Thursday, March 13th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The ACT plans to target next generation solar technology, including energy storage systems, as part of the Government's plan to make Canberra a leading renewable energy city. The ACT Government will use an expression of interest (EOI) process to identify ...
Australiaecogeneration.com.au via Google News
2014-03-13 16:56:25
Tuesday, March 11th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Wind power facilities can't always generate their maximum electrical output when wind speeds are moderate or low. Specialists for learning systems at ... The researchers examined a large amount of very noisy data to identify relevant attributes that would enable the efficiency of a wind turbine to be improved by changing settings such as rotation speed
AustraliaFerret via Google News
2014-03-11 20:41:12
Tuesday, March 11th, 2014      Leave a Comment
A new report has found that the winding back or scrapping of Australia's Renewable Energy Target would set new-build energy generation back by 10 years, cost billions in lost renewables investments, drive up power prices and destabilise the grid. Released ...
AustraliaRenewEconomy via Google News
2014-03-11 20:27:33
Tuesday, March 11th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Renewable Energy World. Experts believe that the PJM Interconnection system, which encompasses all or parts of 13 US states stretching from Michigan to North Carolina as well as the District of Columbia, could handle up to 30 per cent of its energy from ...
AustraliaThe Australian via Google News
2014-03-11 20:02:02
Tuesday, March 11th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Investment in regional Australia from new wind energy projects is uncertain after the government announced that the panel to review the Renewable Energy Target (RET) will be made up primarily of big business representatives. The panel will be chaired by ...
Australiahepburnadvocate.com.au via Google News
2014-03-11 09:37:18
Monday, March 10th, 2014      Leave a Comment
CBD Energy, the developer of the Taralga Wind Farm Project has agreed to contribute to the cost of upgrading some of the roads that will be used during the development of the wind farm. Upper Lachlan Shire Council has been negotiating for some time with ...
AustraliaCrookwell Gazette via Google News
2014-03-10 21:26:36
Monday, March 10th, 2014      Leave a Comment
One-time Australian geothermal aspirant Greenearth Energy says it has successfully proven the commercial viability of its solar powered CO2 to fuel conversion technology, aimed at reducing the emissions of fossil fuel power plants. The ASX-listed company ...
AustraliaRenewEconomy via Google News
2014-03-10 21:12:25
Monday, March 10th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Australia is missing out on hundreds of billions of dollars in renewable energy markets as investors are driven offshore by the policy uncertainty of the Abbott government. Clean energy and low-carbon investors are abandoning Australia as the new federal ...
AustraliaCrikey via Google News
2014-03-10 18:18:11
Sunday, March 9th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The developer of a wind farm on the southern tablelands of New South Wales has rejected claims that 130-metre-high wind turbines have been built in the wrong spot. The State Department of Planning and Infrastructure says wind turbines at the Gullen ...
Australiaabc.net.au via Google News
2014-03-09 19:25:29
Sunday, March 9th, 2014      Leave a Comment
More important are photovoltaic solar cells, a rival technology that converts sunlight directly to electricity. Their cost has fallen so quickly that in many ... Yet even if solar power is a boon to consumers, it threatens some utilities. Energy has traditionally been ...
AustraliaBusiness Insider Australia via Google News
2014-03-09 15:41:09
Thursday, March 6th, 2014      Leave a Comment
MASTER Electricians Australia has supported the State Government's decision to abandon the eight-cent solar feed-in tariff, saying it gives home owners the opportunity to shop around for the best deal with retailers. The end of the mandated tariff on July 1 ...
AustraliaFraser Coast Chronicle via Google News
2014-03-06 17:06:57
Thursday, March 6th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Waikato homeowners are installing solar power at a rapid rate and the Green Party's plan to make it easier has been given the tick by a Waikato solar installer. Faced with ever increasing electricity bills, homeowners and farmers have been turning to solar ...
New ZealandWaikato Times via Google News
2014-03-06 10:01:25
Thursday, March 6th, 2014      Leave a Comment
If you have solar panels on your roof, there are changes coming that may affect you. If you are thinking of getting some, this will definitely factor into your decision making. From July, the State Government is removing the eight cent feed-in rate it currently pays.
AustraliaABC Online (blog) via Google News
2014-03-06 02:01:21
Wednesday, March 5th, 2014      Leave a Comment
If you currently enjoy an eight cents feed in tariff because you've installed solar panels you probably won't like what the Queensland energy minister Mark McCardle will announce today when he unveils an overhaul of the feed in tariffs. If you don't have solar ...
AustraliaABC Online (blog) via Google News
2014-03-05 21:35:45