Strong growth in rooftop solar installations has continued to push coal fired generation out of the Australian electricity market, a new audit of the National Electricity Market has shown.
Report says steel made with renewable hydrogen could become a multibillion-dollar export industry.
A new Australian green steel industry could create tens of thousands of jobs in regional areas reliant on coalmining, particularly in central Queensland and the Hunter Valley, giving them a future as demand for carbon-intensive goods falls.
To help achieve its global-leading renewable energy target of 200% by 2040, the Tasmanian government has released the draft Renewable Energy Action Plan.
New research from the Centre for Future Work shows that, far from being paralysed by economic or technological restrictions, Australia enjoys an unprecedented commercial opportunity to green its energy sector and improve the competitiveness of its manufacturing sector – simultaneously.
After tough years of drought and flood, The Gascoyne Junction Tourist Park in Gascoyne Junction, Western Australia, has been decimated by the impact of Covid-19 on the tourist industry. Struggling to pay its bills, the WA Govt is stepping in to help fund a solar upgrade, a saving grace.
With rising costs of electricity, solar panels are growing in popularity among Australian householders.
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, about 21 per cent of Australia’s homes now have a solar photovoltaic (PV) system, with that number projected to increase over the coming years.
UNSW solar researcher Brett Hallam has been awarded the prestigious 2020 IEEE Stuart R Wenham Young Professional Award in recognition of his ongoing work on the hydrogenation of silicon cells.