The solar future is already here

The solar future is already here

Imagine your life of the future. The days of driving to the office have disappeared as increasing numbers of people work from home. No longer are you driving a car that requires petrol to run, instead you’re driving an electric vehicle that is powered by the...
The solar future is already here

Solar records smashed in February

Australian solar industry statistician SunWiz has published new data showing that small-scale solar system registration, commonly used for rooftop residential solar, keeps climbing, so much so, that demand in February 2020 has smashed earlier records, with the monthly...
The solar future is already here

Canadian & Amazon sign solar deal

Global retailing giant Amazon is going green in Australia, signing an agreement with Canadian Solar for the supply of solar energy to power its domestic operations.  Canadian Solar is the owner of the 146MW Gunnedah solar farm in New South Wales, which is currently...
The solar future is already here

First silicon PV cell invented in 1954

Solar technology has been around for a long time! In 1954, photovoltaic technology was born in the United States when Daryl Chapin, Calvin Fuller, and Gerald Pearson developed the silicon photovoltaic (PV) cell at Bell Labs—the first solar cell capable of converting...