A new record conversion efficiency for next generation solar cells has been set, surpassing their previous record.
Victoria’s first solar panel “upcycling” plant will run by the end of 2023 with new improvements being developed, based on the team behind the project.
Five months ago, the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) published its three rules’ requests regarding the incentives, pricing, and access for energy distribution.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced up to $40 million funds for the research and development towards reducing solar production to an “ultra low cost” target.
In the past week, rooftop and large scale solar have set a new high of output records while we’re entering the peak of solar season.
Australia’s biggest solar farm has been opened outside of the main electricity grid by Iron ore company Fortescue Metals Group and Alinta Energy.
The development, “Hunter Energy Hub”, will be powered with wind, pumped hydro, solar thermal storage and grid scale batteries.
Western Australia follows South Australia in allowing orders from the network operators to switch off residential solar systems in order to keep the grid stable as an emergency measure.
On Sunday 21 November, South Australia has become the first gigawatt scale grid in the world to reach zero demand. With the combined output of rooftop solar and other small non-scheduled generators meeting all the local customer load requirements.
First Nations groups have formed a collaboration with industry, unions, and research groups to make certain that Australia’s Indigenous communities benefit from the economic growth of renewable energy which includes solar.