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Australian researchers claim a new record for direct ‘solar-to-hydrogen’ solar cells

January 27, 2021

Australian researchers have claimed a new world efficiency record for solar panels that can directly split water using sunlight, in an achievement that opens up a new pathway to low-cost…

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The new generation of solar batteries from Sonnen

January 12, 2021

The latest version of the storage system from the German manufacturer can store up to 55 kWh. Sonnen ensures a lifespan of 10,000 charging cycles. Sonnen presented its new three-phase…

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World’s first self-drifting solar boat

January 5, 2021

The pilotless, high-speed solar boat, now under development by Russian scientists, purportedly has unlimited power reserves. It could be used for marine patrols, search and rescue operations, and cargo delivery,…

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6 ways a sustainable household could save you money

December 29, 2020

While we like to think we don’t need an incentive to be kind to the environment, the reality is you could save money by doing your bit . Win. Whether…

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Cleaning solar panels: why, when and how you should do it

December 15, 2020

Step-by-step guide to cleaning solar panels 1.      Shut down your system entirely. Your system should be completely shut down before cleaning as per the shutdown procedure listed in your user…

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Apartments in NSW and QLD to get solar power

December 9, 2020

It promised energy savings, the chance for households to independently generate their own electricity and use electricity from a sustainable resource.However, Aussies living in apartments missed out on the same…

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QLD green lights $23M Renewable Energy Training Facility

December 1, 2020

The Queensland Government’s “Unite and Recover” phase of its response to the economic impact of Covid-19 includes $17 million in funding for a Renewable Energy Training Facility in Brisbane. The…

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Solar Trees grow in Townsville

November 27, 2020

Townsville in North Queensland is set for two stunning new tourist attractions, two ‘solar trees’.  ‘Solar trees’ are highly effective beautification projects because of their naturally sublime multi-functionality. Not only…

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Solar versus property value

November 24, 2020

Installing residential solar panels is a sound investment .A newly purchased solar system with efficient technology, more time on its warranty, and less need for maintenance may significantly add to…

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Asian Renewable Energy Hub gains approval from Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority

November 17, 2020

The mega project Pilbara’s Asian Renewable Energy Hub (AREH), has been in the planning stages since 2014.  It aims to supply local energy users in the Pilbara region and develop…