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Gannawarra Solar Farm Connects to Victorian Grid

Sydney, Australia. Australian renewable energy company, Wirsol Energy’s Gannawarra Solar Farm in North-West Victoria is connected to the grid and is energised and is proceeding through the...

Mapping solar power potential project launched

A new online platform that will inform decisions about how home owners and urban planners can make the most of opportunities to use solar power has been launched at UNSW.  The SunSPoT online tool can...

Solar now employs over 10,000 Australians

The latest Renewable Energy Index (REI) compiled by Green Energy Markets and funded by GetUp, shows that 16,042 rooftop systems were installed over January — supporting 5,337 full-time jobs...

Scaling up concentrated solar PV technology in Victoria

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $4.8 million in support for Victorian company RayGen to continue commercialisation of RayGen’s solar power system PV Ultra, including...

Solar Power Upsurge as Energy Costs Increase

While households have led the way with the use of solar energy, commercial, industrial and resource sectors are now installing solar panels at record rates. Energy expert Dominic Da Cruz said the key...

Australia’s two largest solar plants go online in NSW

NSW Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy, Anthony Roberts, traveled to Nyngan in regional NSW in late January to mark the official completion of Australia’s two largest solar plants at...

Weipa Solar Plant to power Rio Tinto mine

Rio Tinto and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced Australia’s first commercial diesel displacement solar plant has successfully commenced commercial operation at a remote...