Browsing the "australia" Tag

string(0) "" Loading...

Clean Energy Regulator Reports Australia Small-Scale Rooftop Solar Installations Climb Upward in 2015

Propelling a global boost in renewable energy, Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator has reported small-scale rooftop solar totaled 4.59 GW in 2015. As reported by pv-magazine, data released by the Clean Energy Regulator shows 119,000 new small-scale PV installations have taken place in 2015. While not as sizable as 2014, this number distinguishes Australia with the highest portion […]

December 29th

Australia & Netherlands 2 Of The First Countries To Get Tesla Powerwalls

Over 1.3 million households in Australia have rooftop solar power, so it only seems reasonable that Tesla has chosen this country as one of the first that will receive its 7-kWh Powerwall home energy storage systems. They could be available as early as December of 2015, though it had been predicted they will begin arriving in 2016. A startup […]

December 10th

Solar Overtakes Wind As Australia’s Number One Renewable Energy

Solar PV became Australia’s number one source of renewable energy in 2014, passing 4 GW of installed capacity, overtaking wind’s 3.8 GW. The new figures came by way of energy insight company, GlobalData, and its new report, Asia-Pacific Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2015, which details renewable energy policy measures and incentives throughout the Asia-Pacific region. According to […]

October 12th

SunPower Launches Remote Operations For Large-Scale Solar

SunPower has announced the launch of a remote operations control center for monitoring and controlling large-scale solar power plants. The remote operations control center (ROCC) is designed to monitor and control large-scale solar power plants that SunPower is currently operating throughout the United States (including those projects owned by its joint-yieldco company, 8point3 Energy Partners), as […]

October 7th