Renewables

  • Tesla is partnering with builders to add Powerwall 2 to your new home

    Tesla are taking a new approach to getting their energy storage solution, the Powerwall 2 battery, into Australian households by partnering with builders directly. For existing home owners, you can always put up your hand and open your wallet to buy your own, but it makes a lot of sense to...
  • Australian Government’s environment policy must include Battery Storage

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull spoke to the National Press Club today and one of the big changes to his policy lineup is the country’s energy policy. Like the NBN, Turnbull says we need to be technology agnostic as he tries to sell Government investment to build new coal-fueled power...
  • Origin Energy buys 100% of solar output from 223,000-panel farm in NSW

    A massive Australian solar farm will now generate power exclusively for Origin Energy, after they today announced a 15-year agreement to purchase 100% of the solar energy from the solar farm in Moree NSW. The massive farm contains a staggering 233,000 solar panels that track to the sun to capitalise on the...
  • Foxconn part of a $135 Billion solar push in India

    Most of us know Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn for it’s work on iPhones, iPad, PlayStation 4, Xbox and the Wii U, but with more than a million employees, the company has a rapidly expanding solar division. As the global movement to sustainable energy sources surges ahead, even developing countries like...
  • Australian Government just reduced our renewable energy target

    As the world wakes up to the challenges of producing energy in sustainable ways, Australia’s government just voted to slow things down. New legislation to cut the renewable energy target passed Federal Parliament tonight. The Coalition Government and Labor agreed to reduce the original 41,000GW/h target down to 33,000...