• The power of flight

    Open Forum     |      April 27, 2021

    A new study argues that Australia’s government-owned airports could produce enough electricity to power 136,000 homes if they had large-scale rooftop solar systems installed.

  • 5 tips to maximise solar energy savings

    Derek Lotts     |      March 25, 2021

    Solar panels, combined with energy conservation, can slash domestic bills for home consumers.

  • The secret of solar success

    Open Forum     |      January 24, 2021

    A new study shows how researchers at The Australian National University achieved a world record in solar cell efficiency by using cheap and easy to manufacture perovskite cells.

  • Renewable energy exports in Australia’s post-fossil-fuel future

    Hal Crichton-Standish     |      June 29, 2020

    The Northern Territory has an opportunity, via the new Sun Cable and Pilbara projects, to lead Australia on its transition from fossil fuel exports to renewable energy exports.

  • Australia pushes solar to new heights with perovskite breakthrough

    Robert Lawler     |      May 31, 2020

    Australian scientists may have put Australia ahead of the rest of the world in the race to develop cheaper solar panels.

  • ‘Solar gardens’ could empower all Australians

    Open Forum     |      May 18, 2018

    The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has announced funding for a feasibility study that could allow the third of Australians who rent, live in apartments or live in low income housing to access the benefits of rooftop solar energy.