When you think of solar, you probably think of vast fields of black panels on large-scale farms, producing enormous quantities of power. But the real engine of the solar movement is on rooftops in the regional and urban fringe.
Solar panels just got a lot slimmer. Zhengrong Shi, a.k.a. the Sun King, is now marketing eArche, a super flexible, ultrathin solar panel that could stretch along building facades, atop buses, or on top of carports to charge...
A company based in Toronto is bringing New York City its first community solar project. UGE International, one of the world's leading renewable-energy contractors, will be partnering with Gotham Community Solar to develop...
Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory have come up with new perovskite technology that could dramatically increase the efficiency and decrease the cost of solar cells, along with other electronic devices...
India’s solar power capacity has exploded over the past three years, growing from just 3,000 megawatts in 2014 to an installed capacity of 10,000 MW in 2017...
Hazelwood is set to close in coming weeks, and when it does 22 per cent of Victoria's power supply will vanish with it. Chris Uhlmann examines how the country entered its policy-induced energy crisis and whether there's a...
The South Australian Opposition calls on the State Government to reveal exactly how it will pay for its $550 million plan to secure the state's power supply.
What's being called the world's largest residential virtual power plant (VPP) goes live in suburban Adelaide, where reliability of power supply is the dominant public policy issue.
National Farmers Federation calls for energy solution, but farmers fighting coal seam gas fear it will be at their expense.
People in a remote NSW Aboriginal community who have been sacrificing other needs to pay their electricity bills are shown how inefficient appliances contribute to skyrocketing energy bills.
With South Australia wanting its big battery in place by next summer to store solar and wind energy, the Premier says bidders have a fortnight to submit their proposals.
Local battery providers challenge Tesla, saying their plans are further advanced and they could fix South Australia's energy problems more quickly.
Despite the hype around Elon Musk's proposed SA power fix, other, lesser-known battery makers have been pitching grid-scale storage as a solution for some time.
The Powerwall, a lithium-ion battery system designed to store electricity generated from rooftop solar panels, is widely considered to be a game-changer for the electricity industry.
Energy retailers are buying electricity from homeowners with solar panels at lower prices than what they would pay on the wholesale market.
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