New book says world can transition from roughly 100 GW of installed solar PV capacity in 2012 to 100 TW by 2060. That will be enough to meet the total energy needs of roughly 10 billion people, assuming each person can get by with 2 kW of dedicated capacity.
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German authorities have described the first round in the pilot tender as a step towards "real competition." A total of 25 bids have been approved after 170 bids were submitted by mid-April.
California Governor issues executive order to reduce state's emissions by 40% below 1990 levels by 2030 – on par with EU.
Despite large fossil fuel reserves, Scotland's biggest electricity source is renewables, and govt sees no reason for fossil or nuclear generation in future.
Japan PV Association outlines plan to reach 100GW installed solar by 2030; India looks to boost PV capacity by trebling amount utilities must buy.
While Abbott sought to ignore climate change at last year's G20 meeting, the group commissioned an inquiry into the financial system risks of ignoring the science.
Unlike solar, planning for the energy storage boom is well underway and its market potential is not lost on anyone. But is Australia really prepared?
Ahead of its super-hyped announcement on battery storage this week, Tesla invited journalists to bring their own EV. They'll supply the charge.
Phase one of a 4MW floating solar array being developed at a waste-water plant in South Australia has been launched – an Australian first.
Many consumers look to solar only for self-consumption or a means to go off-grid. But new report says "shared solar" will bring solar PV to 100% of homes and businesses, including renters, high rise apartments and offices. It just needs a change of rules.