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What Just Happened in Solar Is a Bigger Deal Than Oil Exports

The clean-energy boom is about to be transformed. In a surprise move, U.S. lawmakers agreed to extend tax credits for solar and wind for another five …

Tax Preparation

Electricity system will need up to $1 trillion of investment by 2050, Energy Networks Association report finds - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Australia's electricity system will need up to $1 trillion of investment by 2050, regardless of whether consumers are providing their own energy or …

The Sahara Solar Breeder Project : DigInfo

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South Australian company to launch country's first 100 per cent renewable energy utility provider - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A South Australian company will launch the country's first 100 per cent renewable energy utility company, with the author of the 2008 Climate Change …

Home battery storage to 'revolutionise' solar industry in Australia: Climate Council report

Coupling solar panels with home battery storage could be the cheapest way to get electricity within three years, according to a report by the Climate …

Attack of the Chinese Tesla Clones

If there's one place you can knock the Tesla Model S, a car so good it "broke" <i>Consumer Reports'</i> rating system, it's cost. The electric sedan is crazy …

Tesla is mapping the Earth, 'cause your GPS won't cut it for self-driving cars

Self-driving cars require an incredible amount of information to operate safely. Tesla and Elon Musk know this well.<p>Tesla Motors formally launched …

Tesla

A look at the $5 billion Tesla Gigafactory

The Tesla Gigafactory is Tesla’s way of accelerating the world into an age of sustainable transportation. The name ‘Gigafactory’ was inspired by the …

Solar and Wind Just Passed Another Big Turning Point

Wind power is now the cheapest electricity to produce in both Germany and the U.K., even without government subsidies, according to a new analysis by …

'Plug pulled on charger by Albury'

ALBURY Council was "not interested" in hosting a Tesla electric car charging station, a representative of the company said.<p>Powering up: Tesla manager …

Porsche and Audi take on Tesla with two gorgeous electric car visions

Tesla, meet your new German rivals.<p>At the Volkswagen Group's press conference Monday, Porsche and Audi showed off two new electric concept cars, the …

Electric SUV

'Heat pump' tech could save Victorian homes up to $658 a year on gas: report

"It is possible that in Victoria alone, households could collectively and immediately save on the order of $250 million per year simply using the …

Solar power plant floating on wastewater hailed for multiple environmental benefits

A field of solar panels floating atop a wastewater pond in South Australia is being hailed as an environmental breakthrough that could even prove a …

Reverse cycle air conditioners cheaper to run than gas heating, report finds

Consumers can save money by making the switch from gas heating to using reverse cycle air conditioners, a Melbourne University study has found.<p>The …

Google's making it easy for you to get solar panels onto your roof

Adding solar panels to your roof can be frustrating, since it's often difficult to know if your home receives enough light to justify the investment. Google Maps, however, has satellite, navigation and sunlight data for every property in the world, so it's ideally placed to tell you how many rays …

Artificial leaf could soon fuel the planet, Melbourne researchers say - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Melbourne researchers say it may only be a matter of years before the artificial leaf is fuelling every community, house and car on the planet.<p>The …

Printable Solid-State Lithium-Ion Batteries: A New Route toward Shape-Conformable Power Sources with Aesthetic Versatility for Flexible Electronics

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b01394<p>Printable Solid-State Lithium-Ion Batteries: A New Route toward Shape-Conformable Power …

New Solar Technology Pays Back Energy Investment Faster

A study by scientists at Northwestern and Argonne National Laboratory reports that perovskite modules are better than any commercially available …

Solar power for rent: Electricity companies offer solar, battery technology for lease

Electricity companies have offered solar and battery systems for lease in a bid to keep customers and lower their own costs.<p>Battery technology has …

Say It With Light: Using LEDs to Move Data Faster

It’s like using fiber optics to communicate – only without the fiber.<p>Imagine connecting to the Internet through the same room lights that brighten …

Tiny wires could provide a big energy boost

Wearable electronic devices for health and fitness monitoring are a rapidly growing area of consumer electronics; one of their biggest limitations is …

Corporate Page

Founded in 2005, the company’s team of scientists and engineers has developed batteries with a 20+ year lifetime of continuous power without the …

Clean Energy Finance Corporation: Tony Abbott defends decision to axe wind, solar from renewables spending

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says it is "no secret" he wants the $10 billion Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) abolished, but while it is still …

Rawlemon Spherical Solar Energy Generator

Kepler Energy

The University of Oxford Department of Engineering Science has developed an innovative, second generation tidal turbine (THAWT). Testing has …

Wide Electrified Vehicle Development

• Ford is opening its portfolio of electrified vehicle technology patents to competitive automakers to accelerate industry-wide research and …

Solar Impulse: Weather threatens Pacific crossing attempt

<b>Poor weather conditions could hamper a record-breaking attempt to cross the Pacific Ocean using a solar-powered plane.</b><p>The Solar Impulse craft is a day into what was expected to be a 130-hour journey from China to Hawaii.<p>However, meteorologists say the forecast is worsening.<p>They have asked the pilot …

Solar Impulse

Here’s what Tesla could announce later today

Tesla’s (TSLA) Elon Musk is expected to make an announcement Wednesday afternoon about his company’s latest offering. The products slated to be …

Research Spotlight

<b>Saying goodbye to batteries</b><p>Researchers at MIT are developing a new device that has the potential to hold as much energy as a conventional battery but …

IKEA Introduces Wireless Charging-- Making Life at Home More Convenient

IKEA is the leader in life at home. Today, technology is a core part of many people’s home environment. We stay connected and interact using smart …