Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have set a world record for efficiency for their solar thermal dish, which generates steam that could be used for power stations.
Industry groups, clean energy companies and electricity users have penned an open letter to the government, requesting a compromise on the RET.
Cook Medical Australia has installed a 706 square metre solar panel field at the company’s Brisbane headquarters.
The $9 million projects will also facilitate the commercialisation of high-temperature solar thermal technology.
A South Australian dairy manufacturer sought an advanced solar tube heating solution from Greenland Systems to reduce their dependence on expensive LPG.
A solar power company has dropped plans to develop plants for the retail market, saying the government is more interested in conventional energy.
Charlesworth Nuts has installed a new solar power system at their factory in Marion.
The Anthill awards recognise companies that are doing things differently to bring about positive change.
The array includes 340 Upsolar smart modules and will power Hilton Manufacturing’s sheet metal fabrication plant in Dandenong.