Solar energy

Article

10 Apr 2017
Each year, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory releases energy flow charts that illustrate the US's consumption...

Research report

Mar 2017
Wind and solar PV have become among the cheapest options for meeting power demand in a growing number of countries...

Research report

Report

23 Feb 2017
KEY FINDINGS 1. Globally, solar photovoltaic (PV) power is surging on the back of scaled-up production and continually...

Commentary

Article

16 Feb 2017
Australian rooftop solar is now at a crossroads – but it’s all positive. New technologies mean big data can be gathered...

Journal article

04 Jan 2017
The aim of this paper is to analyses residential solar PV feed-in tariffs (FiT) policy history to inform the...
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Audio program

03 Oct 2016
The roll back of the solar subsidy scheme starts today, with South Australian consumers the first to be impacted. By...

Audio interview

30 Sep 2016
While the federal government says South Australia's reliance on renewable energy threatens the stability of its power...

Commentary

Article

16 Sep 2016
South Australia’s iconic Kangaroo Island, the site of Australia’s first free settled colony, could pioneer a new age of...

Discussion paper

12 Sep 2016
Australia’s funding of fossil fuel research has consistently been among the highest in the developed world, both in...

Commentary

Article

16 Aug 2016
Solar households in Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales will this year cease to be paid for power they export...
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Journal article

15 Jun 2016
Deploying standalone solar air-conditioning systems in residential buildings forms a radical demand-side energy...

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Report

01 Jun 2016
Increasing economies of scale, more competitive supply chains and further technological improvements will continue...

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Report

18 May 2016
In mid-2015, the Large-scale Renewable Energy Target (LRET) was reduced from 41,000 gigawatt-hours (GWh) to 33,000 GWh...

Policy

05 May 2016
Many households and businesses already attach battery storage to their clean energy systems. Now is the time to grow...
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Discussion paper

25 Feb 2016
The Clean Energy Council believes energy market reform should prioritise the following initiatives: • Accelerate the...

Journal article

09 Nov 2015
This paper analyses wind speed and electricity demand correlation to determine the ability of wind turbine generators...

Briefing paper

30 Sep 2015
One of the first things that any student of electricity economics learns is that electricity is not storable in...

Research report

Report

06 Jun 2015
The review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET), which was announced in February 2014 and continued beyond the end of...