The 15-100 kW category in the Clean Energy Council’s Solar Design and Installation Awards showcased three equally impressive commercial projects this year. EcoGeneration takes a closer look.

Is there a gender problem in renewables?

Where are the women in senior roles in the clean energy industry, and what can be done to ensure females are more equitably represented? EcoGeneration Associate Editor Sonia Nair investigates.

In conversation with Ilen Zazueta-Hall

When Ilen Zazueta-Hall joined Enphase five years ago, there wasn’t a commercial storage market in play. Fast forward a couple of years, and Australia is touted to be the number one global storage and solar market.

Disruption of the energy industry

Competing forms of energy battle for positions, as the global energy industry is in the middle of a transformational era.

From the editor

Do you know any women doing great things in the clean energy and energy efficiency sectors? Chances are you can name at least a few

News in brief

The latest industry-related updates.

New PM changes the game for renewables

With Malcolm Turnbull replacing Tony Abbott as Prime Minister, the policies remain the same but the sentiment could not be more different for the renewable...

All-Energy 2015 sets the scene for a shifting tide of renewables

Federal Minister for Environment Greg Hunt’s renewed support for renewables, Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten’s “catch up, cash in” policy and Lord Deben’s rousing call for Australia to contribute its...

Laying the foundations for energy market reform

What does the advent of the prosumer mean for the grid? It is the mandate of the Clean Energy Council’s Future Proofing in Australia’s Electricity Distribution Industry (FPDI) project to...

Navigating the new solar market

The solar market is changing, and there are ways solar companies can take advantage of the growing commercial solar market.

The business case for adopting voltage power optimisation

Voltage power optimisation is a technology designed specifically to boost energy efficiency and improve power quality. There is a strong economic case for businesses to adopt it, and many around...

5 minutes with Kobad Bhavnagri

In the second column of a new series that takes a snapshot of the careers of renewable energy industry professionals, EcoGeneration talks to Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Head of Australia,...

Solar FiT cuts the push storage needs

Is the recent solar feed-in tariff (FiT) debate missing the point? Reduced FiTs could be just what the battery storage market needs.

Taking the lead on battery storage

Ecoult puts lead-acid batteries back in the game with the UltraBattery storage system.

The path to becoming sustainability entrepreneurs: Murray Hogarth and Natalie Isaacs

EcoGeneration Associate Editor Sonia Nair talks to clean energy consultant Murray Hogarth and 1 Million Women Founder Natalie Isaacs about what underpins their success in sustainability.

Secrets to successful networking

Building and maintaining business relationships in the fast-evolving renewables industry is critical for success. EcoGeneration Associate Editor Sonia Nair asks four well-connected industry professionals for their advice when it...

How can Australian biofuel companies better utilise ‘green’ molecules?

Building the biofuels industry isn’t easy, especially in competition with the oil industry. It takes guts, determination, patience, money, and most of all, a respect for fundamentals....

Meeting bioenergy challenges head on

Australia is not alone in the challenges it faces in developing biomass for heat, power, transportation fuels and bio-based products, as the world moves towards...

Weipa Solar Farm: convincing big mining to go solar

A 1.2 MW facility in the far-flung mining town of Weipa aims to prove the value of PV-diesel hybrid generation and convince the remote mining industry to go solar.

Solar accreditation update

Clean Energy Council Accreditation Manager Sandy Atkins recaps a busy year in the world of solar accreditation, confirming there’s never a dull moment in the solar trade.

Clean Energy Market Wrap

The TFS Green Australia team provides project and transactional environmental market brokerage and data services across all domestic and international renewable energy,...

SolarEdge carves a name for itself in Australia

Israeli-based PV company SolarEdge Technologies recently launched its new HD-Wave PV inverter technology at All-Energy 2015. SolarEdge co-founder and Marketing and Product Strategy Vice President Lior Handelsman talks to EcoGeneration...

Solar installer profile

This issue we chat with Daniel Shelfer, Managing Director of Keen 2B Green in South East Queensland, about finding the right staff, fly-by-night operators and the importance of reputation.

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