Welcome to the Solar 2015 Edition of EcoGeneration.

Clean Energy Market Wrap


An update on the state of the Australian clean energy market.

Q&A with Lily D’Ambrosio


Following the election of the Andrews Government in Victoria in late 2014, EcoGeneration caught up with the Victorian Minister for Industry, Energy and Resources, Lily D’Ambrosio.

Review of the NEM in 2014


With renewable energy and climate change continuing to be contentious policy issues during 2015, Director Green Energy Markets and EcoGeneration Editorial Board Member Ric Brazzale takes a of look back at what happened in the National Electricity Market during 2014.

Searching for Australia’s best emerging tech companies


Now in its fifth year, the Australian Technologies Competition finds, mentors and celebrates the country’s best emerging technology companies across six industry categories, including Energy Technologies.

EcoGeneration launches new website


EcoGeneration has launched a newly redesigned website, ensuring readers can access the latest news and analysis in Australia’s clean energy industry quickly and easily on any device.

Snowtown Wind Farm Stage II


With the official commissioning of the Snowtown II Wind Farm in late 2014, the total output of the combined Snowtown Wind Farm is 370 MW, making it the biggest single wind farm in South Australia.

Q&A with Enphase Energy


EcoGeneration recently spoke with Enphase’s CEO Paul Nahi and Managing Director for Asia Pacific Nathan Dunn to understand how they see solar as just one piece of the much bigger energy puzzle.

Project Profile: Barcaldine Solar Farm


The Barcaldine Solar Farm is a proposed 23.6 MW photovoltaic solar project located on a 54 hectare property on the outskirts of the central western Queensland township of Barcaldine.

Australian Technology Park partners with BuildingIQ


Last year, BuildingIQ and Australian Technology Park were awarded Best Commercial Building Energy Efficiency Project for 2014 at the Energy Efficiency Council’s National Energy Efficiency Industry Awards for an energy...

Energy efficient buildings missing key ingredient: trained occupants


New research has found a lack of occupant education is undermining the performance of buildings designed to be energy efficient, and workers are much happier in buildings with a focus...

Mission impossible for the Clean Energy Finance Corporation


The Federal Government has asked the Clean Energy Finance Corporation to do the impossible: maintain its existing level of portfolio risk while targeting significantly higher investment return.

Solar 2015 Exhibition and Conference


The 53rd Solar Conference, presented by the Australian Solar Council, will be held in Melbourne, 13–14 May at the Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre, alongside the inaugural Energy Storage Council...

Join the storage conversation


Will energy storage be the catalyst for changing from centralised to decentralised power systems? The Australian Energy Storage Conference will seek to answer this question when it takes place from...

World Geothermal Congress 2015


The 2015 World Geothermal Congress will take place in Melbourne, 19–24 April at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Enerdrive’s ePRO inverter/charger Combi


Enerdrive is pleased to introduce the ePRO Combi Series of inverter/charger systems to the Australian solar market.

JA Solar in the south pacific


JA Solar is celebrating its expansion into the South Pacific solar market, having been chosen as the supplier for several national solar projects in countries such as New Zealand, Fiji...

JinkoSolar at a glance


Announcing its 2014 financial results, JinkoSolar CEO Kangping Chen says the company ended 2014 on a strong note, and expects global demand to grow by 15 to 20 per cent...

Fronius Primo: The single best choice for single phase installations


The single phase, transformerless Fronius Primo is available in power categories from 3.0 to 8.2 kW and perfectly completes the new SnapINverter residential range.

NeON solar: a long-term vision


LG’s Solar National Sales Manager Markus Lambert on the latest from LG’s NeON solar panel range.

Fisher’s Group tackles carbon footprint with Yingli Solar


Yingli Solar has announced the installation of a 100 kWp solar PV system at Fisher’s Group through its installation partner Gippsland Solar.

6 steps to make the move to energy storage


An 80 per cent appointment-to-order conversion rate and a 250 per cent increase in average sell price: this is what users of the 360Storage program are achieving. How did this...

Q&A with APS


Altenergy Power System (APS) was founded in October 2009 in Silicon Valley. Following a joint venture in Jiaxing, Zhejiang in March 2010, APS is now devoted to the development and...

Concert goers rock out to solar-charged theatre


The challenge was to find a way to offset the high energy usage of the Adelaide Entertainment Centre, a multi-purpose facility with a 12,000-person capacity. The solution: a long-term solar...

Gatton Solar Research Facility a game-changer


A 3.275 megawatt solar research facility at the University of Queensland’s Gatton campus will provide invaluable insights into grid integration, paving the way for future large-scale solar systems.

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