All · Bioenergy · Carbon trading · Climate Change · Co- and tri-generation · Editorial · Energy efficiency · Event · Geothermal · In conversation · Jobs · Natural gas · Overseas news · Perspective · Policy · Project · Solar · Technology · Water · Wind · Bioenergy · Cogeneration and Trigeneration · Energy efficiency · Natural Gas · General Services · Marketing · Geothermal · Solar · Water · WindHow long have you been involved in the clean energy industry? Climate Spectator Editor Tristan Edis outlines why he believes Australia’s photovoltaic ‘party’ is over, and clean energy industry stakeholders respond. EcoGeneration chats with reader Neil Salisbury, Director at NetBalance. Energy Action – provider of the Australian Energy Exchange procurement platform, which allows energy suppliers to competitively bid for supply contracts – and its Chief Executive Valerie Duncan are on the ‘front line’ in the war over rising electricity prices. Fri, 1 March 2013 There is only one day left until the early bird deadline closes for EcoGen Events’ Master Classes on commercial-scale solar, where you will find out where and how the commercial solar market is set to grow in 2013. Tue, 12 February 2013 New subscribers, or those renewing their subscription to EcoGeneration magazine this month, will receive a guide to financing clean energy technologies and projects as a free gift. Tue, 8 January 2013 Back by popular demand, in March 2013, EcoGen Events will host a new series of Master Classes providing specific insights for commercial-scale solar business opportunities. Jack Curtis, First Solar’s Asia-Pacific Vice-President of Business Development and Sales, spoke with EcoGeneration’s Lucy Rochlin earlier this year about drawing on both local and international experiences to deploy commercial-scale solar projects in Australia. Thu, 1 November 2012 EcoGen Events’ upcoming Master Class Commercial-Scale Solar: Your Questions Answered - now less than one week away - will earn solar installers and designers 33 points as part of the Clean Energy Council’s Continuous Professional Development Program. Thu, 25 October 2012 The early bird deadline for EcoGen Events’ new series of Master Classes: Commercial-Scale Solar – YOUR Questions Answered, will close soon. Mon, 22 October 2012 In recent weeks, there has been significant interest in the media about developments in the NEM following from (but not necessarily fully the result of) the introduction of the Carbon Tax from 1st July 2012. ALSTOM’s Dr Lawrence Jones recently visited Australia and New Zealand to provide local stakeholders with a global perspective on integrating clean energy in smart grids. EcoGeneration caught up with Dr Jones during his time Down Under. Wed, 17 October 2012 EcoGen Events’ new series of Master Classes: 'Commercial-Scale Solar – YOUR Questions Answered', will see Si Clean Energy as official sponsor of the event. Thu, 11 October 2012 From EcoGen Events, a new series of Master Classes has been announced: 'Commercial Scale Solar – YOUR Questions Answered'. Thu, 11 October 2012 See EcoGeneration on Wednesday and Thursday of this week at stand D260 in the All-Energy Australia 2012 Exhibition to get the latest clean energy news as it breaks, and learn how you can be part of Australia’s voice for clean energy. Thu, 27 September 2012 Until Sunday, new or renewing subscribers of EcoGeneration magazine will receive a free copy of the recently-released How to Use Social Media to Increase Clean Energy Brand Reach and Influence e-guide. Tue, 25 September 2012 A leading energy expert has urged the Australian government to impose a carbon duty on imported goods and services from countries that do not have a carbon tax. Thu, 20 September 2012 For just one more week, new or renewing subscribers of EcoGeneration magazine will receive a free copy of the recently-released How to Use Social Media to Increase Clean Energy Brand Reach and Influence e-guide (valued at $44 and available now in the EcoGeneration online shop). Fri, 14 September 2012 Do you have a colleague or peer who needs a comprehensive understanding of Australia’s solar market? Let your networks know that policy updates, regulatory settings, trends and forecasts will be explained at the ‘Solar Industry Essentials’ Master Class from EcoGen Events. Tue, 11 September 2012 The phrase ‘it’s not what you know, but who you know’ has particular relevance in the closely-knit clean energy sector, where finding employment is often a matter of talking to the right person at the right time. Tue, 11 September 2012 Global experts will present the latest data on the political and technological potential of clean energy at the International Energy Foundation’s International Energy Congress, to be held at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre from 17–18 September 2012. Mon, 10 September 2012 The New South Wales Government has released a draft Renewable Energy Action Plan, which outlines 28 actions to help the state achieve the Government’s target of 20 per cent renewable energy by 2020. What are the ingredients that have led to the successful growth of New Zealand‘s wind energy industry, and its ability to expand to international operations? New Zealand Wind Energy Association Chief Executive Eric Pyle explains. Michael Ottaviano is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Australian wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy. Michael oversees all activities that Carnegie undertakes including the commercial and technical aspects of Carnegie’s operations, engineering and design, intellectual property, finance, and administration. In early smart grid activities, there has been too much emphasis on investment in information and communications technology, creating a solution looking for a problem. More effort is needed in defining critical problems so that innovative solutions can be designed – let’s get the grid to ‘mildly intelligent’ before it can be truly ‘smart’.