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 · WindTue, 21 May 2013 The All-Energy Australia 2013 conference program has been released, including details of an opening ministerial plenary session and an executive panel debating the future energy mix. Thu, 16 May 2013 Australia’s clean energy stakeholders have responded to the Federal Government’s 2013-14 budget, citing disappointment that funding for clean energy projects has been reduced. Wed, 15 May 2013 As B2B magazine finalist of the year 2012, EcoGeneration provides clean energy professionals with high-level and insightful information, making it the ‘go-to’ industry publication. Mon, 13 May 2013 A new community-based project, Solar Citizens, has launched with an aim to bring together existing and future solar owners to ensure their rights are protected. In 2013, the Clean Energy Council’s Clean Energy Week returns with Hanwha Q CELLS as major sponsor to focus on ‘Rethinking Energy’ and bringing about energy market reform, while highlighting the innovative efforts of clean energy companies in the Clean Energy Week awards program. At an Indigenous community in the Northern Territory, a 20.9 kilowatt solar installation is powering a town of more than 60 residents. The installation was the winner of the ‘Best design and installation of a stand-alone power system greater than 10 kilowatts category at the 2012 Clean Energy Week Awards. This article was originally published on The Conversation. The founding editorial team of EcoGeneration magazine, Ric Brazzale and Jessica Lynch, caught up in March 2013 to reflect on what has changed in the clean energy industry since the magazine was launched in August 2000. Ms Lynch also caught up with Clean Energy Council Chief Executive David Green, and provided a snapshot of market progress, 75 editions on from EcoGeneration’s launch. Wed, 8 May 2013 Commercial-scale solar Master Classes are back! Tailored to solar businesses active in commercial solar or preparing to enter the market, the latest round of EcoGen Events’ Master Classes, sponsored by Si Clean Energy, includes: Tue, 7 May 2013 Zhenfa Solar Power Australia, a subsidiary of China-based Zhenfa New Energy, has submitted a development application to the Australian Capital Territory Planning and Land Authority for a 2 MW solar PV farm in Tuggeranong. Tue, 7 May 2013 First Solar has announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2013, with net sales totalling $US755 million ($A740 million) in the quarter, a decrease of $US320 million ($A314 million) from the fourth quarter of 2012 and an increase of $US258 million ($A235 million) from the first quarter of 2012. Tue, 7 May 2013 Solar engineers from the University of New South Wales have developed a new method to improve the quality of low-grade silicon, including improving its electrical efficiency and reducing the cost of solar panels. Mon, 6 May 2013 Veterinary vaccine manufacturer MSD Animal Health has received a $335,660 Clean Technology Investment Fund grant to install a solar PV system at its manufacturing site in Bendigo East, Victoria. Fri, 3 May 2013 Solar technology should be simple and affordable; however, homeowners and businesses often find themselves facing high costs and lengthy timelines during both the design and the installation process. Microinverters present a solution. Power-One, a global manufacturer of renewable energy and energy-efficient power conversion and management solutions, has surpassed the one million mark for solar photovoltaic inverters sold worldwide. PIVOTAL Solar Solutions Sales Director Gonzalo Muslera reflects on how the solar industry has changed over time, by looking at changes in the lifecycle of the SCHOTT Solar module between 2005 and 2013. Regal Electro provides the finest energy solutions teamed with the best service, making the company an industry leader in the fast-evolving world of renewable energy storage. EcoGeneration speaks with Conergy Australia Managing Director David McCallum and Rexel Energy Solutions Executive General Manager Michael Power. Low-cost, durable and fast with a long life-cycle – and it ‘smooths’ intermittent electricity from renewable sources. This article from EcoGeneration magazine’s May/June 2013 edition looks at why the CSIRO-developed UltraBattery could be the key component of an Australian smart grid of the future. Climate Spectator Editor Tristan Edis outlines why he believes Australia’s photovoltaic ‘party’ is over, and clean energy industry stakeholders respond. Wed, 1 May 2013 The latest addition to the Clean Energy Council’s Clean Energy Week 2013 line-up is Clean Energy Regulator Chair and Chief Executive Officer Chloe Munro. Wed, 1 May 2013 Registration for the fifth All-Energy Australia Exhibition and Conference, taking place from 9-10 October 2013 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, is now open. Tue, 30 April 2013 15 proposals have been submitted via the second stage of the Australian Capital Territory Government’s Solar Auction. Fri, 26 April 2013 Germany-based solar PV product and solution provider Hanwha Q CELLS has said that it is dedicated to turning solar into the centrepiece of the Hanwha Group’s future growth. Thu, 25 April 2013 The latest clean energy industry movements come from the Southern Cross Renewable Energy Fund, ABB and Power-One.