Guide to solar panels

Thursday, 30 September 2010

Tapping into the sun’s energy to power your home is as green as it gets. G magazine runs through what to expect and how to go about buying solar panels.


Ask G: Should I avoid solar panels because they can't be recycled?

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Tanya Ha tackles your eco-questions & finds out if solar panels can be recycled.


Solar boost

Friday, 9 December 2011

We are now witnessing what looks like an astonishing boom in renewables. More than 1 million Australians now live in homes powered by solar panels and the nation is on track to meet its target of a fifth of its energy from renewables by 2020. That’s a 35 fold increase in solar power.
Still, there is some way to go. Renewable energy generates only about 10 per cent of Australia's power but 80 per cent still comes from the burning of black and brown coal. And emissions are rising, suggesting we have to do a lot more work.

2011 Budget

Budget and climate change

Friday, 13 May 2011

The Federal government has chopped investment in clean tech industries in its Budget.

Push for solar. What about the rest?

Friday, 23 July 2010

John Brumby announces a push into solar power. But there are unanswered questions.

NSW Manager Solar Energy - $115K

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Join this team of skilled professionals who provide energy services - photovoltaic and solar hot water systems across Australia for both the residential and commercial sectors. The company is well established and currently experiencing a massive growth. As the Senior Branch Manager for NSW you will build business contacts, be responsible for P&L in NSW, manage the team of permanent staff and report to the Board and Executive Manager.

You have a strong business development background ideally combined with ideally a knowledge or expertise of the solar technology and/or the energy sector in Australia. A strong commercial / BDM and project management experience is essential for your application to be considered. You also have good P&L reporting and communication skills and the willingness to grow a business in a highly competitive environment. An attractive 6 figure salary package will attract the best candidate for the role.

bike path

Will Rudd's green package deliver?

Friday, 20 February 2009

The Rudd Government's economic stimulus package seems to be good news for the environment, with more funding for insulation, bike paths, solar hot water systems and improvements to the Murray-Darling Basin. But will it deliver? The Government's track record so far has not been impressive.

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Australian film premiere

Thursday, 27 November 2008

A new film has revealed Australia's renewable energy triumphs, but Australia needs four things to become a world leader in renewable energy.

How solar panels are made

Friday, 10 October 2008

How solar panels are made, by Discovery Channel.

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