Green light for Aussie solar project

(AUSTRALIA) Plans to build a a 150MW solar energy plant in South Australia have been given the go ahead. Innovators Magazine reported last August that SolarReserve had been selected to deliver the $650 mi...

Scientists select new solar sites

A new study in America has highlighted the importance of selecting sites for solar farms that don't impinge on farmland. With a growing global population, the agriculture industry has a pivotal role to play ...

BP makes solar move

BP is going to invest US$200 million in solar energy company Lightsource. The energy giant will help Lightsource advance its '6GW growth pipeline' - primarily targeted at Europe, India, the US and the Middle...

‘Becoming a two-planet species’

NASA has named five finalists in its challenge to find power solutions for humans travelling to Mars. Its 2018 Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge, delivered in collaboration with...

Off-grid solutions power communities

A leader in off-grid solar platforms has struck a $5 million financing deal to supply electricity to 150,000 Rwandans. BBOXX is currently supporting 250,000 Rwandans with its off-grid electricity technology ...

Island basks in solar power

(USA) Cuttyhunk Island in Massachusetts has basked in sustainability this summer as solar power provided the majority of its energy needs. The tiny island, which was home to the first trading settlement i...

Buenos Aires hosts clean energy talks

(ARGENTINA) How to integrate renewable energy technologies across South America is the hot topic at a meeting of key industry stakeholders taking place in Buenos Aires this week. Organised by the Internat...

Aussie state strikes solar deal

(AUSTRALIA) A $650 million solar energy facility will supply all the power needs of the South Australian Government when it opens in 2020. SolarReserve has been picked to deliver the 150MW solar thermal p...

Philips flicks green switch in Dubai

Philips Lighting is trailblazing a path for corporates to use more renewable energy to power their operations in the Gulf region. The international lighting company has confirmed it will purchase clean elect...

Clean energy investment is up

Two major solar projects in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are driving a resurgence in renewable energy investments worldwide, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). The $64.8 billion invested glo...