Perth Solar Energy

solar power


WA to build nation’s first Sun power tower

WESTERN Australia looks set to host the country’s first ever power station utilising Solar Updraft Technology, with a project scheduled to get underway in the state’s Midwest.

Perth-based Hyperion Energy is currently seeking regulatory approvals to build a 200 megawatt Solar Updraft Tower (SUT) on 127,000 hectares surrounding the township of Tuckanarra, in the Midwest region of Western Australia. Hyperion says the 1,000m high tower, if it was built today, would be the tallest structure in the world.

Read more »

Tagged , , ,

QuickerTek unveils Apple Juicz, a solar panel charger for Apple laptops

solar charger QuickerTek unveils Apple Juicz, a solar panel charger for Apple laptops

There’s not a huge demand for QuickerTek’s solar photovoltaic chargers for Apple MacBooks, said QuickerTek’s president Rick Estes.

“But when someone needs it, they really need it,” Estes said.

Read more »

Tagged , , ,

Aussies do their bit as solar panel use surges

Australians have installed more than 100,000 rooftop solar panels this year, more than in the entire previous decade, new data shows. The clean energy sector says it shows Australians are keen to do their bit in the battle against climate change.

Read more »

Tagged , , ,

Solar power plan without a carbon price is too good to be true

Carbon pricing is all too hard when the economy is the way it is.  That is something Obama has found out the hard way. All people see it what affects them directly and at this time in the United States this is stability and jobs. So carbon trading takes a back seat. In Australia amazingly the same thing may happen using America as an excuse for sitting back and doing nothing. Still solar in Western Australia will continue with its strong momentum while we still have up front RECS discounts as well as a decent feed-in tariff. Get it while you can!

Energyfarm.
Read more »

Tagged , , , , , ,

The solution to coal

How to wean China, India, USA and the World from Coal and shift to Solar

The solution to man made climate change depends on the transition to Electricity production that, unlike burning Oil, Nat Gas, and Coal, emits little or no CO2; the main Greenhouse Gas responsible for Global Warming.

Read more »

Tagged , , ,

Indian, U.S. Experts Team On Space Solar

Former Indian President A.P.J. Kalam has lent his name to a new cooperative effort by experts in the U.S. and India to advance space solar power (SSP) as a way to improve life on Earth.

Read more »

Tagged , ,

Australia: A Haven for Solar Power?

sunrise1 Australia: A Haven for Solar Power?

Wednesday, 22 September 2010 15:56
Australia’s state governments are taking up the challenge of turning the country into a haven for solar power. The state of Victoria has committed AUD $100 million to the Mallee Solar Park, a 180-megawatt plant proposed by TRUenergy using technology from Arizona-based First Solar. Meanwhile, the state of Western Australia has committed AUD $20 million for a 10-megawatt photovoltaic solar power plant developed in partnership with BP Solar.

Read more »

Tagged , , ,