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Australia experiences ‘never seen before’ level of collaboration with hydrogen

Larry Marshall, Chief Executive of the CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, told Australia’s Hydrogen Conference that he was “highly optimistic” about Australia’s future, saying the country is currently at the “forefront” of hydrogen – a position not often held by our island state and one we must “dig our teeth into.”

Large scale solar generation exceeds gas for first time, rooftop solar pushes peak demand to five year low

Evidence of Australia’s energy transition and the force with which renewables are pushing fossil fuel generators out of the mix are now glaring, with a raft of new reports highlighting different records and trends testament to the seismic shift.


Australia’s only solar manufacturer helps students construct solar race car

Tindo Solar, Australia’s only solar panel manufacturer, has teamed up with a group of engineering students from the Australian National University to help them construct a solar race car.

Australia ‘in a league of its own’ with renewables potential, positioned to be ‘battery of the world,’ new report finds

Solar and wind could meet the global energy demand 100 times over, a new report from the Carbon Tracker Initiative has found. Australia, in particular, is uniquely positioned to capitalise on the transition as one of the few developed countries with vast renewable potential and a low population.


India closing in on 7 GW of rooftop solar

India had installed 6.8 GW of cumulative rooftop PV capacity by the end of 2020, with consumer-owned systems accounting for about 72% of the total, according to Bridge to India.

Australia’s renewable growth outpaces world, even as new report finds record global expansion in 2020

More than 260 GW of renewable energy was added globally in 2020, surpassing 2019’s previous net increase record by almost 50%, data from the International Renewable Energy Agency found. Australia’s pace of growth was almost double the global average, coming in at 18.4%.


Small-scale solar becomes second biggest player in Australia’s renewable energy mix, as CEC reveals slate of overhauled records

The Clean Energy Council has released its annual Clean Energy Australia report, revealing a string of smashed records, as states, territories and businesses continue to ramp up renewable ambitions.


Australia’s world-leading hydrogen pipeline drives analysts to boost renewable growth forecast

Market analyst Fitch Solutions has raised its expectations for renewables in Australia, citing the country’s unrivalled green hydrogen project pipeline and its commercially viable large-scale battery storage sector.


NSW company wins ‘prestigious’ global hydrogen award for pioneering heat reaction technology

Australian hydrogen research and development company, Star Scientific, has won a World Hydrogen Award for its patented HERO technology, which caused a flurry of excitement in 2020 and shows no signs of abating.


Is Australia’s solar industry really still shonky? Finn Peacock on the industry’s best and worst bits

Why do you almost never hear about prosecutions for illegal phoenix activity? Why do some Approved Solar Retailers behave so badly? And what remains of Australian solar’s cowboy history?

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