Legal

Youth activists challenge new Clive Palmer coal mine on human rights grounds

Youth Verdict have lodged legal action against Waratah Coal’s Galilee Coal Project on the grounds that it infringes their human rights. The jurisprudence of climate change human rights is new to Australia, but Clive Palmer’s recent behaviour suggests he’s worried.

1

JinkoSolar says US authorities see no violation of Hanwha Q-Cells patent

The patentability of Korean company Hanwha’s technology is being examined by a U.S. commission, according to Jinko. The Chinese manufacturer said it expects a final decision by December.

Another one Bights the dust

Norwegian giant Equinor is the latest oil and gas company to abandon controversial plans to drill in the Great Australian Bight, following in the backtracks of BP, Chevron and Karoon Energy.

Developer, EPC agree standstill in Kennedy solar-wind-battery park dispute

In a bid to seek resolution of all disputed claims, Windlab has reached a standstill agreement with the EPC contractor on the Kennedy Energy Park, Australia’s first project on a major grid to combine wind, solar and battery technologies.

Enphase Energy partners with Australian solar industry players to advocate rooftop PV safety

The California-based microinverter maker has partnered with installer Solaray and wholesaler AC Solar Warehouse in Australia to intensify the calls against rooftop DC isolators, stressing they should be replaced with safer equipment now available in the market.

1

Adjudication: Windlab to bear costs of delays at Kennedy solar-wind-battery park

The developers of the Kennedy Energy Park will have to pay more than $7.5 million in variation claims and delay costs pursuant to an adjudication decision which is likely to raise concerns in the Australian renewable energy sector.

Queensland, Victoria solar businesses burnt $1.3 million for duty evasion

Unnamed Queensland and Victoria solar businesses have been ordered to pay hefty fines, after being caught misclassifying solar mounting kits imported from China. Earlier this year, the Australian Border Force announced it was tightening screws on the dumping of aluminium extrusions, mostly used to mount solar panels.

All Energy Australia Day 2

Welcome to Australia’s largest national showcase of renewable energy at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Follow pv magazine live to keep updated on the latest Aussie solar PV and storage developments and trends from this year’s event, as they happen. Stay tuned!

1

Major projects on sale as three Lyon Solar companies enter liquidation

Creditors of Brisbane-based solar and storage developer Lyon Group have announced that three of Lyon Solar’s companies are now in liquidation after their directors failed to meet a deadline. Deloitte is now looking for buyers for the Companies’ projects.

1

Huawei facing another three SolarEdge lawsuits

Inverter manufacturer SolarEdge has filed three additional patent infringement lawsuits against its competitor, Huawei, in China. This comes after three similar legal actions against Huawei that had been undertaken by SolarEdge in Germany last summer. While Huawei has decided not to comment on the matter, the Chinese manufacturer revealed that it had filed three patent litigation claims against SolarEdge at a Chinese court this May.

This website uses cookies to anonymously count visitor numbers. To find out more, please see our Data Protection Policy.

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close