A Chicago laundromat shows how solar technology can be successfully applied in a small business – even in a cold and cloudy climate.
- Weipa Solar Farm Switched OnMining giant Rio Tinto has switched on a 1.7 megawatt solar PV plant at its Weipa bauxite mine and processing facilities in north Queensland. As well as the mining operation, the plant will supply about 20% of the homes in the Weipa township which is not connected to a major electricity grid. The solar array, […]
- Australia’s Largest Rooftop Solar Array for DarwinDarwin’s largest shopping centre, Casuarina Square, is on track to have the largest single solar rooftop system in Australia with the installation of more than 4,000 solar PV modules on its roof. Installation of the $4.5 million 1.25 megawatt system is now underway and is due to be complete by the end of October. The […]
- Alinta Says Port Augusta Solar Thermal “Not Viable”In 2013, Alinta Energy announced that it had abandoned plans to establish a solar-thermal plant in Port Augusta to replace its coal-fired powered stations in Port Augusta with a solar thermal plant. But in January 2014, the company announced that it would go ahead with a feasibility study, partly funded by the Australian Renewable Energy […]