Queensland gets approval for 141MW of utility-scale solar

Two utility-scale solar farms will make its way to north Queensland. The 141MW total of the farms will boost the state’s already impressive solar potential. Queensland is indeed Australia’s Sunshine State. It showed great potential in photovoltaic systems over the...

New solar technology inspired by butterfly wings

ANU researchers believe that studying butterfly wings could lead to development of new solar technology. Solar technology takes a cue from nature again. First, it was the sun’s ability to provide clean, renewable energy. Now, butterflies shed light upon the...

Solar and storage made WA blackouts tolerable

Blackouts are not unheard of in Western Australia’s outback towns. Luckily, some farmers had their properties already installed with solar and storage. The Esperance bushfire seemed eons ago, but its effects are still fresh from the minds of the residents. And despite...