Energy & Green Tech

Can solar power ever fully replace fossil fuels?

The 2019/20 Australian bushfire season, known as the black summer, changed how remote communities get electricity. But can we change the entire nation's energy use?

Engineering

Australia could soon export sunshine to Asia via a 3800-km cable

Australia is the world's third largest fossil fuels exporter – a fact that generates intense debate as climate change intensifies. While the economy is heavily reliant on coal and gas export revenues, these fuels create ...

Energy & Green Tech

How do solar panels work?

How do solar panels work? – Nathan, age 5, Melbourne, Australia.

Energy & Green Tech

Solar array feeds railway route in the UK

How well is the UK doing to seal a future of solar powered trains? Will connecting solar power directly to rail networks help meet a good enough share of electricity needs? Eyes are on a pilot scheme going on now and it ...

Energy & Green Tech

California's rooftop-solar boom leaves equity gap

California leads the nation in the adoption of rooftop solar systems, but information on which communities do, and do not, benefit from these installations has been limited to broad income classifications and anecdotal observations. ...

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