Green buildings make you work smarter and sleep sounder, study reveals

Author: Damian Carrington
Date: 16th December 2016
Improved light, ventilation and heat control can boost workers’ productivity by thousands of dollars a year and reduce instances of sick building syndrome People working in green buildings think better in the office and sleep better when they get home, a new study has revealed. The research indi...

Regional home and business owners driving Australia’s solar energy boom

Author: Angela Lavoipierre
Source: ABC News
Date: 23rd March 2017
When you think of solar, you probably think of vast fields of black panels at large-scale solar farms, producing enormous quantities of power. But Australia's real solar engine, at least for the time being, is a much more humble sight. It is small collections of solar panels on ordinary homes and ...

Solar switch for one of Australia’s biggest companies funded by community

Author: Ursula Malone
Source: ABC News
Date: 22nd December 2016
Mum and dad investors are using their savings to fund a half-a-million-dollar solar energy project at the Wesfarmers-owned Blackwoods distribution depot at Canning Vale in Western Australia. Blackwood is the country's largest distributor of industrial and safety supplies and its Canning Vale depot ...

India unveils the world’s largest solar power plant

Author: Al Jazeera News
Date: 30th November 2016
The country is on schedule to be the world’s third biggest solar market next year. Images have been released showing the sheer size of a new solar power plant in southern India. The facility in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu, has a capacity of 648 MW and covers an area of 10 sq km. This makes it the large...

Coal in ‘freefall’ as new power plants dive by two-thirds

Author: Adam Vaughan
Date: 22nd March 2017
Green groups’ report says move to cleaner energy in China and India is discouraging the building of coal-fired units The amount of new coal power being built around the world fell by nearly two-thirds last year, prompting campaigners to claim the polluting fossil fuel was in freefall. The dramat...