Study says panels made in China have a higher carbon footprint and are likely to use more energy during manufacturing than those made in Europe.
Scrapping Australia’s renewable energy target could cost billions in potential investment and cost thousands of jobs, according to a report.
The Australian Industry Group has said removing the Renewable Energy Target would not lead to better outcomes for power users.
The world’s largest manufacturer of wind turbines, Vestas Wind Systems, has written to the federal review of the Renewable Energy Target.
Aluminium company Boyne Smelters Limited has requested it be exempted from the Renewable Energy Target scheme, claiming jobs were at risk.
The Australian Solar Council has launched the Solar panel trust mark, a system to assure consumers that solar panels are of good quality.
The federal government will axe the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) in Tuesday’s budget as part of its plan to drastically cut spending.
A lowering of Australia’s renewable energy target could lead to job losses and higher long-term electricity bills, according to a renewable energy group.
First Solar says it is having a rethink about future investments in Australia because of the Government’s approach to the Renewable Energy Target.
The Canadian Solar manufacturing facility opened in London, Ontario on Thursday. It will employ 200 Canadians in the renewable energy sector.
The Labor Party has promised to introduce programs to ‘transform’ the manufacturing sector in Adelaide, as the South Australian election nears.
Former Manufacturing Australia executive chairman Dick Warburton is heading a panel to review the current renewable energy target for 2020.
Two Australian wind tower manufacturers have made complaints to the Australian Anti-dumping Commission regarding Korean and Chinese wind towers being sold in Australia at below the price of production.