Australia Will Wait Years To See The Advantages of Solar Thermal

Featured Image

Solar thermal power in Australia may not be commercially viable for another 20 years or more. Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has supported the development of the technology domestically, although he has warned it could take until 2040 for it to become a reality.

Solar thermal or concentrated solar power involves concentrating a large area of sunlight into a smaller area using a lens. Concessional loans of up to $110 million have already been committed to the country’s first solar project in Port Augusta.

This move follows a deal with Independent South Australia Senator Nick Xenophon in return for supporting Coalition tax cuts.

Click here to read the full story on Manufacturer’s Monthly


Assessing the Federal Election Outcome for Australian Solar and Sustainability

On Saturday 21 May Australia’s federal election was held. From a renewables and sustainability perspective (among other factors) the outcome of this...

Read More

The Reasoning Behind Recycling Solar Panels

It’s not news that the greater use of solar power provides a path to a better future. One where renewable energy is more affordable for consumers,...

Read More