Solar Trust Centre Team

Q&A with Professor Michelle Leishman

Q&A with Professor Michelle Leishman: The Importance of Green Cities, Renewable Energy, and Native Vegetation to Australia’s Future

Professor Michelle Leishman is a Distinguished Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, at Macquarie University. Michelle is an ecologist of international renown who works in the fields of plant invasion biology, climate change impacts and adaptation, plant conservation, and urban ecology. Michelle has more than 170 published book chapters and journal articles, and much of her research has been converted into on-ground action and policy advice for practitioners and government, including the development of widely used online tools for plant species selection and climate change adaptation. Her current research focus aims to facilitate resilient and diverse green urban spaces, and she leads the Which Plant Where project.

Australian Energy 101: Explaining AEMO’s Decision to Suspend the Spot Market

On Wednesday June 15 2022 the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) announced that under the...

Soaring Energy Costs Highlight Rooftop Solar's Value in 2022

Mid-2022 finds many Australian households confronted with a soaring cost of living. They’re seeing...

How Long Until 4 Million? Charting Aussie Solar Power Growth After Officially Hitting 3 Million Installations

The story of solar power’s growth in Australia is truly terrific. Indeed, when considered in its...

The STC In-Depth Guide to Solar Power Warranties

Buying solar power products is always going to be an exciting event. This is the case whether it’s...

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...

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...

The Reality of Recycling in Australia

In the 2020s it’s clear the way in which we live has to change significantly, and rapidly. The...