Australia is the sunniest continent on earth and Tesla, LG and Panasonic are some of the big named solar battery suppliers taking an interest in our country. They’re hoping to tap into a growing market. Bloomberg’s James Paton reports on “Asia Edge.”
Instead of paying for power Carnarvon residents are making money from selling electricity back to their power utility Horizon Power. The uptake of solar has forced Horizon to rethink how they supply power to remote communities.
Melbourne researchers have successfully created Australia’s largest and most flexible solar cells, with the aid of a new printer located at CSIRO. The breakthrough may have far reaching applications, including for public lighting, outdoor signage and mobile power generation.