Solar power

Bring The Sun Home

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Maura and Rosa, two illiterate women from a village with no electricity in El Salvador have just arrived to India to attend a course to learn how to make solar panels at the Barefoot College. These ladies have never left their families, they don’t speak English and it seems impossible they will learn.


Spray-on solar

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

This new invention may be the answer to making solar power much more affordable.


Clean Energy Week 2014

22 – 25 July, 2014
Hosted by the Clean Energy Council, Clean Energy Week is Australia's biggest event for the renewable energy and energy efficient industry. Featuring industry officials and government speakers, the two-day conference is the perfect networking point for anyone working or interested in sustainable wind, solar and hydro technologies. The week also includes the Clean Energy Council Industry Awards on Tuesday, concluding with the Solar Design and Installation Awards, and Appropriate Technology Retailers Association of Australia (ATRAA) Dinner on Thursday.

Where: Dolton House, Darling Island Wharf, Pyrmont, NSW (conference) and Sydney Showground, 1 Showground Road, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW (trade show).
When: 22 – 25 July, 2014.
Cost: Full Conference Pass – including Clean Energy Week Gala Dinner and ATRAA Dinner $1500 non-member.
Click here for more information.


In praise of knowledge

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Our editor, Caitlin Howlett, honours the sharing of knowledge in the March/April issue of Green Lifestyle.

2013 Solar Conference & Exhibition

2013 Solar Conference & Exhibition

23 - 24 May 2013
The Australian Solar Council and Australian PV Solar Energy Exhibition are presenting the 2013 Solar Conference & Exhibition, an event that will display the latest developments in solar technology from innovators and industry experts. With over 100 exhibitors, there will be live demonstrations, expert advice and insights from industry leaders that will allow you to evaluate the latest in renewable energy technologies. And best of all, it's free!

Where: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Vic.
When: 23 May - 24 May, 2013.
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Ask us: Solar health & safety

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Tanya Ha answers your questions on the safety of solar power.


Solar homes are better

Thursday, 28 March 2013

Studying a low carbon future, Sarah Niklas talks on the benefits of solar homes.

Simple solar thermal cooking

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Lunch cooked by the power of the sun is sustainable, quick and simple - and it's made with free energy!

For your chance to win one of five Sunrocket solar kettles, as featured in this video, click here before Wednesday 12 December.


Repower successes

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

AYCC's director Ellen Sandell muses on the success of thousands of Australians coming together to prove to politicians it's time to get proactive about renewables.


7 tips for going solar

Monday, 9 July 2012

We love our sunburnt country, but many homeowners feel they lack the know-how to switch to solar. Here’s our top tips to make it all just that little bit easier.

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