John Conroy

Storage to be rising 240GW a year by 2030: Citi

Bank predicts $400bn market; rapid cost falls in next 7-8 years.

Used EV batteries tapped for grid storage project

Bosch, BMW and Vattenfall Batteries join for project using 100-plus batteries.

Inner Sydney council to divest from fossil fuels

Marrickville becomes first NSW municipality to join global push; set to withdraw $15m, dump big banks.

Equal hottest, says UK Met Office

Major pillar of global weather agencies declares 2014 on par with 2010.

Australia's climate already changed: BOM-CSIRO

Warming of 'almost 1 degrees linked to rainfall changes, heatwaves and rising sea levels'.

Top China solar makers selling everything: IHS

Analyst says tier-1 PV module suppliers sold out for quarter.

US wind rebounds, up sixfold in year

Installation surge on tax credit extension; China still dominates new builds.

Obama reiterates climate change threat in SOU

President eager to stop Congressional reverses of US gains.

CEFC lends $20m for commercial solar boost

Loan to help German firm provide solar solutions for shopping centres and others.

Hanwha Q CELLS to offshore German factories in 'restructure'

German maker likely to shift production equipment to Malaysian site; boost R&D

Tassie RSL wins Solar Towns grant

Sorell club to receive $20,000 for 12kW system.

China beats energy efficiency target

Communist giant slices energy-per-GDP level 4.8% against a 3.9% target.

Fidelity dismisses oil threat to solar

Investment giant remains positive on PV despite First Solar slump.

New wind farm study 'a load of hot air'

Clean Energy Council says research not rigorous; questions acoustician's objectivity.

Glacier melts to affect marine food web

Extra 15m tonne of 'organic carbon' to flow into river, oceans over next 35 years: study.

China set to miss rooftop target; may hit overall mark: expert

Nation to fall short of 8GW distributed goal but utility-scale pick-up could see it hit overall 13GW solar mark.

Firm selected for Horizon Power smart meter rollout

Silver Spring Networks to help WA remote region utility upgrade meter services to 47,000.

World wind power to almost double to 650GW by 2020

Report finds market to grow slowly to $100bn as component costs fall.

Epuron questions Coalition's 'wind resistance'

French developer says govt seems set against renewable technology.

Shareholders approve $694m Chinese takoever of REC Solar

Largest European panel maker to be sold to Norwegian subsidiary of China National Bluestar.