Solar power is rapidly revolutionising the way in which Australia generates energy. By allowing individuals and businesses to generate their own sustainable energy, solar power can save millions of dollars and simultaneously reduce carbon emissions.

Solar Power Today aims to help the average Australian learn more about Solar Power. We provide news, information and a company directory to help you on your way!

Firefighters struggling with solar powered buildings

Homes with solar panels installed present special challenges to firefighters. U.S. utility PSE&G is offering firefighters specialized training they… [more]

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Zinc phosphide nanoparticles for printable, sprayable solar cells

Researchers from the University of Alberta discovered that zinc phosphide nanoparticles that can serve as materials for printable or sprayable solar cells.… [more]

Zinc phosphide nanoparticles for printable, sprayable solar cells Zinc phosphide nanoparticles for printable, sprayable solar cells

Solar powered drones take to the skies

Over a century since the Wright brothers took to the skies, unmanned planes are now flying using solar power. Meet two high flyers that are pushing the… [more]

Solar powered drones take to the skies Solar powered drones take to the skies

Vascular channels on leaves inspire self-healing solar cells

North Carolina State University researchers are working on self-healing solar cells. The idea behind the technology is inspired by the branching vascular… [more]

Vascular channels on leaves inspire self-healing solar cells Vascular channels on leaves inspire self-healing solar cells

WA government backs away from solar tarriff cuts

In a victory for Western Australian consumers who installed solar systems, The Western Australia government has decided to reverse its decision to cut… [more]

WA government backs away from solar tarriff cuts WA government backs away from solar tarriff cuts