The sun rises slowly for Australian solar

Taylor, Robin
October 2008
Ecos;Oct2008, Issue 145, p14
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The article focuses on how the solar energy industry in Australia fared. Some pioneering researchers are leaving the region to take up opportunities overseas due to the lack of political support for solar technology. Australian solar companies have become foreign-owned. In the area of photovoltaics, the region has fallen behind due to the sheer amount of money invested in this technology by other countries. The Australian subsidies and market conditions are nothing compared to what is being offered in Spain, Germany, and Japan.


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