Ed Kennedy

Ed Kennedy

Ed Kennedy is a journalist and web developer from Melbourne, Australia. A keen technologist passionate about emerging digital and renewable energy solutions, Ed has written for newspapers across his native Australia, the wider Asian region, Africa and Latin America. Ed holds an educational background in public policy and law having studied at Monash University and Victoria University, and his academic qualifications continue to inform his day to day work as he seeks to identify and drive discussions surrounding common-sense solutions to contemporary public challenges.
Solar Panels at Night Under the Moon

Embracing the Dark Side: The Science Behind Solar Panels Drawing Energy at Night

It’s common knowledge how solar panels work in the day. An average person on the street will be able to tell you they harvest light…
Crowdfunding Driving a Decentralized Solar Power Network

Will Crowdfunding Be Solar's New Champion?

In many nations around the world, the pace of large-scale investment in solar is not keeping up with public demand. Everyday citizens not only want…
Solar Panels at an Oil Field

Using Solar to Produce Oil: A "Bridge" to Sustainability or Simply Unethical?

The shift away from fossil fuels like oil towards reliance on renewables like solar will be decisive in many nations during the 2020s. By the…
Indonesia's Solar Superpower Debate

Can Indonesia Realize Its Future as a Solar Superpower in Asia?

Indonesia is often called the “Sleeping Giant” of Asia. Countless words are written every year forecasting the future of China and India as economic giants.…
Ground-Mounted Solar Panel Arrays Near a Solar Canopy

How Solar Power and City Ecosystems Can More Effectively Co-Exist

Although solar panels are an increasingly common sight across major cities all around the world, overall there’s yet to be sufficient discussion surrounding just how…
Nuclear and Solar Energy Generation Landscape

Feeling the Energy: Can Nuclear and Solar Energy Partner Together in the 2020s?

Solar and nuclear energy have long been viewed as the “energy sources of tomorrow”. When it comes to widespread adoption, nuclear has enjoyed the advantage…
EU PVSEC 2020: Online Solar PV Conference for Global Solar Specialists

Solar Magazine Interview with Mr. Jonas Bergmiller and Dr. Robert Kenny of European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC)

Last month the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC) held their annual event. While every year brings with it unforeseen events and…
UQ Vice-Chancellor and Government Ministers at the Warwick Solar Farm

A $90 Million Solar Farm Makes University of Queensland 100% Renewable

The University of Queensland (UQ) in Australia has laid claim to a renewable energy first. Not just first in the state of Queensland, or the…
Cool Effect's Solar DC Inverterless System in India

Sid Yadav on the Story of Cool Effect’s Solar DC Program in India

Cool Effect is on a quest for carbon reduction. A not-for-profit (NFP) that can trace its origins back to 1998 and a cookstove project in…
Comparing Donald Trump and Joe Biden's Solar Policy 2020

The State of Play in Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s Solar Policy

The U.S. presidential election this November will be historic for many reasons. Political historians will note it is the first time a sitting president with…
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