Oil companies like Shell have unique skills that make them ideally placed to help build the energy world of the future. Yet they seem unable to look beyond their own interests.
A new study shows that the cost to the French consumer of a 100% renewable scenario is more or less equal to a scenario close to today’s, with only 40% renewables.
Lomborg’s dangerous form of climate denial is to begrudgingly accept the science while producing economic models to say global warming is minor issue.
Abbott appears to have already blown its carbon budget, selling emissions abatement in first round of auctions at price that would make it impossible to meet even Australia’s modest 5 per cent cut in emissions by 2020.
Have we gone mad? 2°C of warming will bring catastrophic and irreversible consequences. We should not take risks with the climate that we would not take with civil infrastructure.
Storage is seen as a key to reduce demand charges, and the anticipated boom in the electric vehicle market will transform the electricity sector.
Leading solar companies are moving beyond PV and into battery storage and home energy management. Is the mass market ready?
Up to 200,000 NSW customers face week-long blackouts because of the storms. This will likely accelerate push to battery storage, particularly for solar households that are also disconnected, and for those about to lose premium tariffs.
Alinta Energy has confirmed that its two ageing coal-fired power stations in Port Augusta will be shut down by 2030, with no plans yet to replace them.
The CEO of Nissan Australia has responded forcefully to comments by Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane. “The future is here. It just needs to be switched on,” he said.