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Category: Graph of the Day

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Graph of the Day: Why solar power is taking over the world

Graph of the Day: Why solar power is taking over the world

For anyone who is in doubt about the incredible journey solar power has taken in past decade, this graph offers a stunning reminder.

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Graph of the Day: Global solar PV demand up 34% in 2015

Graph of the Day: Global solar PV demand up 34% in 2015

GTM Research report says 59GW solar PV installed in 2015, a 34% increase on 2014 thanks to “huge upswing” driven by US government support.

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Graph of the Day: Australian solar PV prices hit new lows

Graph of the Day: Australian solar PV prices hit new lows

How low can they go? Chart shows how far solar PV prices have fallen over the past four years, to a new average low.

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How rooftop solar is causing big falls in peak demand

How rooftop solar is causing big falls in peak demand

Rooftop solar is pushing peaks to later in the afternoon and reducing their size. But still utilities want to hit solar households with higher fees.

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Graph of the Day: Cities under water at 2°C and 4°C

Graph of the Day: Cities under water at 2°C and 4°C

Report projects how many people could lose their homes, as climate-driven sea level rise swamps the world’s coastal cities, post-2100.

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Graph of the Day: Watch US electricity grid evolve before your eyes

Graph of the Day: Watch US electricity grid evolve before your eyes

Mesmerising GIF depicts past 15 years of change in the US electricity mix, as coal shrinks and renewables – both wind and solar – surge.

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Graph of the Day: Rooftop solar passes 4.5GW mark in Australia

Graph of the Day: Rooftop solar passes 4.5GW mark in Australia

Latest data from the Clean Energy Regulator on Australia’s small-scale renewable installations reveal what we already knew about the rooftop solar market.

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Picture of the Day: Stunning Aurora Australis and Milky Way in Bluff wind farm

Picture of the Day: Stunning Aurora Australis and Milky Way in Bluff wind farm

Invercargill photographer Eddie Griffiths captured a stunning series of images at the Flat Hill Wind Farm, Bluff, at the weekend.

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Australia leads world on household solar ... and on coal

Australia leads world on household solar … and on coal

Energy industry report says Australia’s #1 ranking on rooftop solar uptake shows it’s not lagging the world on renewables. But what about its coal habit?

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Graph of the Day: solar PV vs flat-screen TV

Graph of the Day: solar PV vs flat-screen TV

Can the growth trajectory of solar PV be likened to that of LCD TVs? It has been, but this graph shows we’re not quite there yet on solar.

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Graph of the Day: How solar PV slashed electricity demand

Graph of the Day: How solar PV slashed electricity demand

Study shows how solar PV and energy efficiency drove down demand, leaving consumers with an over-sized, expensive grid that has driven up bills.