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Category: Graph of the Day

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Graph of the Day: 2,000GW of wind energy by 2030

Graph of the Day: 2,000GW of wind energy by 2030

New report suggests wind energy could supply 19% of global electricity by 2030, up to 30 per cent by 2050.

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Graph of the Day: Australia's renewable energy generation

Graph of the Day: Australia’s renewable energy generation

Graph underlines renewables penetration in Australia, as AEMO observes no issue with SA having 100% renewables, as long as interconnector stays connected.

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11 charts that will help you understand climate change

11 charts that will help you understand climate change

Every year a disparate collection of 88 wonks from 68 organisation in 12 countries work tirelessly to produce the Global Carbon Budget.

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How energy storage will accelerate decline of fossil fuels

How energy storage will accelerate decline of fossil fuels

Citigroup analysis says energy storage will have profound impact on fossil fuels such as coal, oil, gas. It’s good news for renewables though.

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Rooftop solar PV provides 25% of daytime demand in South Australia

Rooftop solar PV provides 25% of daytime demand in South Australia

Rooftop solar PV is providing 25% of electricity demand in South Australia – on weekends and on some weekdays.

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Graph of the Day: 15,000 businesses save $64m/year with solar

Graph of the Day: 15,000 businesses save $64m/year with solar

More than 15,000 Australian businesses have invested in solar – and many more would follow suit if RET left in place.

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Graph of the Day: Which energy sources power jobs growth?

Graph of the Day: Which energy sources power jobs growth?

IRENA graph illustrates that renewables have more power to generate short, medium and long-term employment than fossil fuels.

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Graph of the Day: Queenslanders continue rush to rooftop solar

Graph of the Day: Queenslanders continue rush to rooftop solar

Households and businesses continue to defy expectations, and install large rooftop solar systems in Queensland despite change in tariffs.

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Wind energy runs at near 50% capacity in Australia in July

Wind energy runs at near 50% capacity in Australia in July

Australia’s wind farms operated at capacity factor of nearly 50% in July – more than some coal generators, and double that of gas plants.

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Graph of the Day: Global onshore wind installs headed for 53GW a year

Graph of the Day: Global onshore wind installs headed for 53GW a year

BNEF paints picture of global onshore wind market adding an average of 50-53GW of new energy capacity a year out to 2020.

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Graph of the Day: Why "experts" get it wrong on wind and solar

Graph of the Day: Why “experts” get it wrong on wind and solar

So who has got it right on predicting the growth of wind and solar – green NGOs or the traditional “experts”.