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Category: Graph of the Day

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Graph of the Day: The world's biggest power markets

Graph of the Day: The world’s biggest power markets

Australia is among the biggest power markets in the world, so what happens Down Under in terms of renewable energy does actually matter.

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Video of the Week: Australia's energy mix in moving pictures

Video of the Week: Australia’s energy mix in moving pictures

A video that shows the mix of generation in Australia’s main grid over one week.

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Graph of the Day: The top electric vehicle battery makers

Graph of the Day: The top electric vehicle battery makers

Comprehensive sales figures for EV battery manufacturers in 2014 recently became available, giving us further insight into the fast-growing market.

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How BP - and Big Oil in general - is so wrong about solar costs

How BP – and Big Oil in general – is so wrong about solar costs

If BP is basing its business model on its energy outlook, it has major problems. The huge report makes just four mentions of solar, claiming it will not be competitive with gas for at least another 20 years.

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Wind energy overtakes hydro for first time in Australia

Wind energy overtakes hydro for first time in Australia

The Australian wind energy industry achieved a milestone in January, with wind generation exceeding hydro generation for the first time.

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Graph of the Day: Energy storage market in one chart

Graph of the Day: Energy storage market in one chart

Distributed energy storage has the potential to solve many modern-day electricity system ills. But as this chart shows, we’re not quite there yet.

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Graph of the Day: Climate change stoking extreme heat in Australia

Graph of the Day: Climate change stoking extreme heat in Australia

Science finds ‘overwhelming’ link between man-made climate change and extreme heat events, like the one in 12,300-year 2012/13 Australian summer.

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Solar tipped to take over from shale to transform US energy markets

Solar tipped to take over from shale to transform US energy markets

Report says solar the new shale, with potential to transform global power markets; predicts utility-scale solar grid parity in 38 American states by 2030.

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Graph of the Day: Collapse of US shale oil industry

Graph of the Day: Collapse of US shale oil industry

The number of rigs deployed in US shale industry has collapsed in just three months. The numbers simply don’t stack up for more investment.

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Graphs of the Day: The success of Germany's energy transition

Graphs of the Day: The success of Germany’s energy transition

A dozen graphs to show success of Germany’s energy transition – as renewable source rise, coal burning, emissions, and wholesale prices have all fallen.

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Graph of the Day: Coal, nuclear subsidies vs renewables in Germany

Graph of the Day: Coal, nuclear subsidies vs renewables in Germany

New research shows cumulative subsidies to coal and nuclear are each double that of renewables in Germany, and adding nearly a third to household costs.