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Category: Graph of the Day

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Graph of the Day: Battery storage profitable already ... for some

Graph of the Day: Battery storage profitable already … for some

McKinsey report – and graph – says battery storage makes sense now for subset of commercial customers in “each of the four most important applications.”

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Graph of the Day: Link between gas prices and electricity prices

Graph of the Day: Link between gas prices and electricity prices

The rise in electricity prices has followed the rise in gas prices. It could not be any clearer.

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Graph of the Day: How solar dominates new energy in US

Graph of the Day: How solar dominates new energy in US

Solar made up over a half of the added power plant capacity during the first quarter of 2016.

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What scientists fear most: Earth’s temperature spiral toward 2°C

What scientists fear most: Earth’s temperature spiral toward 2°C

The steady rise of Earth’s temperature as greenhouse gases accumulate in the atmosphere and trap more and more heat is sending the planet spiraling closer to the point where warming’s catastrophic consequences may be all but assured.

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Photo of the Day: Fossil fuels on thin ice

Photo of the Day: Fossil fuels on thin ice

How do you adequately convey the state of global climate emergency in one striking image? Canada has got it covered.

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Graph of the Day: The myth about energy subsidies

Graph of the Day: The myth about energy subsidies

Fossil fuel and nuclear subsidies dwarf those for renewable energy, notes California Energy Commission. “There is no such thing as an unsubsidised unit of energy”.

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Graph of the Day: Another emissions reality check

Graph of the Day: Another emissions reality check

New government report illustrates how little Coalition’s Direct Action will cut emissions, and importance of incentives for electric vehicles and energy efficiency.

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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.