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Category: Graph of the Day

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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”.

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Shoalhaven seeks $120,000 for 99kW community owned solar project

Shoalhaven seeks $120,000 for 99kW community owned solar project

Updated: Shoalhaven community energy group offers 6.5% return in 99kW solar system at NSW bowling club. Construction starts next week.

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Graph of the Day: Emissions take toll on Arctic ice

Graph of the Day: Emissions take toll on Arctic ice

The differences in the Arctic ice cap from 1979 to 2014 are stark – and getting starker.

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Graph of the Day: Australia's cleantech beats main market

Graph of the Day: Australia’s cleantech beats main market

Cleantech stocks, surprisingly, outperformed the main index in Australia this past year.

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Graph of the Day: Renewables jump to 31% in Germany

Graph of the Day: Renewables jump to 31% in Germany

Renewable generation jumped to 31% in Germany in the first half of 2014, with brown coal, black coal and gas all falling sharply.

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Graph of the Day: The data energy drain – and what it costs us

Graph of the Day: The data energy drain – and what it costs us

IEA says energy inefficient networked devices waste $80bn a year – the equivalent UK and Norway’s annual electricity consumption combined.