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Australia wind energy's record day of production in August

Australia wind energy’s record day of production in August

Wind energy posts record output in August, with renewables delivering 25 per cent of all demand at the evening peak.

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Graph of the Day: Live renewable energy share and emissions by state

Graph of the Day: Live renewable energy share and emissions by state

Two new live graphs show renewable energy share and energy emissions in each state. Rooftop solar is lowering emissions significantly during the day.

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Rooftop solar provides  48% of South Australia power, pushing grid demand to record low

Rooftop solar provides 48% of South Australia power, pushing grid demand to record low

Rooftop solar meets 48 per cent of South Australia electricity demand, likely a world record, as the state’s minimum demand hits a record low.

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Wind output sets new records in Europe as prices fall to zero-subsidy levels

Wind output sets new records in Europe as prices fall to zero-subsidy levels

Wind energy has set new records in Europe, accounting for 20% of all demand, with wind, solar and hydro producing twice as much as coal and gas in afternoon.

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Graph of the Day: Green and gold on Australia's grid

Graph of the Day: Green and gold on Australia’s grid

Australia’s wind and solar energy resources should put on a bit of a show on same day as Coalition declares its attachment to coal.

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Graph of the day: South Australia's "baseload" wind supply

Graph of the day: South Australia’s “baseload” wind supply

Wind energy has supplied a constant output of 1200MW over last three days in South Australia – just like “baseload”

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Graph of the Day: South Australia’s shifting fuel mix

Graph of the Day: South Australia’s shifting fuel mix

After a low-wind month in June, July’s high wind output means very little reliance on Victorian imports and lower exposure to high-priced gas in SA.

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China heading for 230GW of solar by 2020

China heading for 230GW of solar by 2020

New annual targets released by China on Friday suggest a total installed capacity of around 230GW by 2020, triple the total at the end of 2016.

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Graph of the Day: Tesla battery popular on both sides of politics

Graph of the Day: Tesla battery popular on both sides of politics

Scott Morrison compares Tesla’s big battery to the Big Banana and the Big Prawn, but polls shows even Coalition voters think it’s a good idea.

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Record half year for rooftop solar after another bumper month

Record half year for rooftop solar after another bumper month

Australia records highest installation rate for rooftop solar in six months to June, as homes and businesses prepare for soaring grid charges.

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One-quarter of Australian homes now have solar

One-quarter of Australian homes now have solar

Roy Morgan research shows almost one in four Australian households own solar panels – almost one-third in South Australia.