The hottest year in 137 years, a mark of how much the world has warmed over the last century because of human activities, says U.S. government scientists.
Origin Energy should consider a bid for NSW network operator Endeavour Energy and/or make a serious push into the Queensland renewable energy market, with the aim of developing Australia’s first large scale “renewables energy on demand” business.
The bailout of the Portland aluminium smelter is arguably the dumbest thing the normally sensible Andrews Labor state Government will have committed to. And it will bear direct subsidy and power costs that amount to more than $500,000 per direct employee, per year.
The Australian rooftop solar market made a strong recovery late in 2016 to slightly beat the 2015 figure, and the early indications look for for the new year.
Startups are figuring out ways to beat incumbents in their own game. Virtual power plants may be the answer.
Electricity utilities can avoid their very own “Kodak moment” by becoming more customer-focused.
Coal fired generation at record low in Australia, as wind generation hits record high of 4.6 per cent. Emissions and costs also fall.