Swedish company Vattenfall Vindkraft wins tender for Danish offshore wind farm with a power offtake price 32% lower than most recent EU examples.
Solar leaders say there is no evidence of systemic safety or quality problems in Australia’s rooftop PV market, after federal govt call for urgent inquiry.
US solar giants latest to tap growing ‘yieldco’ market, in talks to form joint listed equity vehicle to sell solar generation under long-term contracts.
Could 2015 be the year the ‘dam of denial’ blocking climate action breaks? If it is, it won’t be due to politics, but to the market waking up to the economic threat posed by climate change and the economic opportunity in the inevitable decline of fossil fuels.
More and more developing nations are looking off-grid to solve their energy problems, while in developed nations the smart money is backing the trend.
NZ gentailer and developer of Australia’s 2nd largest wind farm says it will halt further investment in Oz renewables until RET uncertainty resolved.
Reports link power price pain to Australia’s “extraordinarily high” network costs; and privatisation of state-owned networks won’t offer relief.
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.
Days after world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund dumps 32 coal companies, University of Sydney reveals plan to cut fossil fuel investment by 20% by 2018.