US report shows PPAs for wind energy projects hit record low 2.5c/kWh in 2013, thanks to policy support, local production and cheaper, better technology.
Carbon Tracker Institute report finds top 20 biggest undeveloped oil exploration projects risk $91bn of investor capital on a high-risk, carbon-loaded bet.
Leading investment bank has painted an incredibly bright future for solar energy across the globe, arguing that its rapid expansion will be driven by “pure economics” and the growing need for fuel diversity.
UNSW study says using ‘risky’ gas-fired electricity to clean up Australia’s power sector could cost 40% more than shift to renewables.
BNEF predicts Japan solar ‘boom’ could deliver 10.3-11.9GW of added PV capacity this year – only slightly less than China, the world’s largest market.
The carbon price repeal has immediate impact – causing demand and coal generation to rise. Meanwhile, ramped gas and rampant solar keep push electricity prices in Queensland to new lows.