Infigen Energy hit by a large fall in output from its wind farms in Australia, compounding price impact on the market.
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On Sept 30, South Australia ran most of the working day on wind and solar power, and it sent electricity prices into the negative in the middle of the day.
One of the key members of the Warburton Review that recommended the end of subsidies under the renewable energy target has just installed a large solar system on a rural property – using the very same subsidy that he wants abolished.
$100 billion invested in wind, or solar PV, will result is significantly more energy yield as the same amount invested in oil, according to a new analysis. This is particularly true when wind and solar is used to charge electric vehicles. By 2035, wind could produce 6-times more energy per dollar invested than oil.
Wind energy provided more than 100% of electricity for South Australia during working day last Tuesday. And that didn’t include rooftop solar.
Two Australian campaigns are hoping to help people see the beauty in wind turbines – and in all renewable energy.
The surprise fall in solar costs means that the Obama administration’s ambitious “Sunshot” targets – to make solar cheaper than fossil fuels – are well within reach.
I am giving up on petrol powered bikes and even selling my much loved Moto Guzzi V11 Rosso Mandello. After more than three decades of riding petrol powered motorcycles I’m going 100% pure electric.