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.
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Wind energy provided more than 100% of electricity for South Australia during working day last Tuesday. And that didn’t include rooftop solar.
Micropower is cost-competitive and rapidly scalable … and it democratizes energy choices, promotes competition, speeds learning and innovation.
UK Environment Secretary says she would prefer farms grew crops rather than “blighting the landscape” with solar arrays. Sound familiar?
For utilities, electric vehicle uptake could boost electricity demand and balance a changing grid. On the flip-side, it could help drive households off grid.
Most incumbent electricity companies are implementing policies and procedures that slow the uptake of solar; and it is getting worse.
Another 10 examples of how the incumbent electricity industry – with the help of policy makers – is acting to stop rooftop solar industry.
Are Earth’s oceans hotting up or aren’t they? And if so, how will this affect life on dry land? A top to bottom look at oceans and climate change.
The utility industry is making a big push for smart meters to be rolled out across the country, partly because it hopes this will enable them to lock in customers, and help introduce flexible tariffs. But smart innovators are literally blowing Raspberries at these best laid plans, with new technologies that allow consumers to control their home systems.