Australia’s mainstream media fail to understand – and appear to have no interest in asking – that new technologies can make the grid cheaper and more stable, rather than turning to old and expensive alternatives.
Carnegie Wave locks in $3.69m debt funding for world first solar, battery and wave integrated microgrid project, as it eyes “huge global opportunity.”
The market operator seems happy to let the blame for the South Australia blackout fall on wind energy, but questions about its own role are warranted, particularly because it seems to have totally ignored a report prepared a decade ago that envisaged a similar scenario.
Berkeley Lab study shows greater potential than many other recent assessments.
AEMO report into blackout suggests fall in wind output, caused by an easily fixed “self protect” mechanism, was main cause of blackout. But wind industry says catastrophic fall in voltage as transmission lines fell was biggest culprit. And everyone wonders why AEMO had no plan B.
The two big myths about wind energy, cited by critics as the cause of the South Australia blackout, have been blown away by AEMO report.
Global Wind Energy Outlook report released this week outlines scenarios which show how wind energy could supply 20% of global electricity by 2030.
Grant King takes parting shot at state-based renewable energy targets at Origin Energy AGM, repeating Coalition line that they make transition harder, more expensive.
CEFC CEO Oliver Yates to retire after overseeing $2.3bn in investments and steering Australia’s renewables industry through extended periods of policy uncertainty.
Coalition campaign against state-based renewables targets – and the deployment of its most potent weapon, policy uncertainty – has reached new heights over the past couple of months. Could Turnbull trump Abbott?