NEM demand charts another monthly rise, driven by Queensland’s coal seam gas extraction industry. Meanwhile, emissions fall slightly as gas falls and wind rises.
As thousands of workers contemplate their futures, many in regional Australia will increasingly look to clean energy to keep them in work.
A fly-wheel based energy storage system designed by ABB in Darwin, and successfully used to smooth solar supply in remote WA, will be used to smooth wind generation on a Kenya hybrid microgrid.
Falling renewable costs could make action on climate change cheaper.
A new study says there’s another important benefit to renewables development: cost savings from cleaner air that saves lives.
Queensland planning minister has called in development of a 130MW solar farm in state’s north, intervening against a legal challenge by local sugar farmers.