IPCC hails natural gas as transition fuel – but a new study shows potential leakage could mean natural gas will only increase emissions.
Category: Smart Energy
The solar schools and towns program appear to be latest victims of Abbott’s systematic destruction of Australia’s solar opportunity.
Environment minister sees future in ‘clean’ coal, and refuses to endorse renewables. This comes as new data shows large-scale renewable projects at a standstill, and as industry finds doors closed in Canberra. Meanwhile, new data show electricity emissions have fallen 5 per cent in past year.
AER cites decreased demand and ‘over-estimated capital expenditure’ in decision to downgrade revenue allowances for NSW electricity distributors.
With about 37,007 megawatts (MW) of solar PV power installed in 2013, world solar PV power capacity increased about 35% to 136,697 MW.