Powered 100% by wind, America’s Super Bowl XLIX looks set to be the greenest ever, with both teams sporting solar at their home stadiums.
Campbell Newman is at risk of being swept from power as Queenslanders realise what he himself pointed out in 2011: that digging up the Galilee Basin to export coal is a monumentally stupid idea. Newman would likely turn purple at the idea of losing office, but a new solar map shows his electorate already has (turned purple).
Hawaii is a solar hot spot – and fitting test-bed for DoE research to stretch limits of rooftop PV penetration on island grids.
Investment bank says wide deployment of battery storage will hasten the demise of fossil fuels and utilities that remain focused on centralised generation. It tips rapid fall in costs and a $400bn storage market by 2030.
If you need more evidence solar is destined to become the dominant electricity source in many parts of the world, including Australia, here it is…
The Modi-Obama energy agreement brings all three of the world’s biggest emitters – India, the US and China – into alignment on climate action and proves that the ‘all of the above’ credo that once dominated their thinking on energy is steadily morphing into ‘anything but coal.’