Stanford study says that 139 countries could power their economies with 100% renewable energy – wind, water and sunlight – by 2050, create millions of jobs and save trillions.
CSIRO spin-off Windlab wants to build the world’s biggest wind-solar hybrid plant – a facility it says could deliver as much baseload power as a small coal fired generator.
Renewable energy – and solar and wind energy in particular – will be at the core of any agreement in Paris to limit global warming. And Australia is being urged to pull its weight.
Gamesa has chosen one of the fastest-growing markets in the world to stage its comeback in the solar power sector.
It’s in America’s third sunniest state. With that abundant sunshine, it’s no wonder that the people of Taos County want to use more solar.
Greens proposal for 90% renewables may be ridiculed by conservatives and vested interests. But unlike mainstream parties, at least they have a plan – with a mix of rooftop solar, storage, public finance and capacity auctions, and early closure for coal generators.