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Graph of the Day: Australia's 5 million "solar heroes"

Graph of the Day: Australia’s 5 million “solar heroes”

Home owners using solar power are helping reduce the wholesale cost of electricity, as well as lessening peak demand.

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Graph of the Day: Myth of solar PV energy payback time

Is it true solar PV modules consume more energy in manufacture than they produce in their lifetime? Not according to this Graph of the Day.

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Graph of the Day: Curse of Australia’s sick office buildings

Bankmecu to offer 20-year financing for environmental upgrades for dirty and ‘sick’ office buildings – one of the biggest sources of carbon emissions.

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Graph of the Day: The world’s carbon budget made simple

The world has burned most of its carbon budget. This graph of the day explains what we have consumed, what’s left, and what it means.

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Graph of the Day: Even France could go 100% renewables

Graph of the Day: Even France could go 100% renewables

What if France phased out nuclear? By 2034? This Graph of the Day shows how it could reach 100 per cent renewables by 2050.

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Graph of the Day: 5 common myths about solar energy

Graph of the Day: 5 common myths about solar energy

Solar is getting cheaper and is becoming competitive with fossil fuels. It even works on cloudy days, says our Graph of the Day.

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Graph of the Day: The plunging cost of solar PV

Yingli says cost of solar modules fell another 25% in 2012, and suggests that will continue in 2013.

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Graph of the Day: Why baseload power plants will disappear

Solar and wind are rapidly changing energy markets. As this graph of the day shows, baseload generation may be redundant within a decade.

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Graph of the Day: Are wind farms as useless as some say?

Graph of the Day: Are wind farms as useless as some say?

Today’s graph of the day shows that wind farm output often coincide with periods of peak demand high wholesale prices.

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Graph of the Day - Why solving climate change is simple

Graph of the Day – Why solving climate change is simple

The challenge to address climate change often appears overwhelming. But are we trying to make it too complicated? Let’s imagine a bathtub filling with water. We need to turn off the tap and take out the plug.

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Graph of the Day: Australia’s soaring electricity prices

Australia’s electricity prices have jumped further than other countries in the last five years, mostly due to network costs. Little wonder solar is attractive.