Households have invested more than $8 billion in rooftop solar in Australia, and are saving more than $1 billion a year off their electricity bills.
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It is possible to announce good policy that is also popular. Unfortunately, this is not the road the Coalition is currently taking with renewables policy.
Global computing giant Apple has quietly has created a new subsidiary called Apple Energy, and asked to obtain a licence to sell electricity directly to consumers, rather than back to the grid via the wholesale market.
Wind and solar to dominate new energy investments; cheapest solar power in Africa; India mulls energy auctions; Saudi Arabia ready for first wind investment.
Construction of 25MW Barcaldine Regional Community Solar Farm, which will provide 10% of Australia’s large-scale solar power, set to begin in July.
BNEF says solar to continue “precipitous” cost fall, and solar and wind will be cheaper than coal and gas by 2027, beginning relegation of fossil fuels to role of expensive back-up to cheap renewables – until battery storage takes that market away too.
Onshore windfarms offer the cheapest form of new electricity generation in the UK, says the chief executive of industry group RenewableUK, as long as they are at windy locations.