From next year Google will purchase 100 per cent of the energy it uses from renewable sources, mostly wind and solar. Because it is cheaper.
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Trump’s position on clean energy and climate change is little different to that of Tony Abbott’s, whose policies have been unchanged by Malcolm Turnbull. But Trump’s success has unleashed a new push from the lunar right that will make any progress incredibly hard to achieve.
The Turnbull government’s strategy of letting technology push come to policy shove is putting key Australian industries at risk, according to a new report which says battery storage could displace traditional energy players “far more rapidly than anticipated.”
Australia’s debate about energy costs has been framed around reports that are either ignorant or deliberately pessimistic about the cost of renewable energy alternatives. But a whole series of events is now causing industry to think differently.
Australia’s chief scientist says battery and energy storage a “tremendous” innovation opportunity – and a primary focus for Commonwealth Science Council.
Deutsche Bank predict the state of South Australia could easily beat its aspirational target of 50 per cent renewables by 2025.
The debate around renewable energy is becoming mainstream as Australians grapple with issues such as large-scale power outages and the rising cost of domestic power.
Grant King takes parting shot at state-based renewable energy targets at Origin Energy AGM, repeating Coalition line that they make transition harder, more expensive.
Trustpower’s faith in Australian renewables shaken again, as NZ utility delays demerger plans in wake of SA power system failure.