Australia’s official economic forecaster has finally admitted nuclear energy will likely play no role in a decarbonised grid based around lowest costs.
Queensland energy minister Mark Bailey answers 10 questions about how the Palaszczuk government is turning the state’s renewables record around, and how it will meet its target of 50% renewables by 2030.
Ergon Energy chief Ian McLeod offers his unique energy market perspective – as retailer and network operator – on how Australia’s grid needs to change.
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.
New renewables investment in 2014 in 55 developing world nations reached US$126 billion, over half of which went to emerging markets.
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.
SunEdison shares are down 85%, and other stocks are being hit. Experts warn of a growing disconnect in the market.
New cost analysis from US investment bank Lazard show wind and solar generation far cheaper than conventional technologies such as coal, gas and nuclear, and delivering much cheaper carbon abatement.
Rottnest Island wind turbine that offended Tony Abbott to be combined with solar and smart controls to provide 45% of island’s electricity and clean water.
Large scale solar already beating generation from imported coal in India, and new KPMG report says rooftop solar plus storage will soon beat domestic coal too.