Solar’s increasing affordability is making it a popular energy source in many parts of Africa, finds IRENA.
The jaw-dropping bids for a massive solar plant in Abu Dhabi will help change the thinking about the future of energy markets. The price offered is one third the cost of local gas generation, and one fifth of the cost of the proposed new nuclear plant in the UK.
JinkoSolar smashes solar cost record with a bid of 2.42c/kWh in an Abu Dhabi tender. But it’s not just the cost of solar PV that is falling dramatically, other technologies such as offshore wind and solar towers and storage are also coming down quickly, a big boost for climate action.
According to the Victorian pricing authority – yes they are. But is this a “market failure” that justifies regulatory intervention, or are we missing something?
Combining PV with a storage solution, homeowners gain from a variety of possibilities and benefits. However, it is important to know how to select the right kind of storage solution..
Origin Energy plans major portfolio of large scale solar plants after winning government funds for 103MW solar farm next to its Darling Downs gas-fired generator.
Whether EVs will be charged from rooftop panels – as Tesla etc would like it – or from a network of charging stations – as utilities would like it – it is only a matter of time.
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) will divest its $300 million endowment fund from fossil fuel companies.
ZEN Energy says it hopes to meet “strong demand” for home battery storage with two new smaller, cheaper systems.