Labor has picked a winner by adopting a long-term renewable energy target, and pushing rooftop solar and battery storage, finally distinguishing itself from the hard right Coalition government. A new poll suggests a clear majority want a renewable target of at least 50%, and many in regional areas want to go to 100% by 2030.
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The wind and solar sectors in Australia need a public champion. Why not Alan Jones? His command of the facts on coal mines and CSG has made him a powerful force. If only he could get his facts right on renewable energy.
Key IEA report says climate pledges have so far fallen short, extending carbon budget by just 8 months. It has key message for Australia: coal consumption must peak before 2020, Australia’s inefficient coal fleet must be phased out, and wind and solar will underpin new investment to meet climate targets.
What if you could grow biofuels on land nobody wants, using just seawater and sunlight, and produce food at the same time?
Both electric cars and renewable energy stand to gain significantly from cheaper storage.
The future in which power company customers transitioning to solar can choose to either maintain grid connection or cost-effectively generate off-grid has arrived. The implications are only just beginning to dawn.
The amount of energy that could be generated from solar systems constructed around existing infrastructure in California is 5x that currently demanded by the state.
Chile is now emerging as the southern hemisphere’s renewable energy giant, so what can we learn from our Pacific neighbours?