Renewable energy accounted for just under 15% of all electricity generated in Australia in 2015, says CEC, boosted by low-cost wind and solar.
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Memo Malcolm Turnbull: IRENA report says renewables jobs grew 5% in 2015 to 8.1 million, while rest of the energy sector contracted. Solar PV jobs alone grew by 11%.
Queensland pricing regulator raises regional solar tariff to 7.4c/kWh in reaction to high gas prices – still fails to factor in value of solar.
Climate Council’s latest data on household solar uptake suggests rooftop PV could soon be as “common as insulation” in some parts of Australia, with more than a dozen suburbs now recording penetration above 50 per cent.
US SunShot program, which aims to make solar PV cost-competitive with conventional generation by 2020, has published eight reports detailing progress to date and the challenges that lie ahead.
Queensland is facing an electricity supply shortage and more price spikes. The government should be encouraging more battery storage in homes and businesses.
CEFC teams with Westpac and energy services company Verdia to help Australian businesses with energy saving, electric vehicles.
April 2016 saw a “significant surge” in the number of solar hot water systems installed around Australia – and it was driven almost entirely by uptake in Victoria.