China’s wind power capacity has reached 140GW, while total solar capacity has jumped by nearly half to 65GW.
The era of solar and wind storage is already here, with Windlab to begin construction of world-leading wind-solar-battery storage complex in north Queensland.
ARENA to provide $10m to Chinese wind giant to build Australia’s first hybrid wind-solar farm, although grant is nearly four times more than being asked by projects in large scale solar tender.
New analysis shows how gas generators cashed in on the recent big spikes in wholesale electricity prices in Australia. But they were not the only ones to benefit. The regulator is investigating to check that all is above board, but it’s complicated.
The Australia Institute says gas are generators are driving “obscene” power price spikes by choosing to exploit an energy market failure, rather than fulfil their role of complementing renewables.
A long and uninspiring election campaign comes to an end. The latest polls suggest that the best renewable energy and the climate can hope for is a hung parliament, given that the Coalition has given no indication it has moved beyond the Abbott era.
Who to vote for in Saturday’s election if your focus is on renewable energy – wind, solar and battery storage – and climate policies? Here is a guide that rates the pretensions of the major parties, those likely to hold balance of power, and some independents.
Neoen secures long-term debt financing package for second 100MW stage of 105-turbine Hornsdale wind farm.
PV and wind will be dominate the renewable energy transition because there isn’t time for another low-emission technology to catch them before they saturate the market.
The Australian is once again cherry-picking data in campaign against wind and solar. Here are some of its claims, followed by… facts supported with sources!