Utilities are striking back at rooftop solar by changing their billing structure. Changed industry conditions call for innovation, not impediments.
So, why even invest in renewables in the first place?
Closing Australia’s most polluting power stations would dramatically reduce emissions and accelerate the transition to a lower emissions intensive economy.
The UN Climate Conference in December is important but will not be the final word on how we are dealing with climate change.
Chorus calling for the demise of traditional utility has become deafening. But it is wrong to assume utilities will disappear with growth of distributed generation.
Energy-from-Waste is a progressive solution to Australia’s growing waste management problem.
Solar is becoming the energy of the future. Grid parity has been reached and emission regulations are a tailwind.
Renewables are becoming increasingly cost competitive. Governments need to start planning how they will phase out subsidies when they are no longer required.
Senator Xenophon’s “Safeguard Mechanism” amendment to the Direct Action legislation means Australia effectively has a carbon price again.
Brent crude oil has fallen 34%. Strangely, the Ardour Solar Index has also fallen the same amount over this same period.