Abbott’s demolition of green energy support means we may never see a host of exciting new technologies – from solar, to geothermal, wave and algae.
BNEF says ‘unstoppable’ rooftop PV market will lift total solar capacity in Australia to 23GW by 2030, with number of homes and businesses jumping five-fold to 5 million. In the large-scale market, solar will quickly displace wind as most attractive renewable energy source.
Deutsche Bank questions China’s 2014 installed solar PV target, citing policy uncertainty, problems with project finance and implementation as hurdles.
IPCC says China and other emerging economies will scale back fossil fuels to cut air pollution. This graph from new HSBC report explains why.
Qld removes 8c/kWh rooftop solar tariff, leaving households to negotiate with retailers. Industry says move will encourage households to install battery storage.