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rooftop solar, Sydney

Who’s missing out on Australia’s rooftop solar boom?

Report identifies four key markets that have so far been overlooked in Australia’s rooftop solar boom – a 7GW gap that could be worth nearly $9bn to the (so far) very small number of canny start-ups that are working to find their way around the barriers.

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Graph of the Day: Why EV uptake could match solar PV

Graph of the Day: Why EV uptake could match solar PV

New IEA report reveals a striking resemblance between the path electric vehicle penetration is currently on, and the path solar PV has been charting.

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Home battery storage has trebled – but should you be installing it?

Home battery storage has trebled – but should you be installing it?

Battery storage uptake by Australian households is starting to take off. But is it a financial no-brainer? New analysis from SunWiz says … it’s complicated. If you care about return on investment, there’s some things you should know.

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Another "extraordinary" month for solar, as homes "max out" roof space

Another “extraordinary” month for solar, as homes “max out” roof space

New analysis shows “extraordinary” amount of rooftop solar installed in February, with more homes seeking to “max out” available roof space with modules.

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The myth about South Australia's high electricity prices

The myth about South Australia’s high electricity prices

The myth that SA renewables are responsible for their high electricity prices keeps on keeping on. So here’s another reason why it should be debunked.

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Australia's large scale solar ranking worse than Winter Olympics

Australia’s large scale solar ranking worse than Winter Olympics

Australia has a natural advantage in solar, but its global ranking in utility-scale solar is worse than its Winter Olympics medal tally.

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What if every car sold in the world was an electric vehicle?

What if every car sold in the world was an electric vehicle?

BP considers scenario where only electric vehicles are sold after 2040. It also considers peak oil, ponders the rise of shared car ownership, and predicts a faster rise for renewables and faster decline for coal. But it still doesn’t get it.

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Graph of the Day: Australia's grid-scale storage boom, mapped

Graph of the Day: Australia’s grid-scale storage boom, mapped

New Climate Council report highlights growing number of large scale energy storage projects being rolled out across the east and west coast grids.

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Graph of the Day: Renewables overtake coal in European electricity supply

Graph of the Day: Renewables overtake coal in European electricity supply

Analysis shows renewable energy generation supplied more of Europe’s electricity than coal in 2017 for the first time ever.

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Graph of the Day: Green bonds soar to record $163bn in 2017

Graph of the Day: Green bonds soar to record $163bn in 2017

Annual issuance of green bonds not only passed $100bn in 2017, it sailed right past it, says BNEF, driven by 67% yoy growth.

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How China is driving global green shift in electric power sector

How China is driving global green shift in electric power sector

The IEA has recently published its new report Renewables 2017, which received maximum coverage around the world for its argument that solar PV is now growing faster than any other energy source.