Solar power met 100 per cent of South Australia’s demand on Sunday for the first time. It won’t be the last.
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“Amazing.” Rooftop solar installations are surging to record levels in most states, pointing to a 3GW number for the whole year.
Renewables deliver more than half of Germany’s electricity in first nine months of 2020, as share of coal plunges.
New South Wales joins renewable record spree with combination of solar and wind briefly delivering more than half the state’s electricity needs for the first time.
Wind and solar provide more than 50 per cent of supply for Australia’s main grid for more than three hours on Saturday.
Yet another renewables record falls, reaching nearly 53% of main grid as energy minister rolls out 15-month old data to support his “gas is great’ argument.
Wind and solar reach record share of 73.3 per cent of South Australia demand in the month of September.
Renewables reach 30% of main grid in September – the first time for a whole month above this level – and 66% in South Australia as coal and gas hit new lows.
China’s goal is to hit net zero emissions by the year 2060, which means an incredible, deep shift in just a few decades.
Black coal generation hits new low on Saturday as combined output of wind and solar matches that of black and brown coal and gas generation.