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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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IEA warns Australia not to miss window on cheap solar

IEA warns Australia not to miss window on cheap solar

IEA warns Australia not to miss the importance of solar, although it does suggest that Australia waste more money on CCS.

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Plunging cost of solar means peak coal looms in India

Plunging cost of solar means peak coal looms in India

New modelling predicts India is within a decade of peak coal demand for the power sector. This is sooner than anyone has predicted.

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How the International Energy Agency is steering world to climate disaster

How the International Energy Agency is steering world to climate disaster

International Energy Agency likes to present itself as a climate champion, but it is in fact steering the energy system towards catastrophic levels of warming,

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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.

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Renewable energy for industry next big thing for Australia, says IEA

Renewable energy for industry next big thing for Australia, says IEA

International Energy Agency says solar, hydro and and wind have enormous potential for use in industrial processes – particularly in places like Australia, where the cost will be $USUS30/MWh.

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Renewables will give more people access to electricity than coal, says IEA

Renewables will give more people access to electricity than coal, says IEA

IEA says coal will be used to provide access to electricity to just 16% of those without electricity now, while renewables will account for at least 60%.

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IEA: Renewable electricity set to grow 40% globally by 2022

IEA: Renewable electricity set to grow 40% globally by 2022

The world’s renewable electricity capacity is set to rise sharply over the next five years, the IEA says, expanding 43% on today’s levels.

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Stunning new low for solar PV as even IEA hails "age of solar"

Stunning new low for solar PV as even IEA hails “age of solar”

Saudi solar tender attracts stunning low bid of $US17.9/MWh, as even the conservative IEA hails a “new era of solar.” And while Australia currently enjoys an investment boom, a new report by Climate Council says “politics” is the only major barrier to a high penetration renewable grid.

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Policy uncertainty is blocking investment in low carbon assets

Policy uncertainty is blocking investment in low carbon assets

Australian institutional investors have a strong appetite for low carbon assets, but policy uncertainty and a lack of scalable deals are major barriers.

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Australia solar market heads for 12GW by 2020

Australia solar market heads for 12GW by 2020

Australia’s installed solar PV capacity set to double in three years, according to latest APVI data, as the big solar market gears back up.