Coal is plentiful and cheap, the perfect fuel for the utility boiler, only if it were not for the fact that it is heavily polluting.
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Which states offer quickest payback for homes adding solar + storage? AEMO crunched the numbers to get some interesting findings.
The Australian Energy Market Operator says three out of four households adding solar in the next 20 years in NSW will also add battery storage, but Victoria will lead the way in total capacity. Installations will flow despite slow payback estimates. The net benefit of reducing maximum demand on the grid will be significant.
The EU is currently discussing how power markets in member states could be redesigned to promote free trade. A leaked draft shows where the discussion is.
Tender launched to install 30kW solar system at former Woodend timber mill, use funds generated to reinvest in more solar, or 'perpetual fund' for community renewables.
AEMO says electric vehicle impact on grid to be 'negligible' in next 20 years, with minimal uptake due to lack of incentives and supporting infrastructure.
AEMO says electric vehicle impact on grid to be 'negligible' in next 20 years, with minimal uptake due to lack of incentives, infrastructure.
There is much that is good in IEA's World Energy Outlook Special Report on Energy and Climate Change, but its renewables projections are less satisfactory.
The recent conversion of the Palmyra Atoll to be 100 percent renewable offers an innovative look into how this can be achieved.
'Unprecedented alliance' of business groups, unions, environmental NGOs, investors forms Australian Climate Roundtable, to reset climate policy debate.