Are renewables pushing up the cost of electricity? That’s the claim made by Alan Moran in an opinion piece for the Australian Financial Review this week.
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The average cost of developing wind projects will fall by 32% and the cost of solar PV projects will fall by 48% by 2040.
Coalition to push solar via CEFC, loans and grants for community solar and storage projects, and ensure "Tony's Tradies" know about instant write-off for solar.
Legislating cutting renewable energy target passes Senate, giving Abbott government another dubious honour. And the veneer of certainty for wind industry is paper thin.
Bloomberg New Energy Finance says consumers will provide more than half of Australia's electricity needs by 2040, with 37GW of rooftop solar, and 33GW of battery storage. This reflects a global trend. Centralised generation will be in decline, but it will still take a lot to kick last coal generators out of the market.
ACT govt says its Capital Metro light rail development will be 100% renewable energy powered by 2020, when stage one of project up and running.
Hydro Tas specialist consultant, Entura, will help switch six of the 15 Cook Islands from diesel to hybrid renewables systems such as solar plus storage.
CEO of First Solar cites 3 big trends in solar power whilst speaking at the recent Edison Electric Institute meeting in New Orleans.
Tindo Solar says demand from SA aged care market 'unprecedented', as more and more installed rooftop PV systems of up to 100kW to cut long-term operating costs.
Communities have the power to press ahead with climate solutions and not be constrained by a national government of climate skeptics.