South Australia has accelerated a timeline for renewable energy to provide 100 per cent of its electricity needs, with plans to hit the ambitious target by 2030.
Australia’s main electricity grid was powered by 50 per cent green energy on Saturday, the second time ever this has happened.
According to the Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) while a 203 per cent jump in Australian electric vehicles (EV) sales for 2019 is welcome, it underscores just how transformational EVs could be with just a little more support from government.
A new report finds some of the biggest electricity users in Australia should negotiate power agreements sourced from renewable energy suppliers to support the financial viability of renewable energy projects in Australia and reduce their carbon emissions.
In a new milestone that experts say will become increasingly normal, Australia’s main electricity grid was briefly powered by 50 per cent renewable energy this week.
According to a new Australia Institute (AI) report Australia’s national capital, Canberra, is set to become the first city outside Europe to source 100 per cent of its electricity needs from renewable energy.
Australia’s Northern Territory has unveiled a new target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 in a policy document that touts solar and backs a proposed 10GW/20-30GWh solar-plus-storage plant earmarked to provide energy to the region and Singapore.
Global solar investor Foresight Group has continued its charge into the Australian PV market, launching a sustainability framework to finance small-scale renewable infrastructure projects in the country.
Australia needs to drastically overhaul its power market in order to harness and benefit from the country’s skyrocketing rooftop solar and battery market, according to the Clean Energy Council (CEC).
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