A Japanese researcher has found a way to use molecules from a protein-based chemical found in egg whites to generate hydrogen more efficiently.
Powershop announces 5% price drop for Victorian customers, one month after huge deal to buy three hydro plants, output of solar and wind farms.
The recent results from market heavies provide some insights into the massive cost – to customers – of the incumbents holding onto their market share.
The SA Tesla VPP may not be the most cost-effective solution to our electricity system’s needs.
That’s great news for the Australian solar industry, but points to the RET being dramatically oversubscribed. Which raises a few questions…
Coalition gives no indication of changing emissions targets, but wants five years’ notice, and may use offsets. ESB flags potential use of auctions for reliability mechanism and greater use of demand response. It might not even be needed.
About 800MW of utility-scale renewable projects confirmed in the past six weeks. That’s a pretty hot run-rate. And while the excitement has largely been about PV, the growth of wind is quite significant.
Shorten says transition to renewables key to cheap and reliable energy, new industries, and the future of the reef. But he’s going to have to work hard to make this a major issue in what could be an election year, and he needs to be clear about Adani.
Tens of thousands of Victorians were left without power over the long weekend as the distribution network struggled with blistering temperatures, reigniting fears about the stability of our energy system.
Remember the predictions that the solar market would consolidate from 4000 businesses to four or forty major solar companies serving the Australian market? The opposite happened.
While 2017 was a record year for solar PV in Australia, it will be completely put in the shade by what we’re likely to install in 2018.