June 4th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan
This is the kind of boom we want to read about. A boom in jobs, but not only jobs, careers, and not only careers, but careers that mean preservation of resources and societal sustainability. Everywhere, the lookout for sustainable careers is merging with sustainability ecologically
February 18th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Solar investment in Australia is shrinking due in large part to ridiculous federal policies that make renewable energy projects too risky. The Smart Energy Council thinks it's time to reverse those wrongheaded policies.
September 27th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The Tesla Powerpack installation in South Australia is poised to generate enough income in its first year of operation to pay for one third of its cost. That that, anti-renewable ideologues.
August 21st, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Solar and wind power are slashing the cost of electricity in Australia and driving coal and natural gas out of business. That's a good thing for the country and an even better thing for the planet.
June 9th, 2016 | by Giles Parkinson
Originally published on RenewEconomy. Wind energy in Australia has enjoyed its biggest ever month in May, producing nearly a quarter [&hellip
February 14th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath. The South Australian government has given approval for the development of a $1.5 [&hellip
December 31st, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown
According to the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), all new electricity generation capacity in Australia will be from renewable energy. [&hellip
September 5th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor
Originally posted on Renew Economy. By Sophie Vorrath. In our Graph of the Day on Monday, we looked again at the record-breaking [&hellip
September 3rd, 2013 | by Giles Parkinson
Originally published on RenewEconomy. (Republishing of this article is not permitted without the consent of RenewEconomy.) Today’s graph of the [&hellip
July 3rd, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
We do our best to keep you addicted to solar and wind energy news. It’s important. We think. To keep [&hellip
June 20th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
Following up on my “Top Wind Power Countries In The World Per Capita” rankings and article, below are “Top Wind [&hellip
June 20th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) recently published its final update of 2012 global wind power installation numbers. As such, [&hellip
April 15th, 2013 | by Ronald Brakels
The 420 megawatt Macarthur wind farm was opened in the state of Victoria on Friday. It is the largest wind [&hellip
March 5th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
For an insane number of solar & wind stories CleanTechnica hasn’t covered, check out this Google Doc. If you’re somewhere [&hellip
February 7th, 2013 | by Giles Parkinson
This article was originally published on RenewEconomy (image added): A new analysis from research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance has concluded [&hellip
December 4th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan
Solar Power 1st EVSI Solar Tree Installations Will Be At California GM Dealership: GM hasn’t been hiding it — it [&hellip
September 10th, 2012 | by Giles Parkinson
Last week was another big week for wind production in South Australia – as another spring weather system with high winds made wind energy the dominant force in local energy production.
According to figures pulled together by consultants Intelligent Energy Systems using data from the Australian Market Operator, wind energy accounted for 57.9 per cent of demand in the state on Tuesday, and followed up with 55 per cent of total demand on Wednesday.
At the morning peak of 10am, it accounted for 65 per cent – and in the early hours of the morning on Wednesday, when demand was weakest, it accounted for 80 per cent. On Monday, wind accounted for more than 85 per cent, a record. These graphs below illustrate