Energy storage just got a big vote of confidence from one of the world’s largest utilities.
Wind farms in Texas at one point generated 11,467 MW of electricity — enough electricity to supply around 30% of electricity consumed on the grid at that time
The crisis gripping Europe’s biggest coal mining company has been brewing for a long time.
Generation from rooftop solar is growing quickly and makes a material difference to the apparent trend in electricity demand.
A novel design gets around negative perceptions of wind turbines, and delivers more efficiency.
Strangely, the one government that can move to depoliticise climate is the Coalition.
US trials suggest economics of battery storage will likely be best when looking at customer-sited batteries that can provide both customer and grid-facing services.
Australia’s lower standards for car exhaust mean overseas car-makers can sell more-polluting cars.
There is a big shift happening for homes, and whole communities, to look after their own energy needs. Microgrids are the future, but what matters most is how network companies respond.
Tony Abbott rejected rooftop solar as too expensive to clean and a security risk. New PM Malcolm Turnbull already has solar, but will he say it is good for humanity?