Australia should embrace the opportunity to become a renewable energy power. If we don’t act now, with the global energy transition gathering pace, Australia could be exposed to a hostile international energy environment with profound economic, security and diplomatic consequences.
Source: We could be a superpower: 3 ways Australia can take advantage of the changing geopolitics of energy
A project on the scale of transforming the energy system will create jobs – many jobs – which is perhaps the economic measure of most importance to the citizenry.
Research from me and others shows that fully renewable electric grids are feasible with current technology at current prices; barriers to using renewable electricity are more political and cultural than technological or economic.
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In general, the world invested more in solar energy than in coal, gas, and nuclear combined last year. The Portuguese, Scottish and Costa Rican advances are not even very dependent on solar, which suggests that a whole new wave of further renewables implementation is around the corner.
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By Sam Morgan | ( EURACTIV.com) | – – China eclipses Europe as 2020 solar power target is smashed. China …
Source: China smashes 2020 solar power target, leaves US & Europe in Dust
First it was dead birds, then noise. Now wind farms are being blamed for destroying the electricity market and pushing prices as high as $14,000 per megawatt hour.
Source: Coal is behind the attacks on wind turbines. It’s fighting for its life
By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – World leaders signed the COP21 Paris climate accord on Friday, Earth …
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The Tree | – – As renewable jobs skyrocket in the US, so do their immense health benefits. According to …
Source: How American Green Energy created 2.5 million Jobs and saved you from Bronchitis | Informed Comment