Daily Archives: July 25, 2019

Australian insurance companies abandon thermal coal industry

By Michael Mazengarb Suncorp becomes the latest insurance firm to abandon the thermal coal industry, setting itself the deadline to eliminate coal exposure by 2025. The post Australian insurance companies abandon thermal coal industry appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

The Role Smart Grids Play In Energy Infrastructure

By Ethan Pratt Renewable is becoming easier to gather, store, and use each day. So, with it’s increasing benefits, there is no question on the unreached potential to harness from renewable power generators.Some of these sources are often inconsistent, and when considering wind energy, it can be difficult to gauge a specific input amount. Consider…

South Australia says Tesla virtual power plant charging ahead

By Giles Parkinson South Australia says second phase of Tesla virtual power plant going well, and it now looking at third phase which could deliver a 250MW VPP. The post South Australia says Tesla virtual power plant charging ahead appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

When the wind doesn’t blow here, maybe it’s blowing over there

By David Leitch How do Queensland’s wind resources fit with the rest of Australia’s? There’s not much data out there yet, but what there is is encouraging. The post When the wind doesn’t blow here, maybe it’s blowing over there appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

SSCP presents…

By Sarah Spaugh Over the past weekend we were incredibly excited to present Black Mamba, our 2019 car, to the public for the first time. Huge thanks to all of our sponsors for helping make this car happen – we couldn’t have done it without you! It was great seeing a few of the sponsors…

The Driven Podcast: From Solar Impulse to electric flight

By Giles Parkinson André Borschberg co-piloted the Solar Impulse plane that went round the world on solar power only. He says the future of flight is electric, from passenger plants to intra-city flying pods. The post The Driven Podcast: From Solar Impulse to electric flight appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more…

Electric Car Tipping Point Will Delight and Destroy

It is nonsense to forecast pure electric cars costing the same as traditional ones, then life continuing much as usual. The up-front price of pure electric cars will be dropping below that of internal combustion engine ones around 2025. The fundamentals are now clear. Short range electric cars will continue to sell badly because of…

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