Daily Archives: May 21, 2020

Coalition’s Technology Investment Roadmap: Poor policy in practice

By David Leitch Picking winners and playing favourites has always been poor policy, but the technology roadmap shows us that this is what the Morrison government intends to do. The post Coalition’s Technology Investment Roadmap: Poor policy in practice appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Bringing Power and Progress to Africa in a Financially and Environmentally Sustainable Manner

By Jacquie Ashmore The future of electricity supply and delivery on the continent of Africa is a thorny challenge that calls for new approaches to infrastructure planning, development, finance, and operation. The Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) presents its research “Bringing Power and Progress to Africa in a Financially and Environmentally Sustainable Manner,”…

Gas lobby seizes Covid moment, and declares war on Australia’s future

By Giles Parkinson Gas industry tries to throw a live grenade into Australia’s economic bunker. But it is the sheer range and scale of proposed government subsidies that beggars belief. The post Gas lobby seizes Covid moment, and declares war on Australia’s future appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

Australian researchers pass major milestone for next-gen solar cells

By Michael Mazengarb Australian researchers achieve major milestone for durability of next generation perovskite solar cells, a key step towards commercialisation of ultra low cost solar panels. The post Australian researchers pass major milestone for next-gen solar cells appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

UAVs Increasing Potential for Renewable Energy

By Emily Folk Sustainability has become one of the main focuses of the energy industry. Solar panels and wind energy, specifically, have taken the lead for eco-friendly energy sources. Drones, however, are becoming an unexpected tool for helping the growth of sustainable resources. In terms of assistance, solar panel drone inspection has become a central…

Climate change and the 75% problem

By Maria Kiefer “To stop the planet from getting substantially warmer, we need breakthroughs in how we make things, grow food, and move people and goods—not just how we power our homes and cars….The world’s middle class has been growing at an unprecedented rate, and as you move up the income ladder, your carbon footprint…

Off-river pumped hydro could provide lower costs for energy storage

By Andrew Blakers and Matthew Stocks Off river pumped hydro sites using old mines or reservoirs are likely to deliver lower cost energy storage than other pumped hydro options. The post Off-river pumped hydro could provide lower costs for energy storage appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

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