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Renewables generate one-third of Britain’s Q1 electricity supply

By Joshua S Hill Led by wind power, renewable energy sources generated around 33% of Great Britain’s electricity over the first quarter of 2019, while coal power hit a new low. The post Renewables generate one-third of Britain’s Q1 electricity supply appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Global solar capacity surpassed 500GW in 2018

By Joshua S Hill Booming national markets – including Australia’s – helped deliver nearly 100GW of new PV installations in 2018, and took the global total past the 500GW mark. The post Global solar capacity surpassed 500GW in 2018 appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

UNSW looks to solar-powered desalination to help bust droughts

By Sophie Vorrath UNSW researchers are combining desalination technology with solar, targeting those in need of secure supplies of fresh water who are also disconnected from electricity grids. The post UNSW looks to solar-powered desalination to help bust droughts appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Adani objects to Gupta solar farm in Whyalla, worried about birds

By Giles Parkinson The irony. Adani, fighting protests over its huge Queensland coal mine, opposes Gupta solar farm in South Australia because of concerns about grass wrens and thornbills. The post Adani objects to Gupta solar farm in Whyalla, worried about birds appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

Energy Insiders Podcast: How to electrify the world with renewables

By Giles Parkinson & David Leitch Christian Breyer from LUT University discusses the newly released study that shows if Paris targets are to be met, everything needs to be electrified and powered by renewables. The post Energy Insiders Podcast: How to electrify the world with renewables appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For…

SA Power Networks taps solar to cut dependence on its own grid

By Sophie Vorrath South Australia’s biggest electricity distribution company is seeking to reduce dependence on its very own grid, by installing just under 500kW of solar across two depots. The post SA Power Networks taps solar to cut dependence on its own grid appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

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