Renewable energy sources

10 April 2017

Each year, the Lawrence Livermoe National Laboratory releases energy flow charts that illustrate the US's consumption an duse of energy. The energy flow chart, based on 2016 results, shows that...

10 April 2017

This survey reveals continued popularity of renewable energy in Australia.

7 April 2017

Effective January 1, 2017, San Francisco became the first U.S. city to mandate solar and living roofs on most new construction. With the passage of this legislation, between 15% and 30% of roof...

6 April 2017

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) reports that the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, even as investment in clean energy fell.

5 April 2017

It’s almost certainly too late for any leader to derail progress towards a decarbonised global economy, writes John Quiggin.

Policy report
4 April 2017

This paper provides evidence that integrating decentralized renewable energy (DRE) into national energy policy will provide the fastest, cleanest, most cost-effective path to universal energy...

Journal article
1 April 2017

The history of ocean renewable energy developments in Australia is reviewed in this report.

Audio interview
17 March 2017

Former energy advisor, Ross Garnaut, says Australia is a bit late coming to the energy transition happening in the rest of the world.

16 March 2017

This report identifies four phases of variable renewable energy (VRE) integration, each with certain characteristics and operational priorities. Building on existing cases, the study identifies...

EssayJournal article
15 March 2017

A sun-centred cultural revolution may not have come, but something else has happened: solar power has become dirt cheap, writes Dan Cass.