Australia could emerge as a battery world leader with battery storage prices set to fall more quickly than anticipated, prompting international demand. A global finance company says prices will fall by more than 50 per cent through to 2030. This would see our battery storage market grow into an $1.7 trillion industry.
Solar energy, not coal-fired power, is fair dinkum energy, according to Atlassian billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes.
Cannon-Brookes says Australia could become “200 per cent renewable” and then export renewable energy and technology to the rest of the world. This new, multi-billion industry would create jobs and also boost the Australian economy.
States and territories must take the lead on energy policy because the federal government has failed. That’s the verdict of a new Grattan Institute report. The report claims states must now take independent action and also work together to provide affordable, reliable and low emissions electricity.
The Victorian Government’s game-changing renewable energy announcements are a win for all energy consumers, says community group Solar Citizens.
Today the Victorian Government committed to expanding the Solar Homes Program by $82 million to make it easier for the occupants of 50,000 rental homes to access the cost-cutting benefits of rooftop solar.