In recent years, solar installations have been getting bigger and more powerful. While 5kW systems used to dominate the residential market, the average size of a solar installation in 2021 is now 6.6kW, which is generally considered the “sweet spot” for most Australians. However, there are reasons why this might be changing.
In its review of the rooftop solar sector eligible for Scall-scale Technology Certificates, the Clean Energy Regulator has recommended it be handed the reins so that bad behaviour be stamped out.
The federal government on Thursday announced a landmark defence pact with the United States and United Kingdom that involves this nation acquiring nuclear-powered submarines. The question of nuclear submarines in Australia has been bubbling along for some time – and with it, whether we should also develop a nuclear energy sector.
How are fossil fuels formed, why do they release carbon dioxide and how much of the world’s energy do they provide? And what are the renewable energy sources that could replace fossil fuels?