RenewEconomy Daily News

Building a zero emissions grid in US in just 13 years would save $US1.2 trillion

Giles Parkinson

New study from NREL and US energy department estimates up to $US1.2 trillion in savings from switch to net zero grid by 2035.

Greens “climate trigger” bill faces tough crowd in parliament, but gets billionaire backing

Sophie Vorrath

Greens table "climate trigger" bill in parliament, and get the backing of Australia's richest man, Andrew Forrest, but not the Labor government.

Solar records tumble as spring ushers in new challenges for coal

Giles Parkinson

Solar output set new records across main grid and in Queensland over the weekend.

NSW opens registrations for first big renewables and storage tender

Giles Parkinson

NSW opens registrations for the first big renewable and storage tender that will replace most, if not all, its coal fired generators over the coming decade.

Global fossil fuel subsidies rocket to almost $US700 billion in 2021

Rachel Williamson

Global fossil fuel subsidies almost double over the course of 2021, as governments around the world – and not least in Australia – navigate the energy crisis.

Tesla Powerwall regains certification, after brief stint in regulatory limbo

Sophie Vorrath

After falling off the Clean Energy Council's list of approved home batteries, the Tesla Powerwall has regained full accreditation.

Collapse of G20 talks sparks fear of ‘backtracking’ on climate pledges

Joe Lo

Climate and energy ministers clash over climate finance, methane, shipping, carbon levies and the world’s warming limit at talks in Bali.

Tesla outsells Camry as Model 3 grabs number 4 spot in Australia new car sales in August

Bridie Schmidt

Tesla Model 3 outsells Toyota Camry and grabs No 4 spot on Australian monthly new car sales, as share of EVs hits a record 4.4 per cent in August.

First Model Y owners to do “big lap” of Australia highlight EV charging “desolation”

Bridie Schmidt

Harald Murphy and Pete Petrovsky had no illusions about the challenges as they set off - in opposite directions - on a big lap of Australia in two Tesla Model Ys.

EV news wrap from The Driven

Staff Reporters

“Vehicle-to-surgery:” Doctor uses Rivian R1T to provide power for vasectomy; How our old, inner city apartment block added electric vehicle charging; and much more.

Rooftop solar company seeks to act as a utility for community microgrids

Elisa Wood

A US residential solar company is seeking regulatory approval in California to act as a utility that owns and operates community microgrids.

Energy Insiders Podcast: How much storage is needed for 100% renewables?

Giles Parkinson & David Leitch

Windlab's David Osmond discusses his year long study into wind, solar and storage. Plus ESOO and the market cap.
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