Australia’s renewables power past national target

Thursday 5 September 2019

Australia is installing renewables at a record rate which will soon see us surpass our Renewable Energy Target.

Why this matters: Electricity generation is responsible for a significant proportion of Australia’s carbon emissions. Despite messy government policies and attempts to water down renewables development, Australia is still pushing forward with a transition to cleaner cheaper electricity generation.

Australia continues to install renewables at record rates and will surpass the scrapped target of 41,000 Gigawatt-hours (GWh) of renewable energy generation around the end of 2020 new analysis from The Australian National University (ANU) shows.

Read the full story on Australia's Science Channel. Article quotes Dr Matthew Stocks, Prof Ken Baldwin and Prof Andrew Blakers.

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