Landholders to benefit from energy demand

Friday 13 December 2019
Map of Australia showing amount of land needed to power Australia with 100% renewables

In coming decades as we transition to renewable energy in response to a climate change, Australia's excellent wind and solar resources will increasingly provide landowners with a bonanza of renewable energy opportunities, according to Professor Ken Baldwin when he was addressing the National Renewables in Agriculture conference and expo in Wagga Wagga.

Professor Baldwin is the Director of the ANU Energy Change Institute, Canberra.

He told the audience the electricity sector is the low hanging fruit for reducing emissions, and will require an expansion of solar and wind farms into regional areas to gradually replace centralised fossil-fuel generators on the coast.

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