Griffith Hack Clean & Sustainable Technologies

Australia: 100% renewable power by 2020 acheivable by Justin Blows
June 23, 2010, 10:37 am
Filed under: Feature

The not for profit organisation Beyond Zero Emissions has released a synopsis of their report titled Australian Sustainable Energy; Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan

The synopsis states that Australia could for the cost of a cup of coffee a day for every Australian, feasibly source 100% of all of Australia’s electricity from renewable sources by 2020, many times more than the 20% that the government is planning.  In particular, the report has a plan for supplying 60% of Australia’s electricity from solar, and the reminder from wind.

The report's proposed 100% renewable grid

It is an interesting report.  In contrast to previous reports that concentrate on the economics, this report includes engineering details.

Justin Blows


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