Data sources

We have used solar irradiance data from Solcast.

Pumped hydro energy storage

Cost model

Simplified PHES Calculator (xlsx, 12 KB)



100% renewables is easier and cheaper than most people think presentation by Prof Andrew Blakers at the Applied Energy Symposium MIT August 2021 (PPTX, 57 M)

Video of presentation:

2020 aims to make historical wind data more widely available to researchers and industry stakeholders. It provides 40 years of hourly wind speed and generation statistics to help with wind resource modelling.

PVSC47 100% Renewable Energy Tutorial


Australia's emissions are peaking (PDF, 419 K)

Powering ahead: Australia leading the world in renewable energy build rates (PDF, 1.1 M)

Australia: the renewable energy superstar (PDF, 410 K)


Australia's renewable energy industry is delivering rapid and deep emissions cuts (PDF, 377 K)

Renewable project pipeline (xlsx, 253 K)

A detailed description of the capability of STORES to provide ancillary services (PDF, 216 K)

Identification of potential STORES Renewable Energy Zones (PDF, 3.2 M)

An analysis of potential STORES environmental and water consumption impacts (PDF, 703 K)

A comparison of STORES with other energy storage technologies, gas and biomass generation (PDF, 139 K)

International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaic (ITRPV) 2017 Results

IRENA Renewable Energy Capacity Statistics 2018

Renewables 21 Global Status Report for 2018


Summary - 100% renewable electricity in Australia (PDF, 110K)

100% renewable electricity in Australia (PDF, 2MB)

IRENA Renewable Energy Capacity Statistics 2017

Boom and Bust 2017: Tracking the global coal plant pipeline

Renewables 21 Global Status Report for 2017


Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market Preliminary Report (PDF, 678KB)

ANU Energy Change Institute Annual Report 2016 (PDF, 1.5MB)


CO2CRC Power Generation Report

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