There’s a huge surge in solar production under way – and Australia could show the world how to use it
22 Sep 2022
An article by Andrew Blakers appeared in The Conversation today, and was republished in Renew Economy.
Dramatic changes in Australia illustrate the future of the American electricity system
5 Jul 2022
An article by Andrew Blakers appeared in Energy Central today, exploring the the changing electricity system in Australia, and implications for the United States.
To triple transmission capacity, landowners and neighbours need to be paid more
31 May 2022
An article by Andrew Blakers appeared in Renew Economy today, exploring the future need for transmission in Australia, and fair compensation for landholders and neighbours hosting the transmission towers.
Mass storage is a solved problem
18 May 2022
An article by Andrew Blakers appeared in Energy Central today.
Renewables snapshot – Are we on track to decarbonise the globe?
16 May 2022
An article by Andrew Blakers appeared in Renew Economy today, exploring the current growth rates of solar and wind, and the work ahead to build out renewables to electrify everything and decarbonise...
Renewables in 2021
26 Apr 2022
An article by Andrew Blakers appeared in Energy Central today, detailing the renewable electricity capacity increases in 2021.
Australia plans to be a big green hydrogen exporter to Asian markets – but they don’t need it
4 Apr 2022
An article by Andrew Blakers and Cheng Cheng appeared in the Conversation today, and has been republished in Renew Economy.
Win over renewable naysayers in Indonesia
14 Mar 2022
An article by Ryan Wong and David Silalahi appeared in Fulcrum today, exploring the need for renewable energy in Indonesia, and the likely affordable cost. Indonesia could reap huge benefits from using...
Big battery plans for Pilbara ignore massive pumped-hydro potential
14 Feb 2022
An article by Andrew Blakers appeared in Renew Economy today, in response to the news that Fortescue Metals Group plan to build a 5.4 GW solar and wind project in the Pilbara,...
Batteries get hyped, but pumped hydro provides the vast majority of long-term energy storage essential for renewable power – ...
20 Jan 2022
This article by Andrew Blakers, Bin Lu, and Matthew Stocks appeared in The Conversation today.