On our holidays we discovered areas which have 90 per cent solar penetration and tracking technology on a human scale. And we are reminded, while peering below the ocean surface at the marvels of coral gardens and the awe-inspiring whale sharks and killer whales, exactly why we want emissions free generation.
We also look at the Victoria rebate scheme, which sold out its July quota in just three days, and wonder if further improvements can be made. And we wrap up some of the latest news on solar around the world, and on electric vehicles.
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Renewable Energy Is Becoming Popular. Over the course of its recent history, renewable energy has had a fight on its hands. Traditional forms of energy production like coal and oil have made it difficult for renewable energy to become as popular. That, however, is starting to change. By 2018, renewable energy will be around 25% of the world’s gross power generation. In other words, one quarter of the world’s energy output will come from renewable energy sources.