Wind energy record reached in Australia

Australia’s wind energy production hit a new high last week, according to National Electricity Market Australia has reached a new wind energy milestone, according to the country’s National Electricity Market. Powerful winds visiting the country allowed its wind farms to generate more electrical power than ever before for at least one week. The National Energy Market notes that wind power served as the new base load provider, supplying the country’s eastern states with a significant portion of their electrical power for a prolonged period of time. 91% of South Australia’s…

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Solar energy reaches new milestone in Australia

Solar energy continues to gain momentum in Australia One million households in Australia are equipped with rooftop solar energy systems. These systems were installed through various initiatives, many of which came from the Australian government. The country is eager to embrace solar energy in order to reduce its reliance on fossil-fuels, the majority of which are imported from other countries around the world. Australia also intends to leverage the power of solar energy to reduce emissions throughout the country. Exactly how much electrical power these solar energy systems account for…

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