Australia

Gupta says coal no longer cheapest energy

July 23, 2018 ecodaily 0

  The UK billionaire who bought South Australia’s troubled Whyalla steelworks says Australians are yet to grasp that new coal-fired electricity is more expensive to produce than solar power. Sanjeev Gupta is investing $2 billion […]

Economics

Renewable Energy Grows, Boosting U.S. Economy

February 25, 2018 ecodaily 0

  The “Sustainable Energy in America Factbook” finds that renewable energy (including hydro) was up 14 percent in 2017, bringing the renewables total in U.S. electricity generation to an unprecedented 18 percent––twice as much as in 2008. […]