Report: Australia can achieve 100% renewables by 2030 at same cost as fossil-fuel strategy

08/26/2013 | Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

An Australian government report based on data from several sources suggests that achieving 100% renewable energy by 2030 would have the same price as increasing fossil fuel generation capacity. "What this [summary] is saying that for around the same price, you can build 100 per cent renewable energy and completely protect yourselves from all of those risks," said Jenny Riesz, a research associate at the University of New South Wales Center for Energy and Environmental Markets.

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