South Australia Sees a Full Solar Future

South Australia Sees a Full Solar Future

The demand for energy in South Australia, Australia’s fifth-largest state (by population), is estimated at just over 1700 megawatts per hour (MW). That demand comes from 1.76 million people, and approximately A$50 billion in business a year. On Sunday, October...
Wind Farms Are Now Iowa’s Largest Power Source

Wind Farms Are Now Iowa’s Largest Power Source

In Iowa, 3.18 million people and all of their industry use an estimated 46 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity a year. A 2014 report by the state’s energy commission reported that 23 coal-powered plants produced the majority of that energy, approximately 36 TWh. But...