100% renewable electricity in Australia

100% renewable electricity in Australia

We present an energy balance analysis of the Australian National Electricity Market (NEM) in a 100% renewable energy scenario in which wind and photovoltaics (PV) provides 90% of the annual electricity. The key outcome of our modelling is that the additional cost of balancing renewable energy supply withdemand on an hourly basis throughout the year is modest: AU$25-30/MWh (US$19-23/MWh). [Lire plus]