Australia is on track to reach its Paris Agreement renewable energy target by 2025 Australia is set to reach its target of 100% renewable energy by the early 2030’s, provided current uptake of renewable energy options in the residential and commercial sectors remains strong. The Australian renewables energy industry will install more than 10 gigawatts of new solar and wind power before the end of 2019 and if that rate is maintained, Australia would reach 50% of its renewables target in 2025. The reduction target, set under the famed Paris Agreement into global climate change, forms part of a commitment made by Australia in 2015 to cut carbon emissions nationwide by up to 28% of 2005 levels by the year 2030. The introduction of the ‘Paris Agreement’ to combat climate change held in Paris, France on 12 December 2015. It represents reductions of around 52% in emissions per capita and around 65% in the emissions intensity of the economy between 2005 and 2030. Homeowners and industry have embraced the renewables challenge so well that it now seems possible the nation will reach the equivalent of 100% renewables for its electricity supply well before then. A report by the Energy […]

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