How business can go solar at no upfront cost – Demand Manager

>>JEFF BYE (Demand Manager): There’s over a million Australian roofs in Australia with solar panels, producing free energy from the sun. With the right finance, some businesses can now get solar power at no upfront cost.>>GARY GEORGIOU (Safari Firearms) We never thought much about electricity use until a few years ago. Then our electricity bills […]

The Continued Rise of Renewable Energy

With increasing global demand in renewable energy, where are the best opportunities for companies going forward? I’m Peter Wilson, and I’m joined today by John McCann. John is a managing director in the Global Power and Utilities Group at Barclays Investment Bank and has over 15 years of power experience in investment banking and consulting. […]

Price Controls, Subsidies, and the Risks of Good Intentions: Crash Course Economics #20

Adriene: Welcome to Crash Course Economics. My name is Adriene Hill Jacob: And I’m Jacob Clifford, and today we’re going to talk about good intentions, and how they can go wrong. Price controls can derail markets. And subsidies can distort them. Adriene: And “deadweight” isn’t just a good description of your ex. [Theme Music] Jacob: […]

The ‘duck curve’ is solar energy’s greatest challenge

When you flip a light switch, you expect it to work right? All of your appliances work, because your power company has electricity ready to transmit. For a lot of customers. And utility companies have gotten really good at anticipating that demand. But a rise in solar energy production is making their jobs a bit […]