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Wind and solar supply more than 50 pct of Australia’s main grid for first time – RenewEconomy

Wind and solar provide more than 50 per cent of supply for Australia’s main grid for more than three hours on Saturday.

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The share of renewable energy broke new records for the third consecutive day on Saturday, with wind and solar providing more than 50 per cent of the demand on Australia’s main grid for the first time, and for more than three hours.
The strong wind and fine solar conditions across much of the eastern states – along with relatively low demand due to mild weather and the start of the holiday weekend in some states – contributed to the record breaking streak.
On Saturday, in the late morning, the…

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