Green and renewable energy produced a record share of Australia’s electricity in 2016, with a slew of new projects putting Australia right on track to reaching the 2020 Renewable Energy Target. More than 17% of Australia’s electricity came from renewable sources last year, which is up from 14.6% in 2015. This is due to greater rainfall in some key hydro catchments together with a series of new wind and solar projects according to a report from the Clean Energy Council. Kane Thornton, Clean Energy Council chief executive said that the renewables industry was set for another record year this 2017. Click here to read the full story on SBS
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