Australian news, and some related international items

May 31 Energy News



¶ Australia’s Great Barrier Reef lost nearly a third of its corals in the past year, officials said. Coral Surveys show that 29% of corals died in 2016. Researchers say that climate change is a significant driver behind the coral loss and experts have said the window is closing fast to cut the greenhouse gas emissions harming the reef. [BBC]

Bleached coral (Photo: ARC Center)

¶ National Grid has insisted it can cope with increasing amounts of solar in the UK’s energy mix as the technology set a new generation record last week. Ideal weather conditions swept the UK on May 26, when solar power supplied just under a quarter (24.3%) of the UK’s total demand, but National Grid says it can deal with that. [Clean Energy News]

¶ Under a new program, Uzbekistan plans to implement 810 renewable energy projects, for a total of…

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