Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced business commentators. Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many years, and in 2005 he founded Eureka Report - Australia’s #1 online investment report. Along with Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz, Alan also founded Business Spectator, the popular business news and commentary website. Alan is the regular finance presenter on the ABC News and producer of the popular nightly graph (or two).
An auction for 500MW of solar PV in India has thrown up some power price bids that could mean wind and gas are in for serious competition. But it leaves one wondering why Australian solar projects are so far off the mark.
A new report says wind is already the least-cost option for new grid capacity in many markets and - with exciting growth looming in Brazil, Mexico, and South Africa - could increase seven-fold in 15 years.