In his article “Rush to renewables as coal cools” in the Australian on Thursday 7th September, Andrew White used a reproduction of the RenewEconomy-sponsored NEM-Watch Fuel Type Widget to help his readers understand the fuel mix that was occurring for one 5-minute period (the 16:30 “dispatch interval”) the previous day. The widget also has been designed to help those not so familiar with – part of our effort to help with Energy Literacy in more general terms.
For those who did not see it, here’s the image (with a few clarifications, to help with the understandability):
We appreciate every opportunity to help people understand what’s happening in Australia’s energy sector (particularly the “National Electricity Market”), and would invite readers to visit the live copy of the NEM-Watch Widget to watch as the fuel mix changes through each and every day.
No charge, if you want to embed this on your website – thanks to the widget’s sponsor, RenewEconomy! Just click the <EMBED> button on the widget and follow the instructions.