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Victoria Heat Blackouts Spark Blame Game
Energy
Tuesday January 30 2018

Victoria Heat Blackouts Spark Blame Game

Rain may be soaking Victoria but the legacy of the state's hot spell continues, as politicians squabble over who is to blame for tens of thousands...

US Solar Panel Tariff Angers Installers
Energy
Friday January 26 2018

US Solar Panel Tariff Angers Installers

US President Donald Trump has signed into law a steep tariff on imported solar panels, a move billed as a way to protect American jobs but...

Australia on Track for 2020 Renewable Target
Energy
Wednesday November 29 2017

Australia on Track for 2020 Renewable Target

Australia is set to achieve its renewable energy target for 2020 as a jump in the uptake of large scale solar projects drives growth in renewables,...

Study Urges Large Investment in Renewable Energy
Energy
Tuesday September 26 2017

Study Urges Large Investment in Renewable Energy

Australia will need up to three-quarters of its electricity coming from renewables by 2030 if it is to cut emissions in the cheapest way under a...

More Power Needed to Keep Summer Lights On
Energy
Thursday September 7 2017

More Power Needed to Keep Summer Lights On

Consumers will have to pay for generators to be kept on stand-by to fill shortfalls in electricity during summer peaks or face the prospect of blackouts.

SA, Victoria Risk Summer Blackouts
Energy
Wednesday September 6 2017

SA, Victoria Risk Summer Blackouts

South Australians and Victorians face the risk of four-hour blackouts over summer unless governments follow through on plans for new battery storage and diesel generators.

Fed’s In Talks to Keep Coal Generator Open
Energy
Wednesday September 6 2017

Fed’s In Talks to Keep Coal Generator Open

The federal government is talking to the owners of a NSW coal-fired power station about how it can convince them to keep it open beyond...

Why Energy Costs Are a Bigger Risk to Jobs than Households
Energy
Thursday August 24 2017

Why Energy Costs Are a Bigger Risk to Jobs than Households

The general media have recently latched on to the issue of rising energy costs and their impacts on household budgets.

Energy
Apr 29 2019
NSW Govt Approves Port Kembla Gas Terminal

The NSW government has given the green light to a $250 million gas terminal at Port Kembla, near Wollongong.

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Energy
Apr 18 2019
Solar Energy Jobs Doubled in 2017-18: ABS

Jobs in large-scale solar energy projects have more than doubled in a year, boosting the renewables sector, new figures show.

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Energy
Apr 9 2019
Adani Groundwater Plan Gets Green Light

The federal environment minister has given the green light to the controversial Adani Carmichael mine's groundwater plan, taking it a step closer to operation.

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Energy
Apr 9 2019
Electric Cars May Lower Power Bills: Study

Electricity costs could go down and the power grid may become more stable if there's a mass uptake of electric cars under a policy put forward...

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Energy
Apr 9 2019
Wind farms More Accepted, Watchdog says

Community concerns over wind farms are dissipating, the sector's commissioner says.

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Energy
Apr 8 2019

Calls are growing for public funds to save a solar-thermal power station planned for Port Augusta after the collapse of the $650 million project.

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Energy
Apr 2 2019
Power Stations Allowed to Pollute: Expert

Australia is letting power stations get away with emitting high levels of toxic pollution that countries like India and Bangladesh are actively working to reduce because...

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Energy
Apr 2 2019
Industry key to Labor's Climate Plan

Australia's biggest polluters will have to cut their emissions but could find themselves making money doing so under a Labor government.

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Energy
Mar 29 2019
New Coal Projects Decline Globally: Report

The number of coal-fired power plants developed globally dropped steeply last year, a new report reveals.

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