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How Commercial Buildings Could Generate Their Own Energy
Buildings
Thursday August 2 2018

How Commercial Buildings Could Generate Their Own Energy

Around much of Australia, the presence of solar panels on roofs has become commonplace.

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...

SA to Get Giant Solar Thermal Power Plant
Energy
Tuesday August 15 2017

SA to Get Giant Solar Thermal Power Plant

A giant solar thermal power plant, made up of 12,000 billboard size mirrors collecting the sun's rays, is to be built in South Australia's mid-north.

SA’s Big Battery Just Another ‘Big Thing’
Energy
Friday July 28 2017

SA’s Big Battery Just Another ‘Big Thing’

Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has ridiculed South Australia's big battery deal after saying Australians are sick and tired of watching politicians fight over the right energy...

NT Remote Communities to Receive Solar Power
Energy
Tuesday July 25 2017

NT Remote Communities to Receive Solar Power

The Northern Territory government has installed more than 10,000 solar panels across 10 remote Aboriginal communities in a bid to provide a more secure energy supply...

Premier Defends SA’s Battery Power Plan
Energy
Tuesday July 11 2017

Premier Defends SA’s Battery Power Plan

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has brushed aside federal government disinterest in the state's plan to build the world's biggest battery to help stabilise its energy...

Australia’s Confused Energy Policy Debacle
Energy
Tuesday April 4 2017

Australia’s Confused Energy Policy Debacle

Wind back to 2012 and publications such as The Economist were hailing Australia’s energy policy through its carbon tax as an example for the world to...

Energy
Aug 9 2018
Energy Minister Rejects Victorian Demands

Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has torpedoed a list of demands from Victoria that could have secured the state's support for the Turnbull government's energy policy.

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Energy
Aug 2 2018
Energy Policy Key to Renewables, Prices

Australians will be denied cheaper electricity unless swift action is taken on a national energy policy, the Turnbull government has been advised.

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Energy
Jun 6 2018
Green Light for $1 billion Queensland Wind Farm

The Queensland government has given the green light to a $1 billion wind farm that will be one of the largest in Australia.

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Energy
May 30 2018
Hydro, Wind Equal for Australia Renewable Power

Wind and hydro provided near identical amounts of power to the electricity system for the first time last year.

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Energy
Mar 7 2018
Solar Systems Smash Record Installations

The sun continues to shine on Australia's solar industry with a record 3.5 million panels installed on our rooftops last year.

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Energy
Feb 28 2018
Govt's Renewable Energy Boss Steps Down

The man who has guided $3.5 billion of federal government investments in new renewable energy technology is stepping down after six years in the job.

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Energy
Feb 23 2018
Energy Dominates SA Election Campaign

Nick Xenophon has vowed to "keep the bastards accountable" on energy costs and will pull the plug on any South Australian minority government if it can't...

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Energy
Feb 22 2018
Solar Farms Using Backpacker Labour: Union

Solar farms in Queensland are being built by backpacker labour rather than qualified electricians, a parliamentary inquiry has heard.

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Mining
Feb 7 2018
Work Set to Start on Queensland Wind Farm Project

As debate rages over Adani's controversial Carmichael coal mine, construction will quietly begin on Australia's largest wind farm project in the same state.

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