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Tuesday December 11, 2018

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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
Sep 27 2018
Renewable Energy Target Won't be Extended

The renewable energy target will not be replaced with "anything" when it expires in 2020, Energy Minister Angus Taylor has confirmed.

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Energy
Sep 27 2018
Scam Warning for Victorian Solar Scheme

Scammers have tried to cash in on the Victorian government's $1.3 billion solar power subsidy scheme.

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Energy
Sep 18 2018
Greens $9 Billion Energy Wish for Victoria

Victoria will be totally reliant on renewable energy by 2030 under a $9 billion plan released by the Greens, if the party wields any power after...

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Energy
Sep 14 2018
Lowest Cost for Solar Panels in Aus: Study

Australia has the lowest cost for solar panels in the world, a new study on growing demand for renewable energy has found.

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Energy
Sep 12 2018
Victorian Gov't Beefs up Renewable Energy

New solar and wind farms will pump more than 900 megawatts of energy into Victoria's grid following the state government's reverse auction.

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Energy
Sep 12 2018
AGL Exits Solar Installation Business

AGL has announced it will exit its rooftop solar business, incurring a $47 million loss in the process as a result of writedowns and closure costs.

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Energy
Aug 31 2018
Enviro Groups Slam Vic Libs' Energy Plan

Victorian environment groups say a Liberal election pledge for $50 million-plus renewable energy projects to use 75 per cent local materials is putting the horse before...

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Energy
Aug 22 2018
Businesses Mourns 'Death' of Energy Policy

Australia's business community is furious the National Energy Guarantee has been effectively dumped, along with a pledge to legislate a cut to emissions in the electricity...

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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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