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Environmental Tick for WA Renewable Hub
Energy
Tuesday May 5 2020

Environmental Tick for WA Renewable Hub

A massive solar and wind project in Western Australia's Pilbara region has been recommended for approval by the state's environmental watchdog.

Hydrogen to cut Aust carbon footprint
Energy
Friday February 21 2020

Hydrogen to cut Aust carbon footprint

Cutting Australia's carbon footprint by introducing renewable hydrogen to the gas supply network will be trialled in South Australia and Victoria.

Energy planning will cut emissions, costs
Energy
Thursday December 12 2019

Energy planning will cut emissions, costs

More than 30 gigawatts of new clean power generation will be needed over the next 20 years, as almost two-thirds of Australia's coal-fired power reaches the...

Hydrogen plan to start with carbon capture
Energy
Thursday December 5 2019

Hydrogen plan to start with carbon capture

Australia's hydrogen strategy is being kicked off with draft laws making it easier for an offshore carbon capture project to go ahead.

Backup power ready as grid braces for heat
Energy
Wednesday December 4 2019

Backup power ready as grid braces for heat

Extreme temperatures will put coal-fired power plants under stress this summer, but backup electricity sources should be able to prevent any blackouts.

Australia’s emissions dip as exports rise
Green
Friday November 29 2019

Australia’s emissions dip as exports rise

As Australia prepares for a UN climate summit in Spain, a new report shows annual greenhouse gas emissions have dipped slightly, mainly due to more renewable...

Feds ‘blocking’ states on renewable energy
Energy
Tuesday November 26 2019

Feds ‘blocking’ states on renewable energy

The lack of a nationally consistent renewable energy policy set by the federal government is damaging investor confidence in the sector, the Climate Council says.

Australia must exit coal by 2030: report
Energy
Friday November 22 2019

Australia must exit coal by 2030: report

Australia needs to stop burning coal by 2030 if it wants to help limit global warming to 1.5 degrees, a new report warns.

SA’s big battery set for 50pc expansion
Energy
Wednesday November 20 2019

SA’s big battery set for 50pc expansion

South Australia's big battery is being expanded by 50 per cent to help the state's electricity network transition to more renewable power sources.

Energy
22 Jul, 2019
Report says $1bln benefit from alt energy

Integrating alternative power sources into the electricity grid could generate more than $1 billion in benefits to customers, but the grid is currently unable to process...

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Energy
21 Mar, 2019
Victoria Solar Farm Bid Sparks Complaints

Plans to build a $195 million solar farm in central Victoria have been deferred after complaints about glare, construction dust and a loss of farming land. 

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Energy
12 Feb, 2019
Renewables Not Responsible for Outages, Grattan Says

Blaming renewable energy for failures of the reliability of Australia's electricity supply is wrong and dangerous, a new report says. 

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Energy
11 Feb, 2019
No interest loans for NSW household solar

Up to 300,000 households across NSW will be able to install solar panels and batteries with no upfront costs under an interest-free loan scheme offered by...

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Energy
11 Feb, 2019
Energy projects awarded almost $10m

A "traffic controller" program on the NSW electricity grid to control energy sent to the system from household rooftop solar or batteries is among projects receiving...

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Energy
27 Sep, 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
27 Sep, 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
18 Sep, 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
14 Sep, 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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