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Abbott Gov’t Attitude Towards Renewables Puts Meridian Off More Windfarms
Energy
Thursday August 20 2015

Abbott Gov’t Attitude Towards Renewables Puts Meridian Off More Windfarms

The Australian government's negative attitude to renewable energy means New Zealand windpower expert Meridian Energy sees no opportunities to build new generation there in the near...

Renewing Renewable Energy
Energy
Thursday June 4 2015

Renewing Renewable Energy

The Federal Government and Opposition have recently settled on the revised national Renewable Energy Target in an agreement likely to bring long-awaited relief to Australia’s renewable...

Renewable Energy Target has no Place in Australia: Economist
Environment
Tuesday May 19 2015

Renewable Energy Target has no Place in Australia: Economist

If government gave away free Mars Bars, they would be cheaper but it wouldn't necessarily benefit Australians.

Australia’s Clean Energy Potential Unlocked by Deal
Environment
Tuesday May 19 2015

Australia’s Clean Energy Potential Unlocked by Deal

A bipartisan deal on a pared-back renewable energy target could unlock Australia's "massive" clean power potential.

$5b Worth of Victoria Wind Farms Waiting on RET
Energy
Friday May 15 2015

$5b Worth of Victoria Wind Farms Waiting on RET

Victoria has 19 wind farms worth billions ready to go if the federal government allows the state to top up the renewable energy target.

Job Losses in Renewable Energy Sector
Energy
Tuesday April 14 2015

Job Losses in Renewable Energy Sector

More than 2000 clean energy jobs have disappeared over the past two years as the sector grapples with uncertainty sparked by a political impasse over the...

Government Not Budging on Renewable Energy Target
Energy
Thursday April 9 2015

Government Not Budging on Renewable Energy Target

The federal government has commended Labor for its latest offer on the renewable energy target, but insists it won't be budging.

PM Inching Closer to RET Deal
Environment
Saturday March 14 2015

PM Inching Closer to RET Deal

Prime Minister Tony Abbott believes his government is "inching closer" to a deal on the renewable energy target.

Political Risks to the Clean Energy Industry
Environment
Friday February 20 2015

Political Risks to the Clean Energy Industry

The clean energy industry has been living in uncertain times for the past decade, and never more so than over the past five years.