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The Parkinson Report

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    The reign of coal is over, but the reign of fossil fools is not

    The reign of coal is over, but the reign of fossil fools is not

    The news gets worse and worse for the coal industry, but the smart investors have already bailed from the sector. Despite this, Australia continues to bet the future of its economy on a commodity in terminal decline, and turn its back on the technologies of the future.

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    Why $100bn invested in wind or solar will produce more energy than oil

    Why $100bn invested in wind or solar will produce more energy than oil

    $100 billion invested in wind, or solar PV, will result is significantly more energy yield as the same amount invested in oil, according to a new analysis. This is particularly true when wind and solar is used to charge electric vehicles. By 2035, wind could produce 6-times more energy per dollar invested than oil.

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    Why Big Oil will need renewables to save its business

    Why Big Oil will need renewables to save its business

    Major new report says Big Oil’s business model is waning, and world’s oil majors should start directing much more capital to renewable projects, so they can be the ‘energy majors’ of the future, rather than ending up as the oil majors of the past.

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    Rooftop solar future boosted as Labor pledges support

    Rooftop solar future boosted as Labor pledges support

    The future of the rooftop solar industry looks more assured after Labor pledges support for current legislation, and Save Solar campaign expands and gains political traction. However, the outlook for large scale wind and solar developments remains uncertain.

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    EVs could double grid storage capacity - at zero cost

    EVs could double grid storage capacity – at zero cost

    UBS says electric vehicles will deliver large amounts of battery storage for effectively zero incremental cost, allowing critical infrastructure to support the increase in variable renewable energy generation to be incorporated for free. And EVs could have a personalised ‘ID’ for charging and discharging.