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Articles by Oliver Wagg

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Australian utilities urged to prepare for rapid storage adoption

Australian utilities urged to prepare for rapid storage adoption

Battery storage developers say cost competitive storage options are only a few years away, and utilities need to be ahead of the curve.

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Acousticians sound off over rising tide of wind farm opposition

Acousticians sound off over rising tide of wind farm opposition

Acoustic engineers are frustrated as wind farm opponents – often supported by anonymous donors – snub scientific evidence in favour of myth and misinformation.

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Greens' Milne scolds 'defeatist' clean energy industry

Greens’ Milne scolds ‘defeatist’ clean energy industry

Christine Milne calls on Australia’s clean energy industry to ‘stand up’ for good policy and reject any dilution of the Renewable Energy Target.

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Time to get excited about biogas

Time to get excited about biogas

Biogas is both a versatile renewable energy source, and great way to cut emissions. For the Australian farming sector, that’s something to get excited about.

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Insight: Australia's wind energy setback - tracing origins of 2km rule

Insight: Australia’s wind energy setback – tracing origins of 2km rule

The 2km setback rule for wind farm development has crippled Victoria’s wind industry and threatens the same in NSW. So what’s the reasoning behind it?

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Broadbent narrows down choices for head of CEFC

Broadbent narrows down choices for head of CEFC

As CEFC chair conducts interviews for the role of CEO of the $10bn authority, she says Australia struggles with concept of energy as scarce resource.

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Tracking big solar's success in the outback

Tracking big solar’s success in the outback

Solar Cities’ Sam Latz on the success of the NT Uterne PV plant, and the challenge facing future large-scale solar projects: reducing the risk premium.