AEMO says renewables will push out fossil fuel generation, but over-capacity will remain. It doesn’t expect geothermal to make a mark until after 2038.
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CBD Energy completes first UK solar project financed by green bonds, seeks buyer for Taralga wind project in Australia.
The Australian bank gives UK public-housing contractor as much as $197 million to fund $0 upfront solar installations across Britain. Will Australia follow?
Senators Madigan and Xenophon ride to rescue of CEFC, while Greens Senator Ludlam makes a speech that should have been made by a conservative.
ARENA-backed study by Qantas and Shell finds Australia could support its own aviation biofuel industry, if significant obstacles were removed.
NSW planning department has approved the development of a 55 turbine wind farm near Collector, north of ACT, despite vocal opposition.
Labor and Greens claim important win as climate repeal bills separated. Government continues to brand CEFC as ‘highly speculative’, while Labor accuses the Coalition of creating a new slush fund, and the Greens accuse it of acting out of ‘ideological spite’ and climate denial. So much for a bipartisan approach to climate!
AGL says construction of its 102MW Nyngan PV plant – the largest such plant in the Southern Hemisphere – will begin in January 2014.
Oz renewables group reports earnings rise, mostly from South American ops; more Saudi money for Dyesol; 117MW wind farm for Jordan; 2 community solar wins.
The prospects of huge coal mining project in Galilee Basin dim as infrastructure commitment downgraded and new concerns over ability to get finance.
AquaGen unveils clean energy first: retrofittable wave power technology to transform floating oil rigs from energy consumers into energy absorbers.
Report finds falling demand, driven by policy uncertainty, has sent Australia’s rooftop solar market into a decline that could cost more than 3,400 jobs.
Carnegie Wave raises $4m to fast-track next-gen CETO. Aust’s largest grid-connected PV system installed at Vic aged-care home; new Oz head for Trina Solar.