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Articles by Sophie Vorrath and Giles Parkinson

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Renewables industry frets as Warburton signals change to RET

Renewables industry frets as Warburton signals change to RET

CEC open letter signed by 17 leading renewables companies calls for RET certainty, warns of sovereign risk, rising electricity prices if RET changed.

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Abbott's clean energy cull: The green projects we may never see

Abbott’s clean energy cull: The green projects we may never see

Abbott’s demolition of green energy support means we may never see a host of exciting new technologies – from solar, to geothermal, wave and algae.

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Oz solar seen at 23GW by 2030, driven by 'unstoppable' rooftop PV

Oz solar seen at 23GW by 2030, driven by ‘unstoppable’ rooftop PV

BNEF says ‘unstoppable’ rooftop PV market will lift total solar capacity in Australia to 23GW by 2030, with number of homes and businesses jumping five-fold to 5 million. In the large-scale market, solar will quickly displace wind as most attractive renewable energy source.

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China's 14GW solar target 'challenged' by policy uncertainty

China’s 14GW solar target ‘challenged’ by policy uncertainty

Deutsche Bank questions China’s 2014 installed solar PV target, citing policy uncertainty, problems with project finance and implementation as hurdles.

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India's dirty coal problem – and why it's bad news for Australia

India’s dirty coal problem – and why it’s bad news for Australia

IPCC says China and other emerging economies will scale back fossil fuels to cut air pollution. This graph from new HSBC report explains why.

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Queensland axes 8c/kWh solar feed-in tariff

Queensland axes 8c/kWh solar feed-in tariff

Qld removes 8c/kWh rooftop solar tariff, leaving households to negotiate with retailers. Industry says move will encourage households to install battery storage.