Hunt says leaving renewable energy target as is would be equivalent of $90/tonne carbon tax. That’s true, but only if retailers refuse to build wind and solar farms.
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BHP flags carbon price, complementary policies to address climate change, former coal chief and board candidate Ian Dunlop says it’s still not enough.
IEEFA report says proposals for new coal facilities in Queensland’s Galilee Basin introduce ‘unprecedented’ levels of financial complexity and risk.
Keppel Prince mothballs wind energy manufacturing, sacks 100 as Abbott government declares war on RET and wind energy.
32 NSW councils seek federal backing to install and gather data from a broad range of PV and solar thermal technologies.
The total bill for the first nuclear reactor to be built in UK in a generation has surged more than 50%, as the EU approved subsidies that will amount for two-thirds of the extraordinary $45 billion price tag for the 3.2GW facility. Even the FT describes it as the last hurrah for the nuclear industry.
Abbott government says no changes to household solar, but wants large scale renewables target slashed by two thirds. So much for “ditching” the Warburton Review.
CEC report says Victoria could easily adjust solar and energy efficiency policy to save hundreds of millions in costs, boost jobs and cut emissions.
Going off-grid will help towns boost jobs, increase reliability of their energy supply, and lower costs. What’s to lose?
Solar industry scathing on modelling used to justify fixed and TOU tariffs. Households, particularly solar ones, set to get dudded again on network charges.
Repower Shoalhaven raised $120k in just 10 days to install a 99kW community solar system that could save the local bowling club up to $400k.