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Category: Governments

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New York aims to replace nuclear power with clean energy

New York aims to replace nuclear power with clean energy

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo promises declining carbon emissions even as the state closes the Indian Point nuclear power plant.

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Obama just made the case for his clean energy legacy

Obama just made the case for his clean energy legacy

Obama sees the world as at a tipping point and that a clean energy revolution is already underway.

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We need a fair price for solar - and we need it now

We need a fair price for solar – and we need it now

ESCOSA decision to remove the minimum price for solar exports shows lack of understanding in the South Australian electricity market.

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In 2017, regulators should fight for consumers, not incumbents

In 2017, regulators should fight for consumers, not incumbents

Despite predictions that consumers – households and businesses – will be supplying half of all electricity needs within a few decades, the automatic reflex of the institutions that govern our electricity market remains to protect the incumbents. This needs to change.

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Spain looks to re-boot renewables as economy recovers

Spain looks to re-boot renewables as economy recovers

Spain has been the subject of some myth-making and stereo-typing about its renewable energy industry and its overall economy.

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No new coal fired power plants for India

No new coal fired power plants for India

India’s new draft National Electricity Plan concludes India does not require any new coal-fired power stations and its energy minister says it must look beyond fossil fuels.

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The madness behind a Chief Scientist report on energy

The madness behind a Chief Scientist report on energy

You couldn’t dream up the crazy set of events that have driven fears that South Australia is a sign of the threats to come to power supply reliability.

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Nothing fickle about Finkel

Nothing fickle about Finkel

In the wash up of this week’s COAG Energy meeting, there’s a real risk the importance of the Finkel Review will be lost.

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The renewable energy investment drought has broken

The renewable energy investment drought has broken

Investors feel like they have been sandwiched between Cory Bernardi and Bob Brown, but there are finally signs that the investment drought for wind and solar is over.

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Fresh energy needed to cut through silly season fiasco

Fresh energy needed to cut through silly season fiasco

Last week served as a reminder – as if we needed another one – that climate policy is still a wild ride in Australian politics.

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Malcolm Roberts joins Trump's climate deniers in fight for "freedom"

Malcolm Roberts joins Trump’s climate deniers in fight for “freedom”

Senator Malcolm Roberts has met with some of world’s most notorious and longest-serving climate science deniers to help put their stamp on the new Trump administration.