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10 clean energy start-ups pitch for investors at CEFC showcase

10 clean energy start-ups pitch for investors at CEFC showcase

$200m Clean Energy Innovation Fund is coordinating a meeting between investors and start-ups, in new push to fast-track low-carbon energy sector.

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Energy security from "clean coal", CCS & CSG. What could possibly be wrong?

Energy security from “clean coal”, CCS & CSG. What could possibly be wrong?

So what could possibly be wrong with Malcolm Turnbull’s sweeping vision of energy security, steeped in coal and gas? Well, pretty much everything.

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Does Labor really believe in its positive low-carbon economic transition?

Does Labor really believe in its positive low-carbon economic transition?

Will regional communities come out winners in Labor’s transition to a net-zero emissions economy? “Yes, no, maybe” if you listen to Shorten. It’s no wonder regional voters are confused.

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Know your NEM : Crisis continues, and more renewables is the answer

Know your NEM : Crisis continues, and more renewables is the answer

Coalition government will be grateful that more wind and solar will be built in next few years, because they will help keep a cap on electricity prices.

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Emissions intensity scheme - another act in tragic comedy of errors

Emissions intensity scheme – another act in tragic comedy of errors

The EIS proposed by Labor and others is a wasteful rob-Peter-to-pay-Paul scheme designed to favour gas, and which will lift energy prices more than they need be.

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How fossil fuel lobby tried to destroy EU climate policy

How fossil fuel lobby tried to destroy EU climate policy

New book outlines how the Magritte Group – a fossil fuel lobby – has tried to destroy climate and renewable energy policy in Europe.

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ZEN Energy reveals "Big Battery" plans for South Australia

ZEN Energy reveals “Big Battery” plans for South Australia

Adelaide-based ZEN Energy renews calls for electricity market rule changes as it reveals plans to develop a between 50-150MWh battery storage project in SA.

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Saving coal is like saving Titanic, only harder

Saving coal is like saving Titanic, only harder

Coal’s long term prospects do not look good in the US, or for that matter anywhere else

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The walking dead in Washington

The walking dead in Washington

How can a Trump Presidency be positive? Surely this is a major setback for action on climate change, inequality, human rights and global security?

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Our power grid is crying out for capacity, but should we open the gas valves?

Our power grid is crying out for capacity, but should we open the gas valves?

With high gas prices partly to blame for the electricity blackouts that hit SA this month, and gas-fired generators caught short in NSW two days later, there are calls for Australia’s onshore gas to flow much more freely.

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Shorten attacks Coalition for energy "vandalism", affirms 50% target

Shorten attacks Coalition for energy “vandalism”, affirms 50% target

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has accused the Coalition government of policy vandalism on energy, and committed to an emissions intensity scheme that he insists will deliver Labor’s target of 50 per cent renewables in the country’s electricity system by 2030. In a landmark speech at the Bloomberg headquarters in Sydney on Thursday, Shorten said Australia should […]