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Category: Australian Federal Government

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Counting the cost of Tony Abbott's war on renewables

Counting the cost of Tony Abbott’s war on renewables

Tony’s Abbott’s war on renewables was meant to reduce electricity prices. But it has done the opposite—and a lot more.

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Solar monitoring company wins $2.1m ARENA grant

Solar monitoring company wins $2.1m ARENA grant

Solar Analytics awarded $2.1m grant funding from ARENA to fast-track its household solar monitoring technology.

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With battery storage, the Kodak moment has finally arrived

With battery storage, the Kodak moment has finally arrived

Despite the Coalition talking down renewables, the Kodak moment has finally arrived.

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Snowy Hydro gets a boost, but 'seawater hydro' could help South Australia

Snowy Hydro gets a boost, but ‘seawater hydro’ could help South Australia

Seawater Hydro could potentially help South Australia resolve its highly publicised energy problems.

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Elon Musk has turned Australia's energy debate on its head

Elon Musk has turned Australia’s energy debate on its head

It took a couple of tweets, and at least one one-hour long phone call, but it seems pretty clear that Tesla founder, CEO and billionaire Elon Musk has helped turn the debate around energy policy in Australia on its head.

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CEFC keen to help finance S.A.'s 100MW battery storage plant

CEFC keen to help finance S.A.’s 100MW battery storage plant

CEFC says it working with SA government on finance package to support state’s 100MW battery storage project.

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Clarke and Dawe absolutely nail the Australian energy debate

Clarke and Dawe absolutely nail the Australian energy debate

Clarke and Dawe nail Australia’s energy debate in hilarious interview with “Wal Socket.”

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Weatherill tears strips off Frydenberg for renewables "trash talk"

Weatherill tears strips off Frydenberg for renewables “trash talk”

SA premier and federal energy minister go toe to toe at battery storage trial launch, in first meeting since Coalition started bagging state’s renewable plans.

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Turnbull drives stake through heart of fossil fuel industry

Turnbull drives stake through heart of fossil fuel industry

Turnbull’s $2 billion pumped hydro scheme paves way for 100% renewable grid driven mostly by wind and solar, and kills any chance of more gas and coal fired generation. It also makes nuclear redundant and turns conversation away from “baseload” power concepts.

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Risk to return: investors focus on climate-proofing Australia

Risk to return: investors focus on climate-proofing Australia

The costs of ‘climate-proofing’ are already stretching into the billions of dollars, and as any doctor can tell you, the longer we leave it, the worse the consequences will be.

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The solution to Australia's gas crisis is not more gas

The solution to Australia’s gas crisis is not more gas

Many are proposing the obvious, but wrong, solution to avoiding future price hikes: develop more gas production resources. This path will fail.