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Category: Queensland Government

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NSW, Queensland seek to protect network revenues at COAG

NSW, Queensland seek to protect network revenues at COAG

NSW and Queensland – which still own their networks – block reforms that could lower network costs. Meanwhile, Finkel sings praises of pumped hydro and household battery storage to COAG energy ministers.

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Is it ok for the regulator to ignore electricity networks’ extraordinary profits?

Is it ok for the regulator to ignore electricity networks’ extraordinary profits?

Australia’s monopoly electricity networks are the most profitable businesses in Australia. And the consumer pays, and pays.

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Coal? What coal? Reef doing great, say ministers

Coal? What coal? Reef doing great, say ministers

Federal and Queensland environment ministers say “significant progress” being made on protecting, improving health of Great Barrier Reef.

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QUT partners with Sumitomo to test super efficient CPV solar technology

QUT partners with Sumitomo to test super efficient CPV solar technology

QUT to test Sumitomo CPV solar technology for Qld climate, with view to add redox flow battery storage “in due course.”

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Queensland’s 50% renewable energy plan: More work required

Queensland’s 50% renewable energy plan: More work required

Queensland’s 50% renewable target is a great idea and achievable, but its current plans will need radical change.

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Abbott all over again? Coalition ramps up attack on renewables

Abbott all over again? Coalition ramps up attack on renewables

Coalition campaign against state-based renewables targets – and the deployment of its most potent weapon, policy uncertainty – has reached new heights over the past couple of months. Could Turnbull trump Abbott?

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Queensland smashes myths about renewables, and South Australia

Queensland smashes myths about renewables, and South Australia

Putting aside its support for coal mining, the Queensland government has done a huge service to clean energy with its RET draft report, which smashes so many renewables myths it’s hard to know where to start.

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Queensland aims for more than 10,000MW of solar by 2030

Queensland aims for more than 10,000MW of solar by 2030

Solar will rival coal as the biggest source of electricity supply by 2030 under the scenarios outlined by the state’s expert panel on the 50% renewable target.

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Queensland lays out three "cost neutral" paths to 50% renewables

Queensland lays out three “cost neutral” paths to 50% renewables

Queensland panel says 50% renewables by 2030 not just doable, it will be “cost neutral” to consumers and won’t affect reliability. It maps out three scenarios that will add more than 6,000 jobs, more than $5bn to state economy and cost a fraction of Coalition forecasts.

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Qld accused of "indefensible and reckless" support of Carmichael coal mine

Qld accused of “indefensible and reckless” support of Carmichael coal mine

Green groups say latest Queensland govt move to fast-track Carmichael coal mine development “indefensible” and “reckless.”

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Queensland court rejects climate appeal against Galilee coal mine

Queensland court rejects climate appeal against Galilee coal mine

Qld Court of Appeal sides against climate and with Rinehart, state govt, who argue coal from other mines would substitute environmental damage of Alpha if it didn’t go ahead.