A NSW consortium has revealed that its plan to create Australia’s first community-owned energy retailer are underway, in what could be the first attempt to challenge the dominance of the incumbent retailers with a completely new concept in energy delivery.
How does a supermarket deal with the grow-your-own revolution? Not like Australia’s power utilities, or we would see another industry death spiral.
Big data is paving way for mobile money, PAYG finance, and distributed solar being made accessible to rural poor of developing countries.
RET Review submission by NSW renewables company Epuron points out why Joe Hockey’s ‘utterly offensive’ wind turbine comments were particularly out of line.
If Tony Abbott wants to cripple Australia’s renewable energy industry, as many suspect, he can do so without doing anything at all. That’s because the removal of the carbon price could make long-term financing unfeasible, even if the renewables target is unchanged.
One of the tragedies of Australia’s large scale renewable energy industry is that it has an excellent policy in place. But such is the level of uncertainty about the future of that policy, the industry cannot move forward.
Korea, China move toward emissions trading schemes, while other major trading partners make policy and investment decisions that directly contradict Australia’s approach.
Germany launches onto Green Bond market with largest single issuance ever, as Zurich doubles its $1bn commitment, and China takes aim.