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Latest anti-wind push by Senators called a 'political stitch-up'

Latest anti-wind push by Senators called a ‘political stitch-up’

CEC slams calls from anti-wind senators to cut subsidies back even further, make them conditional on adherence to federal ‘infrasound’ laws.

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Brand new German coal plant worth just one euro

Brand new German coal plant worth just one euro

The new hard coal plant going up in Hamm, Germany is apparently worthless and may never go into operation.

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CleanTech Cluster launched to support Australian green business growth

CleanTech Cluster launched to support Australian green business growth

Industry-based mechanism to give Australian cleantech companies financial and commercial backing, after Abbott government cuts federal support.

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UK govt undercuts solar support in 'full frontal attack' on renewables

UK govt undercuts solar support in ‘full frontal attack’ on renewables

Shades of Australia, as UK Tories justify potentially crippling cuts to key solar subsidies by linking them to rising electricity costs.

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Australia 2015 solar PV forecast reduced after another slow quarter

Australia 2015 solar PV forecast reduced after another slow quarter

Green Energy Markets cuts 2015 forecast for installed solar PV in Australia after one of slowest quarters sector has seen in history of small scale scheme.

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Consumer group cleared for legal challenge to NSW network prices

Consumer group cleared for legal challenge to NSW network prices

A landmark consumer legal challenge to rules governing NSW electricity prices has been granted a full hearing by the Australian Competition Tribunal.

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Infigen Energy cuts losses on US wind business, turns focus to Australia

Infigen Energy cuts losses on US wind business, turns focus to Australia

Infigen Energy agrees to sell US wind assets to cut debt and get its Australian wind energy business on a stronger financial footing.

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The YieldCo: the solar revolution meets Wall Street

The YieldCo: the solar revolution meets Wall Street

The invention of the YieldCo is a gamechanger that will enable spectacular growth of solar PV.

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Fossil fuels are finished – the rest is just detail

Fossil fuels are finished – the rest is just detail

After a more than century of domination, the global fossil fuels industry is now in terminal decline, and will be all but gone within 15-30 years. Politicians must recognise this fact, or risk making serious and damaging mistakes in climate and economic policy, investment strategy, geopolitics and defence.

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Ocean energy could supply 15% of Europe electricity by 2050

Ocean energy could supply 15% of Europe electricity by 2050

Draft report predicts EU could have 100GW of installed ocean energy capacity by 2050 – enough to supply up to 15% of the Union’s power needs.

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ARENA plans new large-scale solar funding to narrow huge cost gap with US

ARENA plans new large-scale solar funding to narrow huge cost gap with US

ARENA plans new round of funding for large-scale solar plants, in bid to bridge cost gap between Australia and rest of world.