Billionaire Bill Gates claims tbreakthroughs are needed for the energy transition and that funding should be diverted to. One wonders what would have become of Microsoft if we had waited for Ultrabooks before buying computers.
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As Abbott govt pulls out all stops to get Adani mega-coal mine over the line, Qld treasurer says it’s ‘not the be-all and end-all’.
Enova wants to champion local ownership and a 100% renewable energy target in a market dominated by big players, out-of-area projects and fossil fuel interests.
A new electricity retailer that will focus on smart meters, rooftop solar and battery storage is about to emerge in Australia.
How “flexiwatts” can reduce customer bills and lower grid costs by creating flexible demand options.
Peabody Energy recently submitted expert testimony to the Minnesota Public Utilities commission arguing that, ”CO2 is not harmful and is actually good for the planet”
The world’s largest manufacturer of wind turbines, Vestas Wind Systems, announced record first-half orders last week as profits exceeded analyst estimates.
Coal consumption may be peaking much earlier than anticipated in official government statements – and so pointing to an early peaking of carbon emissions.
While utilities in US continue to imply that large-scale solar projects are more economical than small ones, the data is telling another story.
Climate Council says scientific argument that 2°C a ‘safe’ level of warming is weakening, and society must almost completely decarbonise in 30-35 years, or sooner, to tackle climate change effectively.
The Victorian Energy Efficiency Target – a scheme that was to be scrapped under Coalition – has been extended by 2 years, the target boosted by 20%.