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A leap ahead for energy efficient homes in Australia

A leap ahead for energy efficient homes in Australia

How Australia’s widespread adoption of Energy Scores holds important lessons for the U.S. residential housing market.

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2016 officially declared hottest year on record

2016 officially declared hottest year on record

The hottest year in 137 years, a mark of how much the world has warmed over the last century because of human activities, says U.S. government scientists.

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Luminous Energy wins approval for 300 MW solar farm in Qld

Luminous Energy wins approval for 300 MW solar farm in Qld

The Brisbane-based developer has obtained approval to build the solar project near Columboola, southwestern Queensland, after a seven-week review process.

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China suspends 104 planned coal power plants

China suspends 104 planned coal power plants

China’s National Energy Administration announced that 104 planned and under-construction coal power projects have been suspended.

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Saudi Arabia to focus on solar, wind in $US50bn clean energy plan

Saudi Arabia to focus on solar, wind in $US50bn clean energy plan

Saudi Arabia says it will focus on solar and wind energy in a new $US50 billion energy plan that is about to be unveiled.

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No Minister, Australia doesn’t need last century’s expensive, outdated energy

No Minister, Australia doesn’t need last century’s expensive, outdated energy

Resources Minister’s suggestion Australia could meet its climate targets by replacing ageing power stations with emerging ‘low emission’ coal-fired technology is an unrealistic fantasy.

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Renewable energy production stagnates in Germany in 2016

Renewable energy production stagnates in Germany in 2016

There were only minor changes in the share of renewables in Germany last year. The most surprising being the change in natural gas..

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Morocco: 170 MW of solar PV to be built at €0.042/kWh

Morocco: 170 MW of solar PV to be built at €0.042/kWh

Masen, Morocco’s public agency for renewable energies, has revealed that Acwa Power will develop 170 MW of solar PV plants in the country at a rate of €0.0422 per kWh.

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New York aims to replace nuclear power with clean energy

New York aims to replace nuclear power with clean energy

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo promises declining carbon emissions even as the state closes the Indian Point nuclear power plant.

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Obama just made the case for his clean energy legacy

Obama just made the case for his clean energy legacy

Obama sees the world as at a tipping point and that a clean energy revolution is already underway.

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10 clean energy facts

10 clean energy facts

Tired of endlessly debating Australia’s energy future? Here are 10 things we really know about energy to guide us through the policy fog.