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OpenNEM: An open platform for National Electricity Market data

OpenNEM: An open platform for National Electricity Market data

Energy Transition Hub is pleased to launch the OpenNEM project with the ‘alpha’ release of our website and our new widget in RenewEconomy.

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Tamil Nadu is India’s model for low-cost renewables

Tamil Nadu is India’s model for low-cost renewables

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu capable of doubling its wind energy capacity by 2027 and increasing its solar capacity six-fold.

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Germany to set end date for coal power in 2019

Germany to set end date for coal power in 2019

A commission will decide the timeline for phasing out coal, under a coalition deal agreed between social democrats and Angela Merkel’s conservatives

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Cape Town is almost out of water. Could Australian cities suffer same fate?

Cape Town is almost out of water. Could Australian cities suffer same fate?

With water storages running low, residents of Cape Town get drinking water in the early morning from a mountain spring collection point.

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The long and winding road to tariff reform

The long and winding road to tariff reform

In first of three articles on electricity network tariff reform, we look at Tariff Structure Statements, and why you should care about them.

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Chile declares start of coal power phase-out

Chile declares start of coal power phase-out

President Michelle Bachelet says Chile will not build new coal plants without carbon capture and begin talks to replace existing capacity with cleaner sources.

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NAIF: Any port in a storm

NAIF: Any port in a storm

NAIF’s first loan – to the oil and gas industry – is an effective subsidy to accelerate climate change.

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NextEra: World’s leading renewables installer powers on

NextEra: World’s leading renewables installer powers on

Best performing utility in US says it will be soon be cheaper to install new renewables than to continue operating existing coal and nuclear plants.

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Trump’s solar tariff backfires: It hits red states and U.S. taxpayers harder than China

Trump’s solar tariff backfires: It hits red states and U.S. taxpayers harder than China

White House wanted to use solar tariffs to punish China, but it will end up punishing the states that voted for him the most.

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5 reasons why clean energy future can’t be stopped

5 reasons why clean energy future can’t be stopped

No longer must we wonder whether renewable energy resources can power our future economy, but rather, “how quickly”.

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Australia’s ‘electric car revolution’ won’t happen automatically

Australia’s ‘electric car revolution’ won’t happen automatically

Electric cars might finally be having their moment in Australia, but falling costs alone won’t convert consumer sentiment into actual sales.