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Saving coal is like saving Titanic, only harder

Saving coal is like saving Titanic, only harder

Coal’s long term prospects do not look good in the US, or for that matter anywhere else

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The walking dead in Washington

The walking dead in Washington

How can a Trump Presidency be positive? Surely this is a major setback for action on climate change, inequality, human rights and global security?

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Tesla says Model 3 electric sedan on track, but results back in red

Tesla says Model 3 electric sedan on track, but results back in red

US EV and battery maker says mass-market Model 3 electric sedan on schedule to begin production in July.

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EnergyAustralia outlines plans for 100MW pumped hydro plant in SA

EnergyAustralia outlines plans for 100MW pumped hydro plant in SA

EnergyAustralia, Arup Group and Melbourne Energy Institute brief govt on plans for pumped seawater energy storage plant in SA.

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Is Malcolm Turnbull's solar + storage array enough to go off-grid?

Is Malcolm Turnbull’s solar + storage array enough to go off-grid?

The PM has a lot of solar and a lot of storage at his Point Piper home, and would need a lot more of both to go off grid. But would it be enough for the average household?

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Malcolm Turnbull has battery storage installed in Point Piper home

Malcolm Turnbull has battery storage installed in Point Piper home

PM Malcolm Turnbull has installed battery storage at his Point Piper home and upgraded his rooftop solar system.

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Tesla drops ‘Motors’ from name in bid for clean energy supremacy

Tesla drops ‘Motors’ from name in bid for clean energy supremacy

Elon Musk is now at sweet spot of 3 big trillion-dollar energy ‘tsunamis’ that team Trump hopes to stop.

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Turnbull right to fund energy storage: 100% renewable grid is within reach

Turnbull right to fund energy storage: 100% renewable grid is within reach

With the right mix, the grid can go fully renewable for the same cost and reliability as fossil fuels.

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"Clean coal" most expensive new power supply, says BNEF (and not all that clean)

“Clean coal” most expensive new power supply, says BNEF (and not all that clean)

BNEF report latest to debunk Coalition clean coal plans, finding it to be super expensive, and not very clean (unless you add CCS, and then its ultra-super expensive). As for Turnbull’s argument that our grid needs more baseload…

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Turnbull's right: we need cheap, clean and reliable power – here's how

Turnbull’s right: we need cheap, clean and reliable power – here’s how

Better managing how we use electricity in our homes will reduce pressure on the grid, and reduce the need for more power stations.

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Take the blinkers off: Coal is not the answer

Take the blinkers off: Coal is not the answer

When will Turnbull and co, take their blinkers off and recognise Australia should be getting into battery storage, not clean coal.