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Category: Malcolm Turnbull

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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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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.

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Coalition ministers seek to railroad CEFC into backing "clean coal"

Coalition ministers seek to railroad CEFC into backing “clean coal”

Turnbull government ministers rally to support PM’s vision of clean coal power generation in Australia, – financed by the CEFC.

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Energy a "defining debate" of this parliament: Turnbull's key NPC comments

Energy a “defining debate” of this parliament: Turnbull’s key NPC comments

PM tells National Press Club energy is “a key debate” in 2017 parliament. Here are Malcolm Turnbull’s key comments on the subject.

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Investors back 1000s of MW of new solar projects in Australia – just don’t mention the RET

Investors back 1000s of MW of new solar projects in Australia – just don’t mention the RET

As renewables are used as a political football, investors and energy companies are getting on with the job, with major Asian investor group Equis announcing 200MW of ‘battery ready’ solar projects in Australia, with plans for another 1000MW in the near future.

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New year, same old energy Furphies: Fact-checking the pollies

New year, same old energy Furphies: Fact-checking the pollies

Despite improvements in the quality of discussion on climate and renewables, the political debate has regressed significantly. Time to fact check some old Furphies.

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Turnbull Government is wrong to pretend we can burn our way to climate safety

Turnbull Government is wrong to pretend we can burn our way to climate safety

We are in the midst of experiencing the impacts of dangerous global warming, which made it all the more jarring when the Federal Government came out championing the big polluters that are driving global warming.