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Is NEG just an elaborate plan to fund Turnbull's vanity project?

Is NEG just an elaborate plan to fund Turnbull’s vanity project?

Latest advice from Energy Security board makes it clear that on current policy settings the NEG will not reduce emissions, cut costs or invite new wind and solar investment. But there may be something else afoot – Malcolm Turnbull’s vanity project.

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Darth Vader or not, the Tesla truck changes everything

Darth Vader or not, the Tesla truck changes everything

With the Tesla truck, Elon Musk has torn down the final frontiers of the campaign against the clean energy transition: cost. And it matters little whether Tesla itself can pull it off – it has already turned two trillion-dollar industries upside down.

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Hackett orders new Tesla Roadster, to put "stake in heart" of petrol heads

Hackett orders new Tesla Roadster, to put “stake in heart” of petrol heads

Simon Hackett puts his name down for a new Tesla Roadster, saying it will prove supremacy of electric driven transport over burning fossil fuels. And prove Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson wrong.

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Elon Musk unveils the long range Tesla Semi electric truck

Elon Musk unveils the long range Tesla Semi electric truck

Elon Musk is unveiling his company’s electric truck, the Tesla Semi, promising long range and big savings. Here’s what we know…

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Trump team holds pro-coal event at Bonn climate conference

Trump team holds pro-coal event at Bonn climate conference

Trump’s promotion of coal fired generation at Paris climate agreement compared to “promoting tobacco at a cancer summit.”

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You heard right: Trump administration is bailing out coal plants

You heard right: Trump administration is bailing out coal plants

Consumers paying more on electric bills is exactly what might happen if the US DoE goes through with plan to bail out uneconomic coal plants.

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NEG: A rushed job that takes us backwards, not forwards

NEG: A rushed job that takes us backwards, not forwards

National Energy Guarantee appears to be a plan to get through the Coalition Party Room, and then a plan to have a plan.
Unfortunately, that means many more months of uncertainty.

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Tesla falls behind on Model 3 production, burns cash at record rate

Tesla falls behind on Model 3 production, burns cash at record rate

Production line “bottlenecks” at Tesla’s Nevada Gigafactory push Model 3 delivery target out 3 months. Musk says, “we’ve got it covered.”

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"Shame on you:" Frydenberg admits he doesn’t have rooftop solar

“Shame on you:” Frydenberg admits he doesn’t have rooftop solar

60 Minutes interview reveals Australia’s energy and environment minister has not installed rooftop solar at his family home – and why.

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West-east gas pipeline pre-feasibility study

West-east gas pipeline pre-feasibility study

The Turnbull Government is pleased to announce that ACIL Allen, in conjunction with GHD, is the successful tenderer to conduct a pre-feasibility study on the West-East Gas Pipeline.

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The NEG: No guarantee of success

The NEG: No guarantee of success

Far from being a “solution” to Australia’s power sector ills, the NEG, in its current state, raises as many questions as it purports to answer.