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Category: Renewables

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UniSuper taps World Bank's first Australian Green Bond issue

UniSuper taps World Bank’s first Australian Green Bond issue

University super fund invests $100m in World Bank’s first Australian Green Bond issue, in bid to drive low-carbon investment.

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HSBC says wind and solar best picks in climate stocks

HSBC says wind and solar best picks in climate stocks

Investment bank HSBC says wind and solar sectors offer best opportunity for green investors, while industrial efficiency looks the least attractive.

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RET Road Trip #2: Morwell residents look for an alternative to coal

RET Road Trip #2: Morwell residents look for an alternative to coal

Morwell marks the second stop for the RET Review Road Trip, where it finds a reality check on the human costs of coal power.

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Fossil fuels should be for making stuff, not for energy

Fossil fuels should be for making stuff, not for energy

We might continue to use fossils fuels for making stuff where necessary, but we should stop using them as our go-to energy source.

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Germany takes energy transition away from grass-roots movements

Germany takes energy transition away from grass-roots movements

Following new Energiewende reforms, Germany’s main priority seems to be protecting big business while continuing to roll out renewables.

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Abbott’s systematic destruction of solar support in Australia continues

Abbott’s systematic destruction of solar support in Australia continues

The solar schools and towns program appear to be latest victims of Abbott’s systematic destruction of Australia’s solar opportunity.

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WA geothermal project founders – due to a lack of oil

WA geothermal project founders – due to a lack of oil

Plans for a 25MW geothermal project in WA set back after partner withdraws because of a “lack of hydrocarbons”.

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Hunt commits to 'cleaner' coal, as renewables despair deepens

Hunt commits to ‘cleaner’ coal, as renewables despair deepens

Environment minister sees future in ‘clean’ coal, and refuses to endorse renewables. This comes as new data shows large-scale renewable projects at a standstill, and as industry finds doors closed in Canberra. Meanwhile, new data show electricity emissions have fallen 5 per cent in past year.

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Australian large-scale renewable energy projects at standstill

Australian large-scale renewable energy projects at standstill

Abbott government has brought the large-scale renewable energy industry to a standstill, with no new projects in 2014, and only four in 2013.

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Germany moves to contain costs, maintain renewables growth

Germany moves to contain costs, maintain renewables growth

Germany moves to contain costs of energiewende, as Spain also considers revisions to its renewables support system.

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Graph of the Day: World solar capacity up 35% in 2013

Graph of the Day: World solar capacity up 35% in 2013

With about 37,007 megawatts (MW) of solar PV power installed in 2013, world solar PV power capacity increased about 35% to 136,697 MW.