Butler confirms $1 billion ARENA funding to be cut after advocacy groups failed to defend agency when Coalition announced changes to clean energy finance. Because of that, Labor will no longer put its “body on the line” to defend the agency it created.
Low tariffs, and an absence of market signals rewarding the benefits of local generation, will encourage homes, businesses and small communities to quit the network, a new study has found. Will the incumbents ever learn?
Clean Energy Council blueprint to decarbonise Australia’s energy sector says government will need to increase the renewable energy target and extend it beyond 2020.
Greens bill calls for the establishment of a government statutory authority to oversee the planned closure of coal-fired power stations, rewrite market rules, shift Australia’s electricity system to renewables.
Only one minister, the ACT’s Simon Corbell, has had the courage and vision to stand up to incumbent bully-boys and introduce policies and targets that match the climate science. Yet the Coalition and most media continue to peddle nonsense dismissed most cogently by the new chief sloganeer, Malcolm Turnbull.
Australia’s Renewable Energy Target provides a fantastic opportunity to create some 15,200 jobs and $40.4 billion in investment out to 2020 and beyond.
ARENA puts $3m towards development of proposed energy self-sufficient bio-energy plant in north Queensland that would be Australia’s largest.