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Category: Renewables

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Victoria set to host Australia's biggest wind farm – 800MW

Victoria set to host Australia’s biggest wind farm – 800MW

WestWind Energy submits plans for $1.7bn, 231 turbine Golden Plains Wind Farm – also potentially largest in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Australia's coal & CSG delusion

Australia’s coal & CSG delusion

The last few weeks have set new standards for national stupidity, as the government dances to the tune of the fossil-fuel industry, and tries to establish as many new coal,VSG, LNG and oil projects as it can before the shutters come down.

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How Australia's 'fever swamp' of climate science denial is pushing a non-scandal about temperatures

How Australia’s ‘fever swamp’ of climate science denial is pushing a non-scandal about temperatures

Australia’s network of climate science deniers continue to grasp at straws, despite multiple technical inquiries refuting their claims.

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New rules create major road hump for wind and solar projects

New rules create major road hump for wind and solar projects

Construction boom in large-scale solar farms and wind projects in Australia hits major road hump, with “retrospective” rules imposed by market operator causing delays, and in some cases added costs and equipment changes.

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Electricity emissions continue fall after Hazelwood closure

Electricity emissions continue fall after Hazelwood closure

Report says emissions have fallen after Hazelwood closure, but finds It hard to think of a more expensive & unreliable way to achieve reliable and affordable energy than prolonging the life Liddell coal generation.

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Australia needs 75% renewables by 2030 to meet Paris targets, cut costs

Australia needs 75% renewables by 2030 to meet Paris targets, cut costs

Report shows least cost way to meet Paris climate goals and cut emissions is to fast-track Australia’s transition to renewable energy.

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What’s next for Minerals Council's coal and climate policy?

What’s next for Minerals Council’s coal and climate policy?

The abrupt and unexpected departure of the Minerals Council of Australia’s CEO, Brendan Pearson, may well be a crucial tipping point in Australia’s debate over domestic energy policy.

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Consumers see solar and battery storage as key to cutting bills

Consumers see solar and battery storage as key to cutting bills

Poll reveals batteries could soon be as “common as dishwashers” in Australian homes, in race to cut power bills with solar and storage.

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South African factory beats power cuts with Redflow batteries

South African factory beats power cuts with Redflow batteries

South Africa’s largest manufacturer of printed circuits has beaten frequent power outages and cut its energy costs by deploying Australian-designed Redflow zinc-bromine flow batteries.

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Australia wind energy's record day of production in August

Australia wind energy’s record day of production in August

Wind energy posts record output in August, with renewables delivering 25 per cent of all demand at the evening peak.

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Governments should stick to their job of making policy

Governments should stick to their job of making policy

Fears of the unstoppable energy transition are reinforced and amplified by vested interests and selfish, small minded losers who try and slow it down. Look at how energy prices jumped since Coalition’s intervention on Liddell.