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Category: Renewables

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Victoria taps Simon Corbell to advise on renewable energy strategy

Victoria taps Simon Corbell to advise on renewable energy strategy

Victoria hires driving force behind ACT’s reverse auction program to help drive the state’s 40% renewable energy target by 2025.

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SA-made silicon energy storage system "ready to close grid gap"

SA-made silicon energy storage system “ready to close grid gap”

Adelaide-made silicon-based thermal energy storage system set to target industry, high renewables grid.

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100% renewable grid not just feasible, but "reliable, robust and stable"

100% renewable grid not just feasible, but “reliable, robust and stable”

ATA report finds 100% renewable grid would be reliable and stable, with appropriate mix of generation sources, energy storage and upgraded infrastructure.

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AEMO says gas plants may be "stranded" by falling renewables, storage prices

AEMO says gas plants may be “stranded” by falling renewables, storage prices

AEMO report cites future of gas-powered electricity generation as “greatest variable” in fortunes of Australian gas industry.

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Monash issues 'world first' university climate bond

Monash issues ‘world first’ university climate bond

Monash University issues $218m Climate Bond – a world first, targeting sustainable development in the tertiary education sector.

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EOI call sparks strong interest in town’s RE switch

EOI call sparks strong interest in town’s RE switch

Renewable energy companies are lining up to be part of Renewable Newstead’s bid to lead change in the renewable energy industry.

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100% renewable energy system cheapest for South America

100% renewable energy system cheapest for South America

Transitioning to a fully renewable energy system would be the cheapest option for South America and it is possible in the next 15 years.

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Google plans to be 100 per cent renewable next year

Google plans to be 100 per cent renewable next year

From next year Google will purchase 100 per cent of the energy it uses from renewable sources, mostly wind and solar. Because it is cheaper.

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Rinehart attacks as Turnbull capitulates on carbon price

Rinehart attacks as Turnbull capitulates on carbon price

This week in climate and energy policy, we are left in no doubt where power lies in Conservative government decision making.

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CEFC says major interconnector upgrades needed, as renewables replace coal

CEFC says major interconnector upgrades needed, as renewables replace coal

Report finds Australia’s shift to renewables, in line with its climate targets, would require significant inter-regional transmission upgrades, including a second link between Victoria and Tasmania by 2025.

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Origin Energy to spin off upstream assets, focus on renewables and CSG

Origin Energy to spin off upstream assets, focus on renewables and CSG

Origin Energy plans to float upstream oil and gas business, to focus on CSG and energy markets. Stopped short of fossil fuel exit.