BHP and Big Coal this week talked up coal as the solution to world’s energy poverty crisis, even its environmental problems. But they are only kidding themselves, and a few conservative governments.
Category: Smart Energy
ACT government looks to offer feed-in-tariffs for up to 23MW of waste-to-energy power plants as part of its 90% renewable energy plans.
Milne says utility business model is changing irrevocably, and rapidly, and the only hindrance are regulatory barriers. Even the US energy secretary agrees.
In the US, like many other countries, the past few years has seen an unprecedented softening in electricity demand. How is this happening?
A new report from the European biofuel industry suggests 16% of Europe’s road fuel could come from biofuels produced using waste from various sources.
German utility giant RWE reveals huge losses and admits it got its strategy wrong. It should have invested more in renewables, and it may be too late to catch up; the decline in fossil fuel generation is irreversible; and it will now focus on distributed energy and smart technologies.
CEFC makes first major investment since election of Abbott government – $20m towards biogas projects to cut energy costs for farmers, manufacturers.