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Category: Smart Energy

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Blockchain: Secret weapon in the fight against climate change

Blockchain: Secret weapon in the fight against climate change

While hackers wreak havoc on the climate, blockchain, the bleeding-edge technology behind Bitcoin, could help clean up the mess.

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Strong investor support drives CleanTech Index to new highs

Strong investor support drives CleanTech Index to new highs

Australian CleanTech Index outperforms ASX200 again in December and Q2 FY18, as companies become mainstream, mature, profitable – and less reliant on government policy.

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Chinese coal town embraces electric vehicles

Chinese coal town embraces electric vehicles

The heart of China’s coal country has become a global leader in EVs – but is the switch sustainable?

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A month in, Tesla's SA battery is surpassing expectations

A month in, Tesla’s SA battery is surpassing expectations

A month into operation, the Tesla lithium-ion battery at Neoen wind farm in Hornsdale, South Australia is already providing essential grid services.

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China further cementing its clean energy dominance

China further cementing its clean energy dominance

IEEFA’s latest report finds that China continued to set itself up to dominate clean energy sectors during 2017.

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Intermittent: Another big coal unit trips – that’s four in a week

Intermittent: Another big coal unit trips – that’s four in a week

A 700MW unit at Eraring coal plant tripped during Monday’s peak, the fourth coal unit to fail unexpectedly in less than a week. Meanwhile, another three units – equal to Hazelwood capacity – remain off line.

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ARENA says renewables could be Australia's next great export

ARENA says renewables could be Australia’s next great export

ARENA launches $20m funding round for hydrogen, both for renewable energy exports and for domestic “power-to-gas” storage.

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The further unravelling of Adani’s Carmichael coal project

The further unravelling of Adani’s Carmichael coal project

Another indication, amongst many, of the global transition away from coal.

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Corporates waking up to "new world" of cheap renewables, says Westpac

Corporates waking up to “new world” of cheap renewables, says Westpac

Westpac says at least 20 big companies are tendering for wind and solar plants as they look to bypass soaring grid costs and look for self-generation.

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2017 showed global clean energy revolution is unstoppable, no matter what Trump does

2017 showed global clean energy revolution is unstoppable, no matter what Trump does

The solar, wind, battery, and electric car “miracles” have gone mainstream.

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ACCC sets bar on ground for gas industry to jump over

ACCC sets bar on ground for gas industry to jump over

As Australia’s competition regulator and national consumer law champion, it beggars belief that the ACCC continues to pander to the gas cartel.