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Transgrid: 100% renewables is feasible and affordable

Transgrid: 100% renewables is feasible and affordable

Network operator Transgrid says 100 per cent renewable energy is both feasible and affordable, and says only incremental increases in renewable energy will not achieve potential falls in the cost of electricity.

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Australia becomes 35th member of International Solar Alliance

Australia becomes 35th member of International Solar Alliance

Launched in Paris during the COP21 summit, the International Solar Alliance, spearheaded by India and France, has this week welcomed Australia to the fold.

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COAG: Can democracy weed out climate deniers?

COAG: Can democracy weed out climate deniers?

Turnbull’s recent use of the word “delusional” reminds us that climate denial is still alive and kicking in mainstream Australian politics.

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In the absence of national leadership, cities are driving climate policy

In the absence of national leadership, cities are driving climate policy

Imagine a future in which every one of Australia’s 537 local government areas, achieve net zero greenhouse emissions. It might sound like a pipe dream, but it could be closer than you think.

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NSW launches home battery guide, as race to "plug hole" threatens industry

NSW launches home battery guide, as race to “plug hole” threatens industry

New South Wales issues set of home battery storage guidelines, as industry warns against “jumping to an endgame” on safety.

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GE: Some Australia regions to be 100% renewable in 5-10 years

GE: Some Australia regions to be 100% renewable in 5-10 years

GE says parts of Australia will soon get all electricity from renewables, at least for a few days a year, as utility business models disrupted.

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Clean-tech stocks outperform general market again, as smart investors buy in

Clean-tech stocks outperform general market again, as smart investors buy in

It is no surprise that, regardless of the fickleness of environmental politics, smart investors are buying into the businesses that are redefining how we live.

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Coal has lost the energy war, so why are we still fighting?

Coal has lost the energy war, so why are we still fighting?

The political fight for coal power in Australia is already lost. Meanwhile, we are missing all the clean energy opportunities that have fallen into our lap.

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Is Australia smart enough to be the lucky country?

Is Australia smart enough to be the lucky country?

Australia is lucky enough to have some of the best energy resources in the entire world. But despite our natural advantages power prices have more than doubled in a decade.

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LO3 unveils 'game-changing' solar sharing microgrid in South Australia

LO3 unveils ‘game-changing’ solar sharing microgrid in South Australia

US-based energy sharing company LO3 partners with Yates Electrical to build 6MW solar microgrid in SA Riverland region.

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Know your NEM: Generator Reliability Option might be dumb idea

Know your NEM: Generator Reliability Option might be dumb idea

The COAG endorsement of the Finkel Review (apart from the CET) won’t mean much in the short term, but the generator reliability option might be a dumb idea. Meantime, smart companies are showing how to save costs with solar and storage.