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Gupta plans to take Sydney, Melbourne steel plants 100% renewable

Gupta plans to take Sydney, Melbourne steel plants 100% renewable

Gupta says bigger steel plants in Sydney and Melbourne will go 100% renewable, and there is no reason why an aluminium smelter could not follow.

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Hawaii, California charge towards 100% renewable energy

Hawaii, California charge towards 100% renewable energy

Hawaii and California take major steps towards 100% renewable energy, showing it can be done on both big island grids, and in a major economy. In Hawaii, the local utility is so keen it says it can reach the target 5 years earlier than the mandate.

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CSIRO says Australia can get to 100 per cent renewable energy

CSIRO says Australia can get to 100 per cent renewable energy

CSIRO says no technical barriers to 100% renewables, and levels of up to 30% should be considered “trivial” as other energy experts reject conservative attachment to “baseload” fossil fuels.

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"There go the coal plants": Philippines energy at a crossroad

“There go the coal plants”: Philippines energy at a crossroad

Appointment of environmental campaigner as head of energy policy in Philippines signals major shift away from coal and towards 100% renewable energy.

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"Base load” power: a myth used to defend the fossil fuel industry

“Base load” power: a myth used to defend the fossil fuel industry

“Base load” power is not a technical term, but an economic one that supports the fossil fuel industry. But while it’s ingrained in western culture, China’s network operator can see a future where fossil fuels act, at most, as back-up to wind, solar and other renewables.

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Victorian network signs up to help rural community go 100% renewable

Victorian network signs up to help rural community go 100% renewable

Victorian network operator Powercor signs MOU to help rural town of Newstead shift to 100 renewable energy by 2021.

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US utility launches community solar program enabling customers to go 100% renewable

US utility launches community solar program enabling customers to go 100% renewable

Pacific Gas & Electric has launched a community solar program that allows customers to get half or all of their electricity from the sun.

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Djibouti announces 300MW solar project as part of 100% renewable plan

Djibouti announces 300MW solar project as part of 100% renewable plan

The African country of Djibouti has a goal to procure 100% of its energy from renewables.

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What will it take for America to go 100% renewable?

What will it take for America to go 100% renewable?

It took just three years for three US cities to make the transition to 100 percent clean energy — its expected that pace will only quicken in the coming years.

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What will the Energiewende cost?

What will the Energiewende cost?

The good news is that German government’s current renewable goals will be affordable. The bad news is that 100% renewable energy is less so.

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Nine huge US corporations pledge to go 100% renewable

Nine huge US corporations pledge to go 100% renewable

Nine US corporate giants – including Walmart, Goldman Sachs, Johnson & Johnson, NIKE, Procter & Gamble, and pledged to source 100% of their electricity from renewable energy.