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Nothing fickle about Finkel

Nothing fickle about Finkel

In the wash up of this week’s COAG Energy meeting, there’s a real risk the importance of the Finkel Review will be lost.

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Finkel: SA wind farm "faults" known, solved in Europe 10 years ago

Finkel: SA wind farm “faults” known, solved in Europe 10 years ago

Finkel review says wind farms settings cited in reports on South Australia blackout were resolved in Europe a decade ago. So why not Australia?

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Energy storage one of Australia's "big opportunities:" Finkel

Energy storage one of Australia’s “big opportunities:” Finkel

Australia’s chief scientist says battery and energy storage a “tremendous” innovation opportunity – and a primary focus for Commonwealth Science Council.

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What we're reading: Google's driverless car involved in bingle

What we’re reading: Google’s driverless car involved in bingle

Google’s driver-less car hits a bus; Australia’s chief scientist dreams of “vast arrays” of solar panel and a zero-emissions grid; the CEFC may finally be “safe”, and Spain reaches 54.6% renewables.

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Australia's new Chief Scientist speaks on techno-optimism, renewable energy and encouraging STEM

Australia’s new Chief Scientist speaks on techno-optimism, renewable energy and encouraging STEM

Dr Finkel on his views on topics ranging from “techno-optimism” to renewable energy to encouraging young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Australia's new chief scientist: renewables loving, EV driving, nuclear fan

Australia’s new chief scientist: renewables loving, EV driving, nuclear fan

Australia’s new chief scientist is a big fan of renewable energy, drives a Nissan Leaf electric car, and supports nuclear. But he also says Australia can “do it” with wind, solar and storage.