Calls for a ‘free-market’ approach to clean energy development are pure hypocrisy. Why hold renewables to different standards than fossil fuels?
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The proposal to increase fixed charges for Queensland rooftop PV customers is not only inequitable, it won’t achieve what the QCA wants it to achieve.
Between the Coalition’s green armies and wrecking-ball politics, and Labor’s festering internal factionalism, the best bet for Australia’s clean energy industry – and our efforts to tackle climate change – could be another hung parliament. It does work, even if it does not conform to stereotype.
A UCLA-led breakthrough in micro supercapicitator development could be the first step to a revolution in the marriage of renewables and energy capture.
President Barack Obama has used his second (and final) inauguration speech to commit his government to finally taking action on climate change. But his words about the imperative for clean energy investment has been said – many times over. So what’s different this time round?
22 of the world’s leading off-grid clean energy entrepreneurs are demanding social bankability from the World Bank Group. Here’s why it’s an important step.
The new report on energy costs by the government’s key forecasting body marks a line in the sand in the energy debate in this country. We can no longer pretend that fossil fuels are the cheapest option. It’s time to talk seriously about alternatives and to design a new energy system.
Mainstream parties defend the RET, but what exactly are they defending? The Coalition is blinded by its hatred of green technologies; why The Greens get it and mainstream parties don’t; why renewables could avert a gas-fired price surge; and why it’s better to be behind the meter than in front of it.
We asked some of Australia’s top energy industry executives and experts for their tips and predictions on what 2013 will hold. Here’s what they had too say…
We asked corporate leaders from the clean energy industry what they wanted for Xmas. Policy certainty was the number one issue, and it may arrive a few days early with the RET review. Oh, and lunch with our new clean energy Czars and an electric bike. But there’s more …..