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Victoria renewable target passes lower house – but Coalition vows to kill it

Victoria renewable target passes lower house – but Coalition vows to kill it

Victoria’s renewable energy target of 40% by 2025 has passed the lower house – but the state opposition has vowed to kill it if they get into power.

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A bunch of reasons to be optimistic about clean energy in Australia

A bunch of reasons to be optimistic about clean energy in Australia

Renewable energy is increasingly profitable without subsidies, and coal has become uninvestable without government intervention – this used to be the opposite.

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Morgan Stanley is wrong about Tesla’s electric cars

Morgan Stanley is wrong about Tesla’s electric cars

Last week, it was claimed EV’s are responsible for more global warming emissions than petrol cars, suggesting Tesla isn’t a ‘green’ company.

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Alphabet (Google) turns to molten salt to store clean energy

Alphabet (Google) turns to molten salt to store clean energy

Google’s parent company has joined Tesla and other smaller companies, developing ways to store wind and solar affordably.

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100% renewable energy is possible, practical, logical: setting the record straight

100% renewable energy is possible, practical, logical: setting the record straight

None of the 21 authors of a critique of a major 100 per cent renewable energy scenario for the US even bothered looking at the modelling.

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Big Oil just woke up to threat of rising electric car demand

Big Oil just woke up to threat of rising electric car demand

The world’s biggest oil producers are starting to take electric vehicles seriously as a long-term threat.

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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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Clean energy spending hits 43% share of total supply investment

Clean energy spending hits 43% share of total supply investment

Global spending on energy fall by 12% overall in 2016 but clean energy spending is on the up.

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Game changer: Cheap renewables are causing rethink on markets

Game changer: Cheap renewables are causing rethink on markets

Fossil fuels once had little to fear from renewable energy, but that’s no longer the case.

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Trump’s road to ‘energy dominance’ excludes renewables

Trump’s road to ‘energy dominance’ excludes renewables

US president’s “dirty energy week” measures decried as gifts to corporate polluters that will harm both the climate and the clean energy sector.

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Solar and wind tipping points: One down and one to go

Solar and wind tipping points: One down and one to go

There is no question now that solar and wind will dominate the future of electricity. The question is how fast.