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Tag: "coal"

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Adani’s solar shift puts Carmichael in the shade

Adani’s solar shift puts Carmichael in the shade

Away from the sound and fury around Adani’s proposed coal mine in the Galilee Basin, a tectonic shift is happening in the global energy industry.

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China to phase out coal imports

China to phase out coal imports

In the long term, China’s coal demand will be fully met by domestic supply. As China reaches this balance, the coal price and coal imports will decline.

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Anti-jobs Abbott digs in against renewables, despite public backlash

Anti-jobs Abbott digs in against renewables, despite public backlash

Tony Abbott uses Sky News interview to attack renewable energy in what could be seen as an affront to Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership position.

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Business as usual at Australia’s coal, oil and gas companies

Business as usual at Australia’s coal, oil and gas companies

The deepest denial about climate change rests within Australia’s coal, oil and gas companies; which is ironic given that is where some of the impacts will be most keenly felt.

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IEA says Australia's coal plans don't match climate realities

IEA says Australia’s coal plans don’t match climate realities

International Energy Agency questions economics of Galilee Basin coal projects, suggesting coal is not popular in India and its use will be rapidly usurped by solar and wind if climate targets are to be met.

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Declining coal means flat global emissions for third year running

Declining coal means flat global emissions for third year running

For the third year in a row, global carbon emissions have remained flat, thanks in large part to declining emissions in China.

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Understanding the decision to close Hazelwood and other old clunkers

Understanding the decision to close Hazelwood and other old clunkers

Changing economics, tech advances, global warming, and the fact that things wear out over time: the writing is on the wall.

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Hazelwood to close as energy transition gathers pace in Australia

Hazelwood to close as energy transition gathers pace in Australia

With no economic option to clean it up, and no buyer, the French owner of Victoria’s Hazelwood coal power plant has confirmed it will close in March 2017. Engie also looking to sell Loy Yang B coal plant, and WA Kwinana gas station, as it transitions to low-carbon generation.

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Germany’s brown coal economies turn to battery storage in industrial shift

Germany’s brown coal economies turn to battery storage in industrial shift

An idea for Victoria’s Latrobe Valley? In the shadow of a fading lignite industry, German state invests in new technology – battery storage manufacturing.

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Hazelwood closure won't affect power prices as much as you might think

Hazelwood closure won’t affect power prices as much as you might think

As one of the cheapest generators in the NEM, it seems logical Hazelwood’s closure would see electricity prices increase. But will that happen?

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Coal wars: A fact check for the Turnbull government

Coal wars: A fact check for the Turnbull government

An increase in the coal price and Turnbull’s apparent change of view means the Coal Wars are BACK. Re-arm yourself the facts.