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The net cost of using renewables to hit Australia’s climate target? Nothing

The net cost of using renewables to hit Australia’s climate target? Nothing

Our modelling shows renewable energy can help hit Australia’s emissions reduction target of 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2030 effectively for free.

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How the International Energy Agency is steering world to climate disaster

How the International Energy Agency is steering world to climate disaster

International Energy Agency likes to present itself as a climate champion, but it is in fact steering the energy system towards catastrophic levels of warming,

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100% global renewable electricity more cost-effective than current system

100% global renewable electricity more cost-effective than current system

Making a global transition to 100% renewable electricity grid has long been a dream of many, and new research shows it is a viable reality.

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Coalition’s energy policy hinges on tricky wordplay about coal’s role

Coalition’s energy policy hinges on tricky wordplay about coal’s role

The new policy could end up feeding demand for coal.

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Making the energy transition more equitable and inclusive

Making the energy transition more equitable and inclusive

The transition to a clean, affordable and equitable supply of energy is finely on the agenda in Australia, compounded by soaring electricity prices and the mostly favourable response to the Finkel review.

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Poor households are locked out of green energy, unless governments help

Poor households are locked out of green energy, unless governments help

It’s time for governments to get serious about helping everyone to join the energy transition, not just the most affluent.

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Why age of populism won't derail future of solar, wind and EVs

Why age of populism won’t derail future of solar, wind and EVs

Despite the climate-denying Trump Administration, and populist movements across the world, Michael Liebreich gave plenty of reasons to be optimistic about future of wind, solar and Evs.

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Why the IEA still gets it wrong on fossil fuels

Why the IEA still gets it wrong on fossil fuels

The IEA is using unrealistic assumptions about emissions and CCS to keep coal and oil in the picture.

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France can’t meet its own power demand

France can’t meet its own power demand

As expected, France was heavily dependent on power imports during the first cold spell of this winter, even with most of its nuclear reactors back online. And it is paying twice as much for peak power as Germany.

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Why the future belongs to decentralised renewables

Why the future belongs to decentralised renewables

China and to some extent India are emerging as the principal practitioners of an alternative vision of energy growth.

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Lumenaza aims to connect 1.4m solar households with regional market

Lumenaza aims to connect 1.4m solar households with regional market

A new software platform in Germany lets utilities buy and sell “regional electricity” by connecting up small producers with consumers.