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Coalition attempts to rewrite history on support for wind, solar and RET

Coalition attempts to rewrite history on support for wind, solar and RET

The Coalition is again feigning selective amnesia about the country’s climate and clean energy policies, and the party’s key role in delivering rising prices and a weakening, less stable electricity system. History tells another story.

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Record $7.5bn renewables spend puts RET well within reach

Record $7.5bn renewables spend puts RET well within reach

Stunning $7.5 billion surge in investment in large scale wind and solar projects means Renewable Energy Target is well within reach, and could be filled by commitments this year.

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Frydenberg to visit world's tallest solar tower

Frydenberg to visit world’s tallest solar tower

Federal energy minister to lead trade delegation to Israel, including visit to what will be world’s tallest solar tower.

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Frydenberg says "clean coal" could help Australia meet Paris targets

Frydenberg says “clean coal” could help Australia meet Paris targets

Frydenberg guarantees RET support, but it’s ultra-super-critical coal that has his attention, and he says it may help Australia meet Paris climate targets.

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Finkel to lead NEM review, but states hold to renewable targets

Finkel to lead NEM review, but states hold to renewable targets

Alan Finkel to lead a review of Australia’s electricity market, but states hold to individual renewable targets after Coalition failed to offer a post 2020 target. Battery storage a major focus.

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Coalition launches fierce attack against wind and solar after blackout

Coalition launches fierce attack against wind and solar after blackout

Ideology rules as Coalition, One Nation and Xenophon use South Australia blackout as an excuse to launch new attack on wind and solar. Turnbull and Frydenberg repeat call for Labor states to cancel “unrealistic” renewable targets.

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Frydenberg coal comments signal no change to Coalition fossil fuel plans

Frydenberg coal comments signal no change to Coalition fossil fuel plans

As fossil fuel divestment gathers pace, Australia’s new energy minister signals Turnbull Coalition still wedded to coal development.