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Seven charts show new renewables outpacing rising demand for first time

Seven charts show new renewables outpacing rising demand for first time

For the first time ever, investment in new renewables was more than enough to cover rising global electricity demand in 2015.

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Why Craig Kelly should stop parroting Bjorn Lomborg's attack on solar

Why Craig Kelly should stop parroting Bjorn Lomborg’s attack on solar

The attacks on solar by Craig Kelly, the new head of the Coalition’s environment and energy committee, know no bounds, and no facts. Here’s why his claims are rubbish.

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Big solar helps deliver near record PV growth in 2015

Big solar helps deliver near record PV growth in 2015

In a year of record global growth, solar PV broke records in Australia in 2015 too, with biggest ever year for big solar helping to balance fall in rooftop market.

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It’s time to plan for electric vehicles on the grid

It’s time to plan for electric vehicles on the grid

New report identifies important best practices for utilities, regulators, and other stakeholders to incorporate electric vehicles into the grid.

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There are now more than one million electric cars on world’s roads

There are now more than one million electric cars on world’s roads

Last year, number of electric cars passed the one million threshold, meaning it is now the only technology sector on track to meet IEA’s 2C scenario.

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What will shake Malcolm Turnbull from his climate coma?

What will shake Malcolm Turnbull from his climate coma?

Global energy emissions flat for second year in a row, as Australia’s energy emissions soar. Still, Malcolm Turnbull declares himself satisfied with the Coalition’s climate change policies.

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IEA coal outlook blithely ignores the big picture

IEA coal outlook blithely ignores the big picture

Despite a 10% cut to coal consumption forecasts, the latest International Energy Agency medium-term coal market outlook distorts the underlying data being presented.

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Phase-out fossil fuel subsidies, says IEA chief

Phase-out fossil fuel subsidies, says IEA chief

IEA chief Fatih Birol says current low oil and coal prices provides “fertile ground” for the phase-out of $500bn a year fossil fuel subsidies.

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The IEA's climate-friendly scenario spells doom for coal

The IEA’s climate-friendly scenario spells doom for coal

Global coal industry is set for rapid fall by 2040, according to IEA’s most climate-friendly scenario in the World Energy Outlook 2015.

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Bjorn Lomborg, it’s time to check your numbers on wind and solar

Bjorn Lomborg, it’s time to check your numbers on wind and solar

International Energy Agency says it is critical to act on climate change, yet produces a 700-page annual document that looks at business as usual. But it still includes enough data to make a nonsense of Bjorn Lomborg’s claims on wind and solar.

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Australian rooftop solar PV cheapest in world, says IEA report

Australian rooftop solar PV cheapest in world, says IEA report

IEA says residential and commercial solar PV is cheaper in Australia than other reporting countries. And solar now accounts for 2.5% of total demand.