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What Frydenberg was told about why NEG was bad policy

What Frydenberg was told about why NEG was bad policy

There is a better alternative to the NEG, taking the lead of the UK, Germany, Portugal, even China, who have all set policy to move aggressively towards clean energy.

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NEG will shift emissions burden on other industry sectors

NEG will shift emissions burden on other industry sectors

There is strong potential for domestic offsets to be the marginal source of emissions reductions in the Australian market.

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National Energy Guarantee's bizarre approach to reliability

National Energy Guarantee’s bizarre approach to reliability

The more we look at the NEG, the more bizarre it gets. And it seems disrespectful, or even arrogant, of the ESB to think an overnight thought bubble is going to be superior to carefully developed process in overseas markets.

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We'll keep lights on, states can worry about emissions: ESB

We’ll keep lights on, states can worry about emissions: ESB

ESB chair Kerry Schott says it will be up to the states to act if they want higher emissions targets.

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Schott defends NEG modelling, says wind and solar at “low end”

Schott defends NEG modelling, says wind and solar at “low end”

Schott says NEG modelling assumes “low end” of wind and solar costs, defying recent evidence. But ESB did admit there is much work to do on policy, dispatchability had yet to be defined, new coal unlikely to get a look in, and states free to pursue own targets.

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Koutsantonis slams NEG, says it is an attack on renewables

Koutsantonis slams NEG, says it is an attack on renewables

SA energy minister Tom Koutsantonis says cannot support NEG, says it an attack on renewables, designed to keep alive dirty coal.

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ESB to use inflated costs for wind and solar to justify NEG

ESB to use inflated costs for wind and solar to justify NEG

Energy Security Board to use vastly inflated costs of wind and solar to justify its National Energy Guarantee. By using prices around 30-40 per cent above actual costs, will support its argument for little new wind and solar to be built in the coming decade.

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NEG: A rushed job that takes us backwards, not forwards

NEG: A rushed job that takes us backwards, not forwards

National Energy Guarantee appears to be a plan to get through the Coalition Party Room, and then a plan to have a plan.
Unfortunately, that means many more months of uncertainty.

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Time for Australia to wake up to scale and pace of clean energy transition

Time for Australia to wake up to scale and pace of clean energy transition

Billionaires get it. A million households get it. And so do thousands of businesses. So why does Australia’s government – and its principal regulators – fail to understand that the way to a cheaper, cleaner and more reliable grid is with more renewables, not less.

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NEG must grow new renewable energy capacity, not shrink it

NEG must grow new renewable energy capacity, not shrink it

It remains unclear how the NEG will ensure the investor confidence required to deliver a strong pipeline of new clean energy projects.

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Climate peace in our time?

Climate peace in our time?

Pressure could mount to set a significantly tighter emissions target for the electricity sector – which does not bode well for a climate truce.